heather's day in court
heather's day in court

heather's day in court

What's that saying... "no good deed goes unpunished."

Heather will be in court tomorrow over an injured dog surrendered to the Daisy Foundation.

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still homeless & sheltered
still homeless & sheltered

still homeless & sheltered

Patti has just had an anniversary. She recently marked one year at the Brant County SPCA in Ontario -- what's that? About seven years in a dog's life?

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veterinarian greed
veterinarian greed

veterinarian greed

The cause of death, neglect and pet over population.

One woman was turned away from vet care for financial reasons, then charged with neglect by the city.

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sweet patti
sweet patti

sweet patti

"Patti is around 8 years old, very affectionate and LOVES her toys. She came into our care on July 5th after someone abandoned her, tied to a tree with a short leash and a prong collar so tight it was digging into her skin every time she moved."

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lax sentencing for cruelty remains the norm
lax sentencing for cruelty remains the norm

lax sentencing for cruelty remains the norm

Saying that Anderson didn’t pose a significant enough threat to be locked up, the judge ordered him to serve a conditional jail sentence in the community.

One animal welfare supporter stepped up and wrote a letter to the judge!

KUDOS!

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negligent pet owner in Alberta!
negligent pet owner in Alberta!

negligent pet owner in Alberta!

Debbie Andrews' animals died in her Harvey Station, NB home while she was on vacation. She has since fled the province.

The manager of the Oromocto SPCA wants to see a Canada-wide arrest warrant issued for her.

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indika FOUND a home!
indika FOUND a home!

indika FOUND a home!

Meet Indika! Another victim of Ontario's BSL, Indika needs to find a new home outside the province.

She is about 8 months old and is a very well-mannered girl!

UPDATE: She has a new home!

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hell no! we won't go!
hell no! we won't go!

hell no! we won't go!

While the sight of these magnificent animals and the pagentry that goes into every act is incredible, what is the cost to these animals just for our entertainment?

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shark fin free Calgary
shark fin free Calgary

shark fin free Calgary

Shark fin is served in over 30 restaurants and other establishments that we are aware of right here in Calgary!

Many restaurants not advertising shark fin on their menus, will often make it available for special order for banquets and other events.

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Jersey: missing in Airdrie
Jersey: missing in Airdrie

Jersey: missing in Airdrie

She is a 7-month-old brown brindle pit bull. She has more light hairs on her belly. She has stunning coppery brown eyes. She is a slender 18” tall lightweight. She has a slight lumpy mark on the left side of her neck from the surgery. She’s active and loves her family, is timid with strangers but not vicious.

Reward offered!

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duke finds a home
duke finds a home

duke finds a home

It took a while to find the right home, but it was love at first sight when dog and new owner finally met!

Our little man, Duke, has a new home! We are so excited!

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pekoe fundraiser
pekoe fundraiser

pekoe fundraiser

Our MANY THANKS to everyone who came out in support of Pekoe!

The proceeds from this event will certainly help with her medical expenses!

Make a donation for PEKOE!

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reflecting on mirror
reflecting on mirror

reflecting on mirror

Last I knew, there was to be a town hall meeting in Mirror between residents and officials to discuss the poisoning deaths of 13 dogs and what was going to be done about it. But the last I heard, the meeting never happened.

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benjamin is missing
benjamin is missing

benjamin is missing

“Ben was last seen on our end driveway talking to a stranger, being fed with a pizza box. Ben is not a wanderer, and is very attached to us, his people. Ben is 108 pounds, and 28 inches tall at the shoulder.”

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why shelters kill
why shelters kill

why shelters kill

A list of reasons an animal might be destroyed in a kill shelter. Or is it a list of excuses for the purpose of either easing someone’s guilt about needlessly taking a life or granting them a pardon for their laziness? Personally, I fail this test myself.

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the price of a life
the price of a life

the price of a life

What happens when the very professionals you entrust with the care of your companion fail? When, by their own admission, their neglect to do their duty appropriately and responsibly results in your pet's death?

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no justice for ben
no justice for ben

no justice for ben

At trial in Cochrane, a slap on the wrist was handed down by the judge in this case. The stakes were a maximum fine of $100,000 and/or two years in jail plus the loss of his hunting license. But the judge fined John McWilliams $300.

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symptoms of poisoning
symptoms of poisoning

symptoms of poisoning

• Irritation or swelling of the mouth and throat
• Drinking excessive amounts of water
• Drooling or discharge from the nose
• Stomach pain or cramps
• Loss of balance or coordination
• Vomiting
• Respiratory problems
• Paralysis
• Diarrhea
• Tremors, Convulsions or Seizures

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elephants
elephants

elephants

There is growing resistance against the capture, confinement, and use of wild elephants. Animal rights advocates allege elephants in zoos and circuses "suffer a life of chronic physical ailments, social deprivation, emotional starvation, and premature death". Zoos argue that standards for treatment of elephants are extremely high.

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It is the mission of the DAISY Foundation to speak for the animals who cannot speak for themselves.

It seems that they are not speaking in a voice that most people can hear. However if you are paying attention, they are speaking… and they are asking for our help. From the homeless companion animals to those in abusive situations. We address this on three fronts: Legislation, Spay/Neuter Assistance and Education. Click to read our latest posts.  | Click to make a donation to the DAISY Foundation