Pets and People

Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)

The cat comes back: Kelowna woman cloning pet

About $50,000 to clone adventurous cat

 

According to Krista Shaw of BC SPCA, dog tags help their team reunite dogs with their rightful owners in case of mishaps. (Maple Ridge News files) 

Maple Ridge dog owners can get discounted rate if they license by Monday

City bylaw requires owners to have their dogs licensed

 

Maddy Hejak, owner of Dog Logic Toronto, poses for a photograph while dog walking for clients in Toronto, on Monday, December 13, 2021. The pandemic puppy boom has been a boon to the pet industry, helping businesses recoup lockdown-related losses, and in some cases, expand operations, say owners and analysts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Pandemic puppy boom drives profits, unleashes havoc on pet businesses

Pet-care professionals warn the canine rush has outpaced capacity to meet pets’ distinct needs

 

Warren Brundage with “Beans” the rabbit. (File photo)

B.C. man who claims he ‘rescued’ rabbit from Surrey street gets arrested, charged

Warren Brundage, of Surrey, claims bunny was abandoned. It’s “surreal,” he said, on being charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of stolen property

Warren Brundage with “Beans” the rabbit. (File photo)
Denise Castonguay with Rian, a five-year-old Newfoundland who has retired from breeding. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge breeders “overwhelmed” as demand for dogs skyrocket

With an average two year wait for purebreds, prices inflated for mixed breeds and designer dogs

Denise Castonguay with Rian, a five-year-old Newfoundland who has retired from breeding. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Cats are also prone to feline asthma, which can make matters worse for them combined with the current air quality conditions. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)

Maple Ridge veterinarian advises to keep pets indoors

Current air quality conditions are affecting pets in much the same way as humans,

Cats are also prone to feline asthma, which can make matters worse for them combined with the current air quality conditions. (Colleen Flanagan-The News)
Blue the cat was reunited with his family in Langford 18 months after he went missing. (Screenshot via ROAM)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island cat missing 18 months reunited with family

Blue the cat found at Victoria museum 17 kilometres from home

Blue the cat was reunited with his family in Langford 18 months after he went missing. (Screenshot via ROAM)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Vancouver Island mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)