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'Wouldn't have survived': Two baby seals rescued in B.C.

'Wouldn't have survived': Two baby seals rescued in B.C.

A seal in White Rock and one in North Vancouver needed to be rescued days apart.
Missing Courtenay parrot could be victim of birdnapping, owner says

Missing Courtenay parrot could be victim of birdnapping, owner says

Sightings of an African grey parrot that disappeared on May 7 have been reported around Nanaimo
B.C. woman sues after 'unprovoked' police dog attack

B.C. woman sues after 'unprovoked' police dog attack

Erin Carlyle McLeod says she was sitting on elementary school steps when a police dog clamped its jaws on her arm.
Off-leash dog hit with machete near Coombs was acting aggressively: police

Off-leash dog hit with machete near Coombs was acting aggressively: police

Oceanside RCMP say a couple walking on a nearby trail struck the dog with a machete after it bit one on the leg
Editorial: May is National Pet Month

Editorial: May is National Pet Month

Celebrate by adopting an adult dog or cat from BC SPCA - Powell River
'Despicable': Dog shot in chest, found dead in B.C. backcountry

'Despicable': Dog shot in chest, found dead in B.C. backcountry

The dog was found on Hill 60 Ridge, a remote area east of Cowichan Lake.
Out and About: Pets blessed at Richmond's Lingyen Mountain Temple

Out and About: Pets blessed at Richmond's Lingyen Mountain Temple

The Buddhist temple welcomed all kinds of family pets for the blessing.
Parks Canada to spend $12M on Sidney Island deer kill, restoration, documents show

Parks Canada to spend $12M on Sidney Island deer kill, restoration, documents show

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation obtained the documents through an access-to-information request
PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

NEW YORK (AP) — They may call it a catwalk, but the Pet Gala is the dogs' time to shine. Designer Anthony Rubio threw the now-annual fashion fete Monday night, sending 18 dogs down the red carpet at New York's American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
Opinion: Protecting wildlife begins with understanding how best to counter wildlife crimes

Opinion: Protecting wildlife begins with understanding how best to counter wildlife crimes

Interventions to prevent crime against wildlife can be effective, but significant gaps in our knowledge remain.