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'Take precautions': More aggressive coyotes found in Tri-Cities parks

'Take precautions': More aggressive coyotes found in Tri-Cities parks

No one was hurt or attacked, but conservation officers said some coyotes have appeared to be territorial in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.
Coquitlam Legion raises $20K to help train service dogs for veterans

Coquitlam Legion raises $20K to help train service dogs for veterans

The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is grateful for Coquitlam's generosity as there's still a need for more trainers and volunteers.
Drone tracks missing dog to Port Coquitlam rail yard in astonishing rescue

Drone tracks missing dog to Port Coquitlam rail yard in astonishing rescue

What started out as a weekend jaunt for a pair of Husky dogs turned into a three-day ordeal for the owner and a community of Tri-Cities animal lovers.
Photos + Video: Duck family reunited after two rescues near Coquitlam's Como Lake

Photos + Video: Duck family reunited after two rescues near Coquitlam's Como Lake

Coquitlam resident Caragh Robinsmith, her daughters and a city employee brought a mama duck and her babies back together.
Tri-Cities wildlife complaints up as workshop aims to educate about bears, coyotes

Tri-Cities wildlife complaints up as workshop aims to educate about bears, coyotes

BC Conservation Officers statistics show a jump in calls, complaints about wildlife in urban areas of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.
Letter: Keep your dog leashed on shared paths in Coquitlam's Mundy Park

Letter: Keep your dog leashed on shared paths in Coquitlam's Mundy Park

Around 1:10 p.m. on Friday, May 12, while riding my bike through Mundy Park, I came upon two women — each with a dog off leash, the letter writer states.
Photos: These animals in Tri-Cities' care can be adopted for half the price

Photos: These animals in Tri-Cities' care can be adopted for half the price

BC SPCA's Coquitlam chapter is recognizing National Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Day this weekend.
Seniors and aging pets: Elderdog Tri-Cities aims to keep Fido at home

Seniors and aging pets: Elderdog Tri-Cities aims to keep Fido at home

Elderdog Canada's Tri-Cities "pawd" seeks volunteers to help seniors with dogs, or owners with mature canines.
Video: Bears coming out of hibernation — one recently spotted in a Coquitlam home's garbage

Video: Bears coming out of hibernation — one recently spotted in a Coquitlam home's garbage

Coquitlam officials are reminding homeowners to secure all unnatural attractants, making sure they're inaccessible for all wildlife.
BC SPCA launches $800K jackpot for annual spring lottery fundraiser

BC SPCA launches $800K jackpot for annual spring lottery fundraiser

It's the largest-ever 50/50 draw for the provincial organization, set to help rescue and feed thousands of vulnerable animals.