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Animal Food Banks Help Communities

Updated: Dec 02, 2022 Originally Published on Animalfoodbank.org Feb15, 2021 Animal Food Banks Help Communities You may have seen a pet or animal food bank in your community.  Why are we needed?…

Animal Rescues In Canada

Animal Rescues in Canada Animal rescues in Canada – and most probably, everywhere – are very different from animal shelters in the ways they operate, along with their mandates. Not having consistent…

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel?

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel? What is Chattel? Can our pets be classified as chattel? Are our pets nothing but property? In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the word ‘Chattel’ is defined…

Gigantic Influences of Pets for the Homeless

Gigantic Influences of Pets for the Homeless Never understimate the influences of pets. Homelessness is a very complex issue that is different for everyone experiencing it. Sleeping on the streets is a…

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The Difference Between A Service Dog And An Emotional Support Animal?

The Difference Between A Service Dog And An Emotional Support Animal? Have you ever wondered…

AFB Weekly News Roundup November 11, 2022

AFB Weekly News Roundup The Animal Food Bank has rounded up some of the top…

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Gigantic Influences of Pets for the Homeless

Gigantic Influences of Pets for the Homeless Never understimate the influences of pets. Homelessness is a very complex issue that is different for everyone experiencing it. Sleeping on the streets is a horribly difficult, isolating and dehumanizing thing to do. As a homeless…

Ways To Prevent Pet Surrendering

Ways To Prevent Pet Surrendering

Ways To Prevent Pet Surrendering What is Pet Surrendering? What can we do to prevent it? Pet surrendering is the act to find a new home for your pet. Sometimes pet owners face with extremely difficult circumstances which leaves them struggling to keep…

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel?

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel? What is Chattel? Can our pets be classified as chattel? Are our pets nothing but property? In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the word ‘Chattel’ is defined as an item of tangible moveable or immovable property except for…

Why Are Pets So Important To The Homeless?

Why Are Pets So Important To The Homeless? Western societies inexorably share archetypical images tied to our collective memories. Among those images, we find the one of Le Mat, The Fool. A powerful image of a pet and a homeless, sharing a special…

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How Pets Are A Barrier To Social Services

How Pets Are A Barrier To Social Services Is it possible that pets constitute a barrier to social services? Well, they should not. But yes, they are.  On the one hand, pets offer unconditional love and companionship to their owners. On the other…

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel?

Chattel And Pets, What Is Chattel? What is Chattel? Can our pets be classified as chattel? Are our pets nothing but property? In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the word ‘Chattel’ is defined as an item of tangible moveable or immovable property except for…

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The Magic of Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ People

The Magic of Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ People Why we need pride – Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ Pride Month celebrates the beauty of LGBTQIA+ culture and community. It honours the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, which was the catalyst for the gay liberation…

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dos and don’ts at the park

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dos and don’ts at the park Going to the dog park with your dog is something that just never gets old! There are so many positive impacts that it has including giving your dog the opportunity to socialize with…

What Are the Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds?

What Are the Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds? “Dogs are intelligent creatures” is quite an understatement. Some breeds are so smart that they could outwit you. We’ve all been here before when your furry buddy suddenly does something that amazes you, and you…

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The Magic of Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ People

The Magic of Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ People Why we need pride – Dog Companionship for LGBTQIA+ Pride Month celebrates the beauty of LGBTQIA+ culture and community. It honours the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, which was the catalyst for the gay liberation…

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dos and don’ts at the park

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dos and don’ts at the park Going to the dog park with your dog is something that just never gets old! There are so many positive impacts that it has including giving your dog the opportunity to socialize with…

What Are the Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds?

What Are the Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds? “Dogs are intelligent creatures” is quite an understatement. Some breeds are so smart that they could outwit you. We’ve all been here before when your furry buddy suddenly does something that amazes you, and you…

Dog-friendly restaurants in Toronto that will blow your mind

Dog-friendly restaurants in Toronto that will blow your mind Toronto is home to close to 3 million people and with that many people, you can only imagine how many dogs there are! According to city stats, there are approximately 230,000 dogs living within…

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These breeds make the best apartment dogs

These breeds make the best apartment dogs It’s important that your new pup is suited to apartment living, and these 15 breeds are perfect for those living in smaller spaces. With so many of us living in apartments it’s important that perspective dog…

Fun Tricks You Can Teach Your Dog

Fun Tricks You Can Teach Your Dog It doesn’t take an expert trainer or dog whisperer to get your dog to perform fun tricks. With little patience and some tasty treats, most dogs learn a variety of fun tricks. The thing is, dogs…

9 dog-friendly patios to visit this July in Vancouver

It’s finally patio season! Here’s a list of 9 of the best dog-friendly patios in Vancouver to visit this month. Patio season has finally arrived in Vancouver and if you want to soak up the sun with a few cocktails without having to…

Dog park etiquette: simple rules for a positive dog park experience

Dog park etiquette: simple rules for a positive dog park experience Whether it’s on-leash, enclosed, or off-leash, dog parks are the highlight of the day for many pups, and it’s up to pet parents to ensure the the experience remains a pawsitive one…

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series Dog Friendly Flight Basics

The Dog Owner Etiquette Series Dog Friendly Flight Basics Dogs have been flying on airplanes for years and many airlines have adopted pet-friendly policies to make travelling with pets easily accessible. Despite this, flying on an airplane with your dog is still a…

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dog Friendly Basics at Restaurants

Dog Ownership Etiquette Series: Dog Friendly Basics at Restaurants Every day, there are more restaurants in Canada opening their doors to our pets, and even offer them a chair at our table. Ok, wait a minute. Is that possible? No, of course it…

The Breeding business: Can it be responsible?
The Breeding business: Can it be responsible?

The Breeding Business: Can It Be Responsible? (At Animal Food Bank Pet Club, we strongly suggest that you adopt a dog and not buy. There are plenty of amazing dogs that need homes. We believe if you look at responsible adoption agencies you’ll…

All You Need To Know About Mine Detection Dogs

All You Need To Know About Mine Detection Dogs Dogs are special in countless ways, aren’t they? But aside from their obsession with cuddling and fetching, one thing that makes them incredible creatures are their sniffing power. A dog’s sense of smell is…