Dogs

Henry the dog is safe after roaming Sicamous for over five months. (Duffy Baker photo)

Dog reunited with Penticton owners after being lost five months in the Shuswap

Sicamous’ K9-1-1 Animal Rescue tracked down missing pup

 

Harold Zelt’s 2023 Dogs of White Rock calendars are on sale now, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA. This is his third year showcasing the city’s pets for charity. (Contributed photo)

Senior releases third Dogs of White Rock calendar

Launched during the pandemic, effort raises funds for the SPCA

 

Poppy the puppy sits in the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch in Port Alberni after being left outdoors overnight at the centre. (BC SPCA PHOTO)

Puppy dumped in planter box at Port Alberni branch of BC SPCA

Three-month-old ‘Poppy’ is recovering from mange, infections with foster family

 

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UPDATE: Spooked rescue puppy with ‘really sad backstory’ found in Surrey by Pet Searchers

New to Canada from Mexico, Suki ‘went on quite a journey’ for 2 days in Fleetwood area

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A judge has ruled that an Abbotsford pit bull is a dangerous dog and must be euthanized. )Photo by Lucas Quaresma on Unsplash)

Judge rules that ‘dangerous’ Abbotsford pit bull be destroyed

Bruno was involved in attacks against other dogs, including one that died

A judge has ruled that an Abbotsford pit bull is a dangerous dog and must be euthanized. )Photo by Lucas Quaresma on Unsplash)
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Does your pet actually like wearing a Halloween costume?

“If they duck to get away, keep their tail low or ears…

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Gord Portman and his dog Zippy sit at Marina Way Park while holding a picture of a bench he would like to have installed in memory of those who have lost their lives to an overdose. (Mark Brett photo)

Penticton hero’s dog ingests cocaine and meth while working outreach

Gord Portman’s dog Zippy is still in serious condition and needs help

Gord Portman and his dog Zippy sit at Marina Way Park while holding a picture of a bench he would like to have installed in memory of those who have lost their lives to an overdose. (Mark Brett photo)
A White Rock dog lover is encouraging others to take their furry friends trick or treating this year and residents to have a few Fido-friendly items on hand to give out in the afternoon and early evening of Oct. 31. (File photo)

Trick-or-treat for dogs planned for Halloween afternoon in White Rock

This is the first time the event will be taking place for the seaside city

A White Rock dog lover is encouraging others to take their furry friends trick or treating this year and residents to have a few Fido-friendly items on hand to give out in the afternoon and early evening of Oct. 31. (File photo)
A lot of effort went into capturing Dustan who was found in Greendale on Oct. 2, 2022. (Natasha MacDonald)

Dustan the German shepherd captured in Fraser Valley cornfield after weeks on the run

Chilliwack’s littlest hobo found by pet searchers with a bucket on her head

A lot of effort went into capturing Dustan who was found in Greendale on Oct. 2, 2022. (Natasha MacDonald)
Over 100 dogs gathered in Illinois to try and break the world record for the largest dog wedding ceremony. (The Associated Press/screenshot)
Over 100 dogs gathered in Illinois to try and break the world record for the largest dog wedding ceremony. (The Associated Press/screenshot)
A dog-owner walks along the White Rock promenade with his four-legged friend. Dogs are once again allowed along the paved walkway, until March 31. (File photo)

Dogs allowed on White Rock promenade as of Oct. 1

Dogs – leashed and licensed – will be allowed on the waterfront until the end of March

A dog-owner walks along the White Rock promenade with his four-legged friend. Dogs are once again allowed along the paved walkway, until March 31. (File photo)
Gibson, a rescue from Afghanistan, is photographed at No Dogs Left Behind in Toronto on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Federal authorities are set to close Canada’s borders Wednesday to commercial dogs, including ones being put up for sale or adoption, from more than 100 countries deemed to be at high risk for canine rabies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Gibson, a rescue from Afghanistan, is photographed at No Dogs Left Behind in Toronto on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Federal authorities are set to close Canada’s borders Wednesday to commercial dogs, including ones being put up for sale or adoption, from more than 100 countries deemed to be at high risk for canine rabies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
University of B.C. PhD student Bailey Eagan and her dog Rupert demonstrate the new Human-Animal Interaction Lab at UBC. (Photo credit: Lexis Ly/UBC)

UBC seeking puppy participants for new research on dog cognition

Human-Animal Interaction Lab studying how different types of dogs think, act

University of B.C. PhD student Bailey Eagan and her dog Rupert demonstrate the new Human-Animal Interaction Lab at UBC. (Photo credit: Lexis Ly/UBC)
Bailey when first in BC SPCA care.

Shuswap family works to give neglected St. Bernard and 5 puppies new lease on life

Bailey and her puppies were rescued from unsanitary and neglectful conditions

Bailey when first in BC SPCA care.
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy reports that many dog-related incidents in Golden Ears go unreported or are directed to the RCMP by mistake. (Golden Ears Dog Walking Facebook/Special to The News)

Golden Ears hikers want more dog-use restrictions in the provincial park

Report reveals that 22% of visitors want to transition to a on-leash only policy

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy reports that many dog-related incidents in Golden Ears go unreported or are directed to the RCMP by mistake. (Golden Ears Dog Walking Facebook/Special to The News)
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Happy International Dog Day: Kamloops police pooch gets her man

2-year-old Neeka earned an extra treat

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Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Ontario nuclear operator travelling on motorcycle across Canada with canine friend

Lyna Smith recently made a stop in Quesnel with Monster Yogi Bear

Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Courtney Abraham with her dog Riddick at the temporary “bark park” off-leash area in Newton, at 68 Avenue and 134 Street. Some dog owners in the area are upset that the facility has moved from 135 Street and 70A Avenue, where Newton Community Centre will be built. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Newton ‘bark park’ move has some dog owners howling about city’s temporary fix at Unwin Park

‘The other dog park was great,’ one dog owner says. ‘I won’t use this park’

Courtney Abraham with her dog Riddick at the temporary “bark park” off-leash area in Newton, at 68 Avenue and 134 Street. Some dog owners in the area are upset that the facility has moved from 135 Street and 70A Avenue, where Newton Community Centre will be built. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)

Missing B.C. dog found after swimming 1 kilometre across Metro Vancouver river

The German shepherd rescue was discovered 10 days after going missing

Mercy’s missing poster. (Petsearchers Canada/Facebook)