Archive for May, 2013

The Problem with the Ontario Pit Bull Law: It should be Repealed

Monday, May 27th, 2013

More about the Pit Bull Law in Ontario

DogFriendly.com has been opposed to the Ontario Pit Bull Law as cruel and unreasonable since before it passed. Unfortunately, 8 years later the law is still on the books and being enforced. This is the most draconian dog law at a state or provincial level in North America. We want to see it repealed. Because of this law, passed in 2005, DogFriendly.com has a warning on every Ontario Page on it’s website. This is the only state or province with such a warning. This law is clearly hurting tourism to Ontario and Toronto in particular. It is bad PR for the province. Dog bites are not down since this law passed. And it is not making them safer, just crueler.

The latest story about the ramifications of this law is about a Major League Baseball Player who was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays. Because one of his dogs is a pit bull mix, his wife and kids will have to live in the U.S. away from him in order to keep their dog. Previous issues have included the confiscation of many dogs, many of our readers having to travel south to the U.S. to drive between eastern and western Canada to avoid driving their pit bulls through Ontario and many people unable to visit Niagara Falls, Toronto or Ottawa. Many dog events in the province have been moved elsewhere or reduced in scope since no pit bull mixes or pits are allowed.

Read the article on All Pet News. It highlights this very bad law.

More about this law is at DogFriendly.com’s link.

Driving With Dogs: Safety & Tips

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Traveling with your dog can be a lot of fun. It’s nice to have company for a long ride and many dogs really enjoy going for a drive. Nowadays there are many pet friendly hotels to stay in when on the road. Major roadways often have rest areas with grassy places to walk your dog.
For the whole article on All Pet News Click Here…

Fly to Miami for dog talk with Cesar Millan

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Dog lovers everywhere know that Cesar Millan’s relationship with dogs is undeniably special. As a young boy he was teased for his close relationships with dogs by his classmates calling him ‘dog boy,’ but today, he is the pet care industry’s most recognized and sought-after authority working in the field of dog care and rehabilitation. Pooch lovers everywhere would dream of the opportunity to meet this celebrated dog behaviorist in person and Omaze.com is now making their dream come true.

Anyone can now enter-to-win the ultimate dog-lover’s experience: a flight to Miami with their best pal to meet Cesar Millan, VIP access to filming of the Cesar Millan show and some one-on-one time with the man himself backstage before the show. The winner will learn about Cesar’s philosophies on dogs, see a live demonstration with a variety of breeds and participate in an audience Q&A session. The best part? Entries start at just $5 a pop and every 5 entries will teach a classroom of children humane education and helps save the lives of shelter dogs.

I would love it if you would share this experience with your readers to help raise awareness abused and abandoned dogs as well as offer you readers a chance to win their dream experience. Is this something you’d be interested in? To find out more about the experience or Omaze.com, visit – http://www.omaze.com/experiences/get-advice-about-your-dog-from-cesar-millan.