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by Omar Mosleh on September 19, 2011
The dog days of summer may be over, but they’re still going strong at Kew-Balmy beach following the city’s construction of a new fence at the off-leash dog park.

The fence was constructed to replace an existing one that showed signs of disrepair.

The Toronto Beaches...(More)
by Caitlin Orr on August 17, 2011
Dogs at Earl Bales and G. Ross Lord parks are getting a new leash on life — by getting rid of the leash.

The city is moving ahead with plans to install off-leash areas in both parks, Earl Bales by the end of the summer and G. Ross Lord during the fall.

“I think...(More)
by Liz Campbell on May 27, 2011
Canadians love their pets. Sales in the pet market are estimated at about $4.5 billion a year. From Harley-Davidson t-collars for cats to filet mignon-flavoured toothpaste to encourage Fido to brush regularly, there isn’t much animal lovers won’t do to make life a little better for their pampered...(More)
by Kelly Gadzala on May 19, 2011
Do an internet search on Michèle Duquet and you’ll find she’s a successful Canadian actress who’s appeared in feature films, TV movies and TV series over the past 25 years.

But in spite of a busy acting schedule, the longtime Coxwell and Gerrard area resident manages to split her...(More)
by Kelly Gadzala on May 19, 2011
Two Upper Beach residents have opened a pet store on the cusp of India Bazaar at Gerrard and Coxwell avenues, an area they say is in desperate need of a local pet shop.

“It was really important for us to be on this corner,” says Kym Hyde, co-owner of Furballs Pet Stuff at 1618...(More)
by Kelly Gadzala on December 16, 2010
The dog changed her life.

The canine in question: a loveable fluffy-looking mutt named Chewy rescued from the Toronto Humane Society.

The young lady: an advertising career girl who wondered if she couldn’t combine her boot camp-style workout with her new pooch’s...(More)
by Kelly Gadzala on November 4, 2010
This is a column about six degrees of shopping separation, about how one shopping exploit can lead to another when peeps pull together and promote their ’hood.

It all started on a jaunt along St. Clair Avenue West one chilly October afternoon:

Traipsing along in search of...(More)
by Staff on August 20, 2010
Police are searching for a 16 year old Macaw named Tiffany after the exotic bird was stolen in the Topham Park area.

The pet escaped from its owner’s home near Ferris Road and Squires Avenue in the evening hours of Aug. 18. The bird flew to a nearby tree. Police say two people...(More)
by Christopher Reynolds on June 18, 2010
The website looks like one of any other funeral service, with headings for “Grief Resources”, “Burial” and “Memorial Products”.

But when the eye meets another heading—“Euthanasia”— it quickly becomes clear that this is not your average funeral home.

No, this...(More)
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