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4 steps to pet-proof your holiday tree this season

Cat in tree
December 13, 2019

Trees decorated with bright lights and ornaments are key part of many holiday celebrations. It’s important to protect pets from any holiday hazards and make sure everyone enjoys this annual tradition. These four tips can help pet guardians keep their furry friends safe from any accidents involving the tree. Consider an artificial tree Real trees …

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AnimalKind trainer helps a senior and her dog stay together

Shirley and Tina
October 31, 2019

When Shirley Buckton, 83, was diagnosed with dementia her family worried that she might have to part with her beloved dog, Tina. Buckton’s daughter, Kathy Zimmer, managed to find one of the few care homes that would allow pets, but Tina struggled to adjust. The four-year-old Chihuahua terrier cross had received very little training or …

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Bylaw updates will help improve animal welfare in Duncan: BC SPCA

Happy cat
October 30, 2019

The BC SPCA applauds Duncan’s city council for updating its animal care and control bylaw and notes that the changes are a positive step towards improving animal welfare in the area. Under the new rules, owned cats who are allowed to go outdoors must be spayed or neutered in addition to having sufficient identification. These …

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