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Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps swan with hurt wing

Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps swan with hurt wing

PROWLS: Rescue of the week
Photos: Grizzlies in the Bridge River Valley

Photos: Grizzlies in the Bridge River Valley

Cliff Jennings' photos were captured in the South Chilcotins
Sunshine Coast resident fined after shooting neighbour’s dog

Sunshine Coast resident fined after shooting neighbour’s dog

A Halfmoon Bay man pled guilty to the December 2020 incident where he shot a nine-month-old husky named Luna. The court heard that he mistook the dog for a coyote stalking his chickens.
Have a ball: Two more off-leash dog areas expected this year, says DOS

Have a ball: Two more off-leash dog areas expected this year, says DOS

Off-leash dog areas at Squamish’s Brennan Park and in Brackendale are expected to open this year.
VIDEO: Aggressive wolves attack dog near Tla'amin community

VIDEO: Aggressive wolves attack dog near Tla'amin community

"The Tla'amin Nation trail system between Wilde Road and the Tla'amin store is now closed until further notice."
'It was very busy': Pop-up veterinary clinic held in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

'It was very busy': Pop-up veterinary clinic held in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Basic veterinary necessities are a financial hardship for many of the people who came to the clinic.
Photos: Take a leap, and adopt animals in Burnaby care for half off

Photos: Take a leap, and adopt animals in Burnaby care for half off

Leap day is next Thursday, Feb. 29, and the BC SPCA is giving Burnaby residents the chance to add a furry friend to the family.
Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

Hitchhiking hen finds new home after ride from Campbell River to Nanaimo

The chicken hopped out of the undercarriage of a recycling truck that had brought materials to Nanaimo to be processed
Leading bear expert pens book after 40 years studying grizzlies from birth to death

Leading bear expert pens book after 40 years studying grizzlies from birth to death

Bruce McLellan and his family lived on the bank of the Flathead River where his kids grew up around grizzly bears.
Food, not poison ban, the culprit in rat proliferation, says rat catcher

Food, not poison ban, the culprit in rat proliferation, says rat catcher

A popular recent video from Vancouver showed dozens of rats around a park in front of the Burrard Skytrain station, scurrying under the feet of commuters