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CM Magazine highly recommends Cat Champions

November 1st, 2013

“Laidlaw, author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs, now provides a book that will empower you to help homeless cats…An index and resource guide (cat protection and information websites) can be found on the back pages. This book worked for me… Highly recommended.” — Tanya Boudreau Click here to […]

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Quill & Quire calls Cat Champions “ideal” for cat lovers

October 17th, 2013

“Cats may have conquered the Internet, but every year thousands still end up homeless in shelters, sanctuaries, and feral colonies. Cat Champions is about some of the people – most of them kids – who dedicate their personal time, imagination, and resources to care for them. The book starts with a brief overview of Felis […]

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Rob Laidlaw’s Dog Tales: Visiting Hachiko

August 31st, 2012

Dog Tales is a series where author and animal advocate Rob Laidlaw shares stories and facts from his travels and work in dog advocacy. When I was in Tokyo, I went to see the memorial statue of Hachiko the dog just outside the Shibuya train station. While Hachiko is extremely famous in Japan, he’s not […]

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Rob Laidlaw’s Dog Tales: Encountering Wild Dogs

August 17th, 2012

Welcome to Dog Tales, a series where author and animal advocate Rob Laidlaw shares stories and facts from his travels and work in dog advocacy.  I’m always amazed at how wild dogs can exist in the midst of heavily urbanized environments. A year ago I even saw a big coyote casually trotting down the sidewalk […]

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Rob Laidlaw’s Dog Tales: the Issue of Dog Fur

August 6th, 2012

Welcome to Dog Tales, a series where author and animal advocate Rob Laidlaw shares stories and facts from his travels and work in dog advocacy. According to the Humane Society International an estimated 2 million dogs and cats are killed for their fur every year. While the trade in dog fur is mostly in Asia, […]

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Rob Laidlaw’s Dog Tales: Bedbugs Beware

July 16th, 2012

Welcome to Dog Tales, a series where author and animal advocate Rob Laidlaw shares stories and facts from his travels and work in dog advocacy. I recently read an article about dogs checking for bedbugs at a third of Hamilton’s public libraries. That’s one I’d never heard of. I’d known about dogs sniffing out loads […]

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Rob Laidlaw’s Dog Tales: Subway Dogs

July 9th, 2012

Welcome to Dog Tales, a series where author and animal advocate Rob Laidlaw shares stories and facts from his travels and work in dog advocacy. During the past year I’ve come across numerous articles about some amazing dogs in Russia. Apparently there are about 35, 000 stray dogs in the City of Moscow and 500 […]

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