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Feline leukemia 'not a death sentence,' says B.C. animal group

Feline leukemia 'not a death sentence,' says B.C. animal group

Regional Animal Protection Society says the average adopter will not choose a cat with a leukemia diagnosis.
More than $7K in fines issued for dog behaviour in Richmond last year

More than $7K in fines issued for dog behaviour in Richmond last year

Public perception of dog bite reports far worse than actual incidents, says City of Richmond spokesperson.
Hypothermic sea turtle Moira recovers after rare B.C. rescue

Hypothermic sea turtle Moira recovers after rare B.C. rescue

Moira the loggerhead sea turtle is responding well after being discovered a long way from home.
Tour Route 16 video stars Prince George motorcycle riding dog

Tour Route 16 video stars Prince George motorcycle riding dog

This is a story about a man, his dog and two wheels.
Whale photographed in qathet between Savary Island and Lund

Whale photographed in qathet between Savary Island and Lund

Northern resident or transient orca spotted over weekend
Rescued starving pit bull finds new family, North Cariboo SPCA says

Rescued starving pit bull finds new family, North Cariboo SPCA says

Luffy is now named Baxter and is living with a new family in Vancouver
Ban on several cosmetic surgeries for pets now in effect in Quebec

Ban on several cosmetic surgeries for pets now in effect in Quebec

MONTREAL — A wide-ranging update to Quebec's pet welfare rules took effect across the province on Saturday, banning four cosmetic surgeries and setting new standards for the care of several mammal species.
B.C. hunting show hosts fined after cross-border investigation

B.C. hunting show hosts fined after cross-border investigation

Investigation used DNA samples and shell casings to link illegal kills in Alberta to hosts of the Alpine Carnivore hunting show, says BC Conservation Officer Service.
Powell River Salmon Society receives financial 'shot in the arm'

Powell River Salmon Society receives financial 'shot in the arm'

Cheque from grant program will go toward feeding fish in hatchery
Port Guichon students support animal shelter

Port Guichon students support animal shelter

From September to December 2023, students in the school’s Create-It Club met twice a week and worked hard creating a variety of craft items to sell at two fundraising events.