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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What can we do about Montreal?

What can we do about Montreal?

Are you outraged by Montreal’s breed ban? Any animal lover should be. The new legislation makes pet ownership very onerous for any citizen. While the City and the Montreal SPCA will be back in court November 25 to determine the outcome of the...
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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

According to Dictionary.com, Critical Thinking is: a noun – 1. Disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded and informed by evidence. It is essential to use critical thinking about any news topic – especially controversial ones th...
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Brain bias and breed-specific thinking

Brain bias and breed-specific thinking

When you talk to people about why they fear certain breeds, or why they support breed-specific legislation, you will often hear statements like, “I’m always hearing about pit bull attacks in the news” or “Certain dogs are bred to be...
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Stress management and BSL

Stress management and BSL

Written by Steve Barker of the Dog Legislation Council of Canada. Shared with permission. How To Manage Your Stress When Fighting Breed-Specific Legislation 1. Do not read online comments under news articles. Online comments are made by two types of...
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Clickbait – and those terrifying kittens

Clickbait – and those terrifying kittens

7 Things You Don’t Know About Kittens That Will Make You Shake With Fear!!! By Leigh Oxley, HugABull Volunteer and Online Marketing Professional. Shared with permission from the HugABull blog. I have good and bad news for you. The good:...
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