REMINDER/World Dog Day August 26: A Dog's Health is Our Health

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug 26, 2013) – World Dog Day (August 26th) celebrates the bond between and dogs that has evolved over thousands of years in cultures all over the world. Dogs are highly adapted to living with and understanding humans, and as we increasingly share our lives with them we see clear links between our and theirs.

Worldwide, there are examples of the interconnection between dog and , and what happens when dog is ignored. Common problems that affect dogs all over the world include lack of vaccination against infectious diseases, inadequate and inappropriate nutrition, insufficient exercise, boredom, deprived social environments, unmanaged reproductive activity and behavior problems. These problems clearly affect the dogs but also affect humans when dogs become a nuisance or danger.

Kate Atema, Program Director for Companion Animals: “IFAW’s projects, whether in South Africa, Mexico, Indonesia, China, North America or Germany, see common problems that are caused by failures of communities to ensure that dogs have the basic requirements for physical and psychological health. Neglected, abused and sick dogs result from, and exacerbate, societal problems. Everywhere we go the lives and well-being of dogs and humans are integrally linked.”

Here in Canada, many First Nations communities are struggling with dog-related problems that are often linked to human and safety and IFAW provides services and support to them via its Northern Dogs Project. Remoteness and lack of access to veterinary care is a primary concern in a number of First Nations communities, and it leaves dogs vulnerable to disease and illness that can, in some cases, be passed on to humans.

Jan Hannah, IFAW Project Manager for the Northern Dogs Project : “Canada’s

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    • ron weasley
    • August 27, 2013

    strong lil crazed impersonation doe

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    • August 27, 2013

    What if this was all fake? Lol

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    • August 27, 2013

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    • August 27, 2013

    People actually watch this crap? What is this, someone’s home videos? Subscribe, Add, Like, I need my 5 cents per subscriber. lol

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    • August 27, 2013

    and you need to get off this channel. douche much?

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    • August 27, 2013

    your mums a cunt for giving birth to you

    • TheShadowGame1
    • August 26, 2013

    why is that shit still under your left eye? stop eating so much deep fried shit but your IG pics suggest otherwise…

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    • August 26, 2013

    i bet he makes more money than you do 🙂

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    • August 26, 2013

    it definitely pleases me that you two have such a great and successful relationship keep up the great work Tim, and I wish you two the best for the future

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    • August 26, 2013

    i love chia!

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    • August 26, 2013

    Why would she? She’s African-Canadian.

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    • August 26, 2013

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    • August 26, 2013

    did chia got to the doctor to make a shot of anti dogshit or how its called that cure:D

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    • August 26, 2013

    This boy obsessed with big booty

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    • August 26, 2013

    Sometimes a dog can smell if a person is a cat lover.. It cud be that chihuahua smelled chia being a car lover…

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    • August 26, 2013

    why dont u use ur flip anymore??? the phone is not as clear as the flip….btw ive been watching ur videos since 2006.. congrats on making it on mtv

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    • Eduardo Martinez-Amaya
    • August 26, 2013

    yo Tim, that reminds me. is the username Number1ONE hater an actual person or did you make it up for that video? lol

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    • August 26, 2013

    I mean like did she go to a hospital or something. That shit look like you can have a whole colony of worms living in there

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    • August 26, 2013

    she’s half salvadorian

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    • August 26, 2013

    my dude pulls the bitches doe, i mean check out chia… and the girls he chills with lol

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