They're not your typical pet, but they have a lot to teach us.
Eli Boroditsky sheltered the injured animal in the back of his car for 11 hours.
Mugsy was 5 weeks old when someone threw acid on her, melting most of her face. Moved by her story, a lab assistant in Burnaby, B.C. helped bring the pup to Canada to undergo life-saving surgery.
When people walk out in the field of horses with me, they are entering into a space where no ego exists. There is only the pure reflection from the horses who, because of their prey nature, are reading not what we show on the surface but the intention of energy we are holding underneath that. We are mirrored from a place of pure authenticity where our own blindness and unconscious habits are revealed in an instant due to the highly sensitive nature and intuition that the horse brings to the conversation.
By Vjosa Isai Giving up a pet is a difficult decision, and while it may be a well-intentioned one for pet owners re-homing
The theory goes that black, especially big, dogs are far less likely to be adopted. Some shelters even train black dogs in their care to do special tricks, give them backstories, and ensure that they are well-trained to make them more appealing. But sadly it's often to no avail. What's the reason for this, and what can be done?
It hurts my heart when people surrender their dogs -- or worse, euthanize them -- simply because they are old. This time, instead of just being angry and sad, I decided to step up. I met Buddy in a Tim Horton's parking lot on New Year's Day. I was taken aback by how thin and frail he was.
On September 28th, Canada's Parliament will vote on a bill to improve the welfare of animals in this country: Bill C-246 "The Modernizing Animal Protections Act." If the good guys win, the bill will proceed to an all-party committee for review and possible amendment.
"What a bad way to be, mate."