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Dog named 'Hero' kept stuck owner warm and safe from coyotes for 2 days: police

Dog named 'Hero' kept stuck owner warm and safe from coyotes for 2 days: police

A dog called Hero lived up to his name earlier this week after spending two days by his stranded master's side, keeping his owner warm and even fending off coyotes while the man waited to be rescued from a muddy ditch in southern Alberta.
Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

A few things to keep in mind this holiday long weekend.
B.C. wildlife's first newborns of the year are facing challenges

B.C. wildlife's first newborns of the year are facing challenges

Here's how you can help.
Opinion: We don't deserve dogs

Opinion: We don't deserve dogs

'The meaning of life? It’s this, right here'
Rescuers continue effort to coax orphan orca out of Vancouver Island lagoon

Rescuers continue effort to coax orphan orca out of Vancouver Island lagoon

About 10 vessels were inside the lagoon near Zeballos, using playback vocalizations of other transient killer whales, okoimi pipes and long ropes with floats and lines in the lagoon to try to move the calf to open water.
Nine-foot-long Burmese python seized from B.C. home

Nine-foot-long Burmese python seized from B.C. home

The Burmese python was seized after the BC Conservation Officer Service executed a search warrant at a Chilliwack, B.C., home Tuesday.
Biden administration restores threatened species protections dropped by Trump

Biden administration restores threatened species protections dropped by Trump

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday restored rules to protect imperiled plants and animals that had been rolled back back under former President Donald Trump. Among the changes announced, the U.S.
Study predicts 'great urban shift' in North American wildlife

Study predicts 'great urban shift' in North American wildlife

While many Canadian cities, like Toronto and Ottawa, are expected to see net gains in species over the coming decades, Vancouver is forecast to see the biggest loss of urban wildlife in the country.
Orphaned orca remains stranded as rescuers consider all options

Orphaned orca remains stranded as rescuers consider all options

A 120-foot-opening, under a roadway span, and the changing tides that rush through it are proving to be a barrier in leading the calf out to open ocean.
Here's how to avoid bear/human conflicts in qathet

Here's how to avoid bear/human conflicts in qathet

Bears are omnivores and will be looking for food soon