BE SPECIAL: ADOPT A DOG WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
by Nomi Berger Their bodies may be imperfect, but their spirit remains intact. So it is said about the special needs dog. Although caring for one can be challenging, more and more people are opening their hearts and their homes and adopting them. For this reason, more and more dogs who might otherwise be euthanized are being given a new “leash” on life. Experts
THE DOWNSIDE OF DOUBLE MERLES
by Nomi Berger Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Sadly, in the world of dog breeding, some dogs are bred simply because they are thought to be beautiful — by breeders and buyers alike. So it is with the double merle. Merle refers to a color pattern, not a color in and of itself. Merle dogs come in many colors, the most
Tick Alert: Pet Owners Beware
by Nomi Berger With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of an annoying and possibly fatal pest: the tick. What was once considered a nuisance found only in the wooded countryside has been persistently and increasingly invading cities both large and small. Now ticks can be as close as your neighbourhood park or your neighbour’s backyard. What, precisely, is a tick? A tick
Congratulations to all these pets for finding their forever homes!