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Search for Moonie the whoodle in qathet region has happy outcome

Search for Moonie the whoodle in qathet region has happy outcome

Herculean effort by community members pays off after multi-day search
Ocean Wise pulls eco-labels from southeast Alaskan salmon

Ocean Wise pulls eco-labels from southeast Alaskan salmon

Canada's largest seafood eco-certification body now lists southeast Alaskan fisheries as unsustainable.
Calgary woman facing criminal charge after dog left in hot car dies

Calgary woman facing criminal charge after dog left in hot car dies

CALGARY — Police have charged the owner of a dog that was left in a hot car and died on Canada Day. Officers say they received a call about a distressed dog inside the locked car with its windows rolled all the way up.
B.C. breeder loses $835 claim involving amputated dog tail

B.C. breeder loses $835 claim involving amputated dog tail

The "abnormally formed" tail led to Kookbie the dog having defecation problems, which a vet said created hygienic issues.
Ex-boyfriend's gift of dog can't be revoked, B.C. tribunal rules

Ex-boyfriend's gift of dog can't be revoked, B.C. tribunal rules

Pets are considered personal property, and the principles of property law generally apply to pet ownership.
Video: Box of eels spills from plane at YVR airport

Video: Box of eels spills from plane at YVR airport

A shipment of live eels was being transported from Toronto to Vancouver.
Can Vancouver use birth control to combat rat infestations in the city?

Can Vancouver use birth control to combat rat infestations in the city?

Other North American cities have deemed the practice successful.
'Perfect rat storm': Ontario cities seek ways to fight increasingly visible rats

'Perfect rat storm': Ontario cities seek ways to fight increasingly visible rats

Efforts are underway to combat growing rat populations in two of Ontario's largest cities, as the rodents that typically lurk underground become more visible thanks to a combination of construction and climate change.
Steer, two horses euthanized at Calgary Stampede rodeo competition

Steer, two horses euthanized at Calgary Stampede rodeo competition

CALGARY — A third animal has been euthanized at the Calgary Stampede's rodeo competition. The Stampede says a steer was injured Monday night during the steer wrestling event. "Medical attention was immediately provided.
Delta makes clear policy on dogs in city facilities

Delta makes clear policy on dogs in city facilities

Staff are faced with conflicts involving patrons accessing facilities with their pets