July 8, 2020 by Guest Writer
Tani is one of the animals featured in the children’s book High Paw, Super Sebastian! The story follows the journey of a foster puppy as he moves from home to home. The characters in the book are based on real animals. “When I’m feeling shy,” said Tani, “I retreat into…
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June 22, 2020 by Guest Writer
children's book, foster care, animal rescue
Pigment is one of the animals featured in the children’s book High Paw, Super Sebastian! The story follows the journey of a foster puppy as he moves from home to home. The characters in the book are based on real animals. “When I’m feeling nervous,” said Pigment, “I snuggle with…
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June 17, 2020 by Jasmine Cabanaw
children's books, first nations, indigenous languages
By Jasmine Cabanaw Kindness Is… teaches children and adults alike the importance of compassion, kindness, and empathy through a series of common but important examples of responsible pet ownership. The English version of Kindness Is... launched in 2017 and was a donation to the NWT SPCA from volunteers Simone Tielesh…
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May 21, 2020 by Jasmine Cabanaw
children in foster care
Feathered friends, therapy animals, and beloved pets are banding together to raise awareness about children in foster care. The upcoming children’s book High Paw, Super Sebastian! follows the journey of a foster puppy as he moves from home to home. Sebastian encounters various animals along the way who help him…
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May 19, 2020 by Jasmine Cabanaw
rescue animals
“Kindness Is…” will be the first book of its kind to be translated into all nine official Indigenous languages of the Northwest Territories. In partnership with the Northwest Territories SPCA (NWT SPCA), the Canadian company Green Bamboo Publishing is releasing nine translated versions of the children’s book Kindness Is... The…
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May 10, 2020 by Guest Writer
rescue dog
Guest Post by Sue Vosper Joey is a miniature dachshund.  We don't know when Joey's birthday is, because she came to us through the OSPCA and we don't know anything about her time before us.  Her exact age is not known either but we were told, and agree, that she…
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April 28, 2020 by Guest Writer
cat rescue, cindy evans
Vinnie is approximately 12 years old now and loves life. We rescued each other and this is our story. By Cindy S. Evans My first glimpse of Vinnie was the winter of 2012 on a very cold day at camp. Someone threw out some leftover chili, maybe it was spicy…
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April 17, 2020 by Jasmine Cabanaw
pets, children's books
Call for Submissions: Green Bamboo Publishing is looking for real pets to feature in an upcoming children’s book. The book follows the journey of a foster puppy named Super Sebastian, who encounters various pets who help him as he moves from home to home. Green Bamboo Publishing is seeking submissions…
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March 20, 2020 by Jasmine Cabanaw
COVID19 dog, coronavirus, covid-19 and pets
By Jasmine Cabanaw If your dog has ever tried to lick your face after licking its own butt, you’ve probably had a moment when you questioned how sanitary your fur baby is. Fortunately, dog butt to human face isn’t a known transmission of the coronavirus COVID-19. The ability for the…
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August 22, 2019 by Guest Writer
Guest Post by Jaselin Drown Summer is the prime party season. Birthday, pool, holiday, you name it! Warm weather gives us an added reason to be outside and there’s only one thing perfectly positioned to help us recoverㅡwatermelon. Watermelon is not only good for hydrating, but also for relieving muscle…
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