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How your dog sees colour

dog seeing colour with toy
July 29, 2022

Humans are drawn to colours. We choose our clothing and interior design based on our favourite hues and what we think looks best. If you were given two options of something – let’s say, a ball — that were two different colours, chances are you would reach for the one that’s closest to your preferred …

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BC SPCA reminds pet guardians about dangers of leaving animals in hot cars

July 14, 2022

With temperatures rising across the province, the BC SPCA is reminding pet guardians not to leave their pets in parked vehicles. “We can’t stress strongly enough how dangerous it is to leave your pet in a hot car,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications for the BC SPCA. “Last year, the BC SPCA responded …

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Hot paws in the city

small dog on hot sidewalk in summer
July 11, 2022

A warm summer day may seem like the perfect time for a long walk with your pet. However, before you grab your leash and shoes, be sure to check the temperature. A breezy day hovering around 25C may not seem dangerous but imagine if you were walking barefoot on hot sand or pavement! That’s how …

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How to help your animals during an emergency evacuation

June 29, 2022

Wildfire or flooding evacuations are a tough time for people and also of course, the animals they love and care for. Planning ahead is crucial to making your emergency exit as efficient as possible. Prepare & Prep Register Your Pet: In the event you’re separated from your pet during an emergency evacuation, making sure your …

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