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B.C. non-profit CEO urges tax deductions for vet bills

B.C. non-profit CEO urges tax deductions for vet bills

Such a move would help decrease "economic euthanasia," says chief executive officer of the Regional Animal Protection Society.
Metro Vancouver's wildlife cameras capture crafty bear and lone grey wolf

Metro Vancouver's wildlife cameras capture crafty bear and lone grey wolf

A black bear going for a scratch is always fun, but the presence of wolves and elk is a welcome surprise for wildlife program monitors.
Dog suffered for six days after being hit by vehicle on northern B.C. reserve

Dog suffered for six days after being hit by vehicle on northern B.C. reserve

Allen Cummings believes somebody held his injured German shepherd Lilly captive for days after Dec. 20 collision that broke her hip and caused facial injuries
Camera in qathet watches for whales, and so can you

Camera in qathet watches for whales, and so can you

Wild Ocean Whale Society encourages public to report sightings
Scofflaw Steveston owl makes off with toque

Scofflaw Steveston owl makes off with toque

Richmond man had a weird encounter with wildlife last week.
Okanagan animal sanctuary celebrates birthday of 1,100 pound rescue piggy

Okanagan animal sanctuary celebrates birthday of 1,100 pound rescue piggy

Mr. Banks first came to live at the rescue after he grew a bit larger than his family had expected.
VIU professor researching how microbes can protect amphibians and oysters from disease

VIU professor researching how microbes can protect amphibians and oysters from disease

Biologist exploring the affect of small organisms on an animal’s ability to handle environmental challenges brought on by climate change
All cats at Richmond Animal Shelter find 'fur-ever' homes

All cats at Richmond Animal Shelter find 'fur-ever' homes

For the first time since the shelter's opening, no more cats are available for adoption for now.
'A Christmas miracle': Richmond resident reunites with lost cat

'A Christmas miracle': Richmond resident reunites with lost cat

Pyjamas, or PJ, ran away in December during early morning hours in an unfamiliar neighbourhood.
Black bear chased out of ‘den’ under Cowichan couple’s deck

Black bear chased out of ‘den’ under Cowichan couple’s deck

They had seen the bear fishing in the nearby Cowichan River but didn’t want it living under their home during hibernation, which can be up to six months