March 30th, 2019 — Breeders do not always get the recognition they deserve. Some people wrongfully believe that breeders are “making money off the backs” of animals. In fact, this theory is not always true, because there are breeders who carefully follow the rules.
April 24, 2018 — Art is the combination of two worlds: Imagination and realism. It evolves over time and experiences. Patrick Larrivée, Animal Artist, has polished his art to a rare level of abstraction. For him, a timeless painting is created through light. In other words, the artist’s soul must paint the emotions with the colors to say it.
September 26, 2017 – The bond between animals and their masters does not always exist. How many animals are abandoned and euthanized each year when these two scenarios could have been prevented?
May 31th, 2017 – Like human beings, animals can also suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as experience emotional distress. The Animal EMDR approach (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) has proven effective to counter the highly disabling psychological and behavioural effects of these disorders. And, good news, this technique recently became available in the Province of Québec.
April 2nd, 2017 – Since the Act to improve the legal situation of animals came into effect on December 4th, 2015, the value of an animal in terms of money went up.
By François G. Cellier
January 4 2017 – Dr. Rachel Carrier is one of the few dentists in Quebec, if not the only one, to use zootherapy in her practice. This innovative approach is for those who are afraid of the dentist, as well as others who have developmental disabilities, such as autism and attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity.
By Daniel Filion
Consultant in feline behavior at Éduchateur
October 27, 2016 – In my last column, I explained to Internet users how to play with their cat in three steps. That being said, if the cat has needs to play, you must identify the toys it prefers, but also know the limits that should not be crossed during a game session. In so doing, bites potentially severe will be avoided.
July 4, 2016 – A critical moment that will change the life of a pet owner, euthanasia confirms the certainty that we are all mortal. To end the life of a faithful companion reminds us, too, how the attachment between humans and animals can be powerful.
By François G. Cellier
22 April 2016 – Feline fashion can take various forms and serve good causes. The Cat Lady Co. demonstrated this since its inception on January 1, 2016. The idea has attracted many visitors and is experiencing an unexpected success.