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You can help adorable B.C. animals in need with Halloween treats

You can help adorable B.C. animals in need with Halloween treats

These otters need to have some fun on Halloween, too.
BC SCPA says neglected animals' medical costs could reach $100,000

BC SCPA says neglected animals' medical costs could reach $100,000

Eight puppies have already died after contracting parvovirus, despite treatment
B.C. man under investigation for allegedly feeding Timbits to grizzly bears again

B.C. man under investigation for allegedly feeding Timbits to grizzly bears again

The B.C. Conservation Officers Service said it is investigating a Victoria man for new allegations of feeding wildlife from his vehicle window.
Guide dog pups named Bonnie and Henry in honour of B.C.’s top doctor

Guide dog pups named Bonnie and Henry in honour of B.C.’s top doctor

British Columbia’s top doctor, who’s guided the province through the entirety of the pandemic so far, now has a pair of guide dogs named in her honour.
Strangers rescue dog from rushing North Vancouver creek

Strangers rescue dog from rushing North Vancouver creek

Jasper's grateful owner wants to thank the anonymous helpers who rescued his dog from a fast-flowing creek and then promptly disappeared.
Researcher calls on Metro Vancouver citizen scientists to capture invasive beetle

Researcher calls on Metro Vancouver citizen scientists to capture invasive beetle

Learning more about the insect will help scientists determine whether it is “friend or foe — or both.”
Canadians, Americans divided on issue of zoos and aquariums: poll

Canadians, Americans divided on issue of zoos and aquariums: poll

Where Canadians - and British Columbians - stand on animals for eating, hunting, or entertainment.
It's spider season: 'We should just let them live and go about their business'

It's spider season: 'We should just let them live and go about their business'

In B.C. there are nearly 900 documented species of spiders — and likely many more that haven’t even been discovered yet.
Petition demands licence cancellation for North Vancouver physio who beat blind dog

Petition demands licence cancellation for North Vancouver physio who beat blind dog

The North Vancouver man pleaded guilty last month to animal cruelty charge
COVID-19 continues to empty Vancouver SPCA shelters of canine companions

COVID-19 continues to empty Vancouver SPCA shelters of canine companions

Pandemic-imposed isolation has driven Vancouver residents to the shelters, says SPCA manager