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Severely injured dog rescued from side of the highway near Fort St. James

Severely injured dog rescued from side of the highway near Fort St. James

The dog was found on an isolated stretch of the highway and was first thought to have been a wild animal
B.C. mill fined $25K for dumping highly toxic waste into ocean

B.C. mill fined $25K for dumping highly toxic waste into ocean

Paper Excellence's Crofton, B.C., mill has been slapped with a $25,500 penalty for releasing more than one million litres of toxic waste into the Salish Sea.
'It's amazing': B.C. communities rally to save rescue dog lost during cold snap

'It's amazing': B.C. communities rally to save rescue dog lost during cold snap

Papi got to eat his fill of pizza and ice cream before taking a long, warm nap.
Does Canada's animal testing ban go far enough?

Does Canada's animal testing ban go far enough?

The legislation is not everything advocates might have wanted.
Oliver Spinks: Legal reforms for B.C. pets could reshape fabric of family law

Oliver Spinks: Legal reforms for B.C. pets could reshape fabric of family law

B.C. judges set to become first in Canada to consider custody of pets during divorce and separation proceedings
Turtle found frozen in Okanagan Lake ice

Turtle found frozen in Okanagan Lake ice

Wildlife specialist confirms local turtles traditionally hibernate during the winter months by burying themselves into the mud to avoid sub-freezing temperatures.
Kelowna woman describes moment an owl dive-bombed her dog

Kelowna woman describes moment an owl dive-bombed her dog

Sarah Michaud says she was walking her German shepherd at Kelowna's newest waterfront park Monday evening when she was dive-bombed by an owl.
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.