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Editorial: May is National Pet Month

Editorial: May is National Pet Month

Celebrate by adopting an adult dog or cat from BC SPCA - Powell River
'Despicable': Dog shot in chest, found dead in B.C. backcountry

'Despicable': Dog shot in chest, found dead in B.C. backcountry

The dog was found on Hill 60 Ridge, a remote area east of Cowichan Lake.
Out and About: Pets blessed at Richmond's Lingyen Mountain Temple

Out and About: Pets blessed at Richmond's Lingyen Mountain Temple

The Buddhist temple welcomed all kinds of family pets for the blessing.
Parks Canada to spend $12M on Sidney Island deer kill, restoration, documents show

Parks Canada to spend $12M on Sidney Island deer kill, restoration, documents show

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation obtained the documents through an access-to-information request
PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

PHOTOS: At the Pet Gala, fashion goes to the dogs

NEW YORK (AP) — They may call it a catwalk, but the Pet Gala is the dogs' time to shine. Designer Anthony Rubio threw the now-annual fashion fete Monday night, sending 18 dogs down the red carpet at New York's American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
Opinion: Protecting wildlife begins with understanding how best to counter wildlife crimes

Opinion: Protecting wildlife begins with understanding how best to counter wildlife crimes

Interventions to prevent crime against wildlife can be effective, but significant gaps in our knowledge remain.
Great Blue Heron returns to the wild after rehabilitation

Great Blue Heron returns to the wild after rehabilitation

Wildlife Rescue calls for public support during busy spring season.
'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

Advocates agree that mussel prevention will take work across multiple levels of government.
Man seriously injured by B.C. grizzly bear

Man seriously injured by B.C. grizzly bear

The man suffered extensive injuries during the attack, including multiple broken bones and lacerations to his body.
This incredible B.C. animal attacks a porcupine in the face until it bleeds to death

This incredible B.C. animal attacks a porcupine in the face until it bleeds to death

Native to North America, the fisher is a member of the 'mustelid,' or weasel family, which includes everything from badgers to otters to wolverines.