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Montreal’s new bylaw is breed-neutral, but needs improvement

Many of you know that the City of Montreal reversed the “pit bull” ban implemented by former mayor Denis Coderre in 2016. There was no question that the former bylaw was archaic and unfair. Many animal owners and advocates spoke...
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When muzzles are marvelous

When muzzles are marvelous

We are opposed to mandatory muzzle laws based on breed, but we do not oppose muzzles themselves. Muzzles can be an effective training and management tool. While some owners balk at using them because of the reaction of others, we...
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Media case study – Savaged by The Daily Hive

Media case study – Savaged by The Daily Hive

As part of the resource library on our site, we are working to develop a “Media Report Card” – because even though reporters have excellent information available about dog behaviour and breed-specific legislation, we still come across articles like this....
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