Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Mike Myers, Michael J. Fox, poutine, hockey, the Ryans (Gosling and Reynolds), Labrador retrievers, what do they all have in common? They’re beloved in The United States (OK, OK, poutine and hockey are debatable) and are all Canadian icons.
As many of you may know, there is currently a devastating forrest fire engulfing the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The fire has reached a total of 85,000 hectares, and has displaced more than 90,000 residence. Most of them have lost everything, including their beloved pets.
For the lucky ones, who were able to save their furry family members, aircraft transport was made available by WestJet. With 130 people on board, 19 dogs, 5 cats, and 2 turtles, the ride was tightly packed with grateful families.
Seventy dogs were seized from a farm near Riceton, Saskatchewan last week after an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. Originally the owner had 150 dogs, but managed to re-home some before Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan (APSS) stepped in.
"The Present," is a tearjerker! This heartwarming animated short had a very incredible festival run, featuring in 180 film festivals and winning more than 50 awards! And it's not hard to see why. Based on a comic by Fabio Coala, it's a touching tale about an unusual boy and a new, unusual present, that helps him begin to come to terms with and accept himself, as well as others.
Man’s best friend joined professional tennis players on the court of this exciting international tennis tournament. The dogs were shelter dogs who were once street dogs in Sao Paulo, who were specially trained and given a new leash on life. The four pups, Frida, Costela, Mel, and Isabelle, were even featured in the spotlight at the exhibition match between Roberto Carballes Baena and Gasto Elias.