Author Archive | Terry Price Kimmel

Helping the Helpless in Quebec

Facts: Puppy mills are commercial breeding operations that put profits above animal welfare. Mother dogs are confined in barren enclosures and denied adequate food, water, veterinary care and socialization. For the past five years, Quebec has ranked lowest of all Canadian provinces for its animal welfare legislation and received the dubious recognition as “best place ... Continue Reading

Happy Pawlidays: Holiday Tips for Your Pets

Grover a rescue dog in Ottawa, who just found his forever home this week! Photo courtesy of Brittany Veinot    phodographer.ca   HAPPY PAWLIDAYS !   The holidays are here and for most of us with pets at home, we tend to treat them like little people. Pictures with Santa, presents under the tree, extra food ... Continue Reading

Veterinarians without Borders / Vétérinaires sans Frontières

Vets without Borders based here in Canada? Still relatively unknown to most, “Their mission is to work for, and with, communities in need to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us.” Even more impressive is that I am lucky enough to have as my own wonderful veterinarian Dr. Enid Stiles, ... Continue Reading

Yappy Howl'oween!

Playing doggie dress up on a daily basis is not my thing. I have no interest in pretending my 10 lb Schnauzer, Mouse, is the little girl I always wanted. However, I do enjoy seeing pets decked out in Halloween garb and even Mouse must grin and bear a bee costume annually. I even hold contests ... Continue Reading

Meet Rescue Dog Keeper, Canada's National Dog Agility Champion

I love watching television segments that show off a dog with amazing abilities. Even simple pet tricks arouse my interest and makes me wish my own dogs had some hidden talent. Wonder where people come across these super dogs? Strong bloodlines, years of professional training? Do you wish your dog could be up on the ... Continue Reading