Dog guides a boon to owners’ health

Soon after Taylor Martin and his dog Scooby joined dozens of others on the boardwalk for the Beach’s Walk for Dog Guides, the two were leading the pack. That’s true to form, says Julie Martin, Taylor’s mother. Eighteen months since he paired up with Scooby, a black lab trained as a seizure response dog by […]

City sniffs out possible leash laws change

Taking a lead from New York City, the City of Toronto is asking residents whether to allow off-leash dogs in some city parks in the early morning and late evening. Such “courtesy hours” would apply only to parks with no off-leash dog areas that meet a checklist of neighbourhood criteria. Ward 32 councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon […]