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B.C. woman gets $800 refund for aggressive 'untrainable' dog

B.C. woman gets $800 refund for aggressive 'untrainable' dog

Two trainers found the Staffordshire bull terrier aggressive and difficult or impossible to train.
West Van Seawalk goes to the dogs as council loosens leash on restrictions

West Van Seawalk goes to the dogs as council loosens leash on restrictions

Canine companions will no longer be banned from municipality’s prized promenade
Epic battle between octopus and sea lion captured on video

Epic battle between octopus and sea lion captured on video

The ocean battle lasted five minutes, just 100 metres from shore.
Provinces licensing wolf fur farms, B.C. group reveals

Provinces licensing wolf fur farms, B.C. group reveals

An animal rights group says the discovery was the first time anyone has found a wolf farm in Canada.
More animals seized from farm in Cedar after second SPCA search

More animals seized from farm in Cedar after second SPCA search

Thursday’s search was a follow up to one on Oct. 31, in response to concerns about the animals’ condition raised by area residents
'Abused, injured and rotting': B.C. hog farm faces renewed cruelty claims

'Abused, injured and rotting': B.C. hog farm faces renewed cruelty claims

The BC SPCA said it's prepared to launch an investigation after Animal Justice released a video alleging animal cruelty on an Abbotsford, B.C., pig farm.
B.C. cat ordered returned to ex-boyfriend after custody battle

B.C. cat ordered returned to ex-boyfriend after custody battle

Andrew Buckley and Sophia Crocker shared the care of Tobi the cat during their romantic relationship.
Bullfrogs will eat nearly anything in Metro Vancouver. Why should we stop them?

Bullfrogs will eat nearly anything in Metro Vancouver. Why should we stop them?

They may be cute (and sound cool) but they are a serious threat.
Inside the struggle to save Canada's most endangered bird

Inside the struggle to save Canada's most endangered bird

As federal and provincial governments clash, a failure to protect Canada's last wild-born northern spotted owl reveals cracks in the country's species at risk law.
This animal looks like a beaver crossed with a rat and lives in Metro Vancouver. But it shouldn't

This animal looks like a beaver crossed with a rat and lives in Metro Vancouver. But it shouldn't

It has dark orange chompers, a rat tail, and swims.