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This year's top dog at a Port Moody brewery is the cat's meow

This year's top dog at a Port Moody brewery is the cat's meow

This is the second year Yellow Dog Brewing has featured a contest to raise money for BC SPCA.
Penticton cat hitches ride to Dawson Creek

Penticton cat hitches ride to Dawson Creek

The unidentified feline hitched a 1,100-kilometre ride north to Dawson Creek on a trailer.
Photos: YVR therapy dogs bring smiles to travellers' faces

Photos: YVR therapy dogs bring smiles to travellers' faces

Four-legged ambassadors from the Less Airport Stress Initiative are available five days a week
Raptor love: Getting up close and personal with birds of prey

Raptor love: Getting up close and personal with birds of prey

The Raptors, an educational and tourism facility on an 11-acre spread north of Duncan, is marking its 20th year in operation
Owner fined $500 after off-leash dog chases heron at Cadboro Bay Beach

Owner fined $500 after off-leash dog chases heron at Cadboro Bay Beach

The owner asked the Environmental Protection Tribunal of Canada to overturn the fine, which was high because the incident occurred in the Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary, but the tribunal upheld it
'I had a 200-pound animal in my hands:' Island MLA recovering after battling deer

'I had a 200-pound animal in my hands:' Island MLA recovering after battling deer

When Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker saw a buck attacking his yellow lab, he grabbed it by the antlers
North Vancouver cat takes city’s rat problem into his own paws

North Vancouver cat takes city’s rat problem into his own paws

With no known history of mousing, Leon has culled at least 20 rats since news broke about an infestation in North Van's Victoria Park
Guardians of the sea: The role of whale-watching vessels in B.C.

Guardians of the sea: The role of whale-watching vessels in B.C.

"We kind of consider ourselves to be their guardians, so to speak,” says Erin Gless with the Pacific Whale Watch Association.
Photos: See your dog's face on a beer can from this Port Moody brewery

Photos: See your dog's face on a beer can from this Port Moody brewery

Starting today, Sept. 5, dog owners can enter the contest by collecting as much cash as possible for the BC SPCA.
North Shore non-profit aims to keep seniors and pets together at home

North Shore non-profit aims to keep seniors and pets together at home

The group has a history of keeping seniors united with their best friends. Now they want to expand on the North Shore.