Online Addiction?....dog walking can be the best intervention

Jun 30, 2009

A doggone inspiring fitness taleSee video of participaction tv commercial - click hereMon, 08 Jun 2009 14:22:01 GMTBrantford Expositor, June 8, 2009. By CARY CASTAGNA,

The motivation to get off your duff and exercise on a regular basis--even on those lazy days you'd rather slouch on the couch or hibernate under the bed sheets--takes many forms.

For Diane Lawes, constant inspiration comes from a loyal four-legged friend she considers her very own personal trainer.

He's a standard American Eskim...

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Fun in the Sun for Dog lovers in Vancouver

Jun 08, 2009

SALI was at the Dog Day Afternoon May 31st in Vancouver and thought it was crazy fun. Everything you could imagine to do with dogs!

We also took in the Van Style Pet Fashion Event. Here is a pic from the "Cat" Walk

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Anybody know Kali? Would you ask her if she would like to join the SALI team?

May 14, 2009

Crescent Park student takes a stand

Photo courtesy Jane Goodall Institute

By Tracy Holmes - Peace Arch News

Published: April 30, 2009 3:00 PM

Updated: May 01, 2009 3:52 PM

Twelve-year-old Kali Brauckmann has always had a heart for animals, whether furred, feathered or covered in scales.As a youngster, the Crescent Park Elementary student would shelter creatures wounded by traffic or the family cat, nursing them back to health or, with the help of her parents, getting them the help they needed...

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Is your pet a fashionista? Check out Pet Fashion Week in Vancouver May 31st

May 13, 2009

Come see dogs on a cat walk, enter your dog in the best dressed dog parade and help a good cause.

Donations from event will go to SAINTS (Senior Animals in Need Today Society) in Mission.

Stay tuned. SALI will be there and will post pictures here....

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Gardening proves to be the wonder drug

Apr 21, 2009

SALI is currently working on a capital campaign to create a farm that will be a haven for at-risk children to spend time with animals and plants. SALI's farm will be modeled after the Forget Me Not Farm program in Sonoma, California operated by the Sonoma Humane Society since 1992. I found the following article in the Vancouver Sun interesting because it describes the healing benefit of plants to seniors living in care homes. At-risk children also can thrive through the nurturing power of pla...

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