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September 2016

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Montreal is Banning Pitbulls

A pit bull named Athena goes for a walk at the SPCA, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Montreal. Montreal will ban pit bulls and other dangerous breeds of dogs beginning in September. Mayor Denis Coderre says dogs that already live in the city will be grandfathered but will have to be sterilized and wear muzzles in public. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

In June, a Quebec man named Farid Benzenati arrived at his house in Montreal’s east end to see a dog outside, wrestling with a large object. The dog was new to the Pointe-Aux-Trembles neighborhood, and Benzenati at first dismissed the tussle in the neighbor’s backyard as playful. But then he saw human hair. Continue Reading

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Autumn Safety Tips

There’s nothing like the crisp, cool air and luscious foliage to get you excited for the changing seasons. Your pet, too, is probably welcoming a break from summer’s hot, sticky weather. But fall is also a time of lurking dangers for our furry friends. From household poisons to cold weather hazards, there are important safety issues to consider.

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Below are some tips to keep your pet happy and healthy during the autumn months.

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