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Dog trainers on dog training

Dog training
September 24, 2019

We asked our AnimalKind accredited dog trainers to share what they think dogs wish their owners knew about dog training. What are the most common errors? What are some training tips that produce long-term results?   Jeanne Shaw from Love 2 Play Your dog doesn’t have to be able to do everything…pick a few things …

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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) found on Vancouver Island for second year

Cute small rabbit half out of a tunnel
September 23, 2019

RHD has again been found on the island and lower mainland this year. Several cases have just been confirmed in Saanich, as well as cases in Parksville, Qualicum, and north of Nanaimo this spring and in Vancouver this summer. RHD is a highly contagious, lethal virus that is specific to rabbits. Prior to this March, …

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Chilliwack SPCA assists over 100 community cats

Chilliwack TNR
September 19, 2019

The BC SPCA Chilliwack branch has been able to locate, spay/neuter and rehabilitate over 100 community cats with the help of a BC SPCA Community Animal Spay/Neuter Grant. SPCA Chilliwack branch staff and volunteers collaborated with several other organizations to help community cats living in two colonies. The largest colony was comprised of 109 cats …

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3 reasons why microchips should be your pick for permanent pet ID

Bichon Frise being scanned for a microchip
August 15, 2019

A microchip is the most reliable form of permanent identification that you can provide for your pet. One in three pets will go missing in their lifetime and a microchip can make a difference by reuniting lost pets with their families. In honour of Check the Chip day, the BC Pet Registry is sharing three …

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