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Woman fined for leaving our dog food, treats in Stanley Park after coyote attacks

Woman fined for leaving our dog food, treats in Stanley Park after coyote attacks

Kemthong Clasby and her husband Terence Lee Clasby were charged in October 2021 with two counts of feeding or trying to feed dangerous wildlife in Stanley Park and three counts of leaving or placing attractants for dangerous wildlife in Stanley Park and Burnaby's Cameron Park in the fall of 2021.
Your pet can be part of custody battles in B.C. following law reforms

Your pet can be part of custody battles in B.C. following law reforms

B.C. judges will now need to consider various relational factors of family pets in order to determine custody during spousal separation proceedings.
The B.C. scientists racing to understand singing fish

The B.C. scientists racing to understand singing fish

The sounds fish make are poorly understood, but advances in passive acoustic listening could pave the way for understanding and managing underwater ecosystems like never before.
How to help the tiniest of birds through the cold snap

How to help the tiniest of birds through the cold snap

Sugar-water feeders can be wrapped in Christmas lights or the tubes covered in socks with “pocket warmers” inside to keep the liquid from freezing
'It's a mystery': Cat found tied to post in Richmond park

'It's a mystery': Cat found tied to post in Richmond park

Bellamy the cat was "very dirty" when he was brought into the RAPS Cat Sanctuary.
Entanglements, boat strikes a danger to sea life around qathet

Entanglements, boat strikes a danger to sea life around qathet

Northern Sunshine Coast a part of the whale trail, but there are rules for watching
Birchwood, Lions parks eyed for off-leash dogs in Port Coquitlam

Birchwood, Lions parks eyed for off-leash dogs in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam council is looking to add six more off-leash dog parks next year; a cost report will come before elected officials this spring.
Fascinating facts you may not know about octopuses in Howe Sound

Fascinating facts you may not know about octopuses in Howe Sound

‘They're way more interesting than they are creepy, once you start to learn about them,’ says Vancouver Aquarium curator.
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.