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Nanaimo Pet Services recognized by the BC SPCA

June 8, 2022

Nanaimo Pet Services has been recognized by the BC SPCA with its AnimalKind accreditation for the company’s science-based, humane approach to dog training. Talia Reimer Tiongson, who acquired Nanaimo Pet Services two years ago, says she and her team – trainers Stephanie Champagne and Odessa Kasprowicz – work with pets and their guardians using reward-based …

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Speak out to prevent animal suffering at new rodeo proposed for Lower Mainland

Rodeo horse in saddle bronc riding event
June 8, 2022

Update: Over 4,500 people signed the pledge to speak out against a new rodeo in the Township of Langley. This pledge demonstrates that rodeo does not align with the values of many British Columbians. In June, we submitted a letter to the Mayor and Council of the Township of Langley also expressing our concerns with …

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Five Amazing Animal Dads

June 3, 2022

The animal world, just like the human world, has amazing dads. These animal dads protect, feed, teach and nurture their offspring and in the case of the seahorse, give birth. This Father’s Day we celebrate five animal dads and their dedication to their families. Wolves Wolf dads are committed to their offspring and are heavily …

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Tick-tock: No time like the present to check your pet for ticks

Husky dog walking off leash on a forest trail with a woman
June 2, 2022

As the Spring weather gets warmer, more and more people are enjoying walks and hikes with their pets. But BC SPCA veterinarian, Dr. Kyla Townsend cautions pet guardians that there may be some pesky parasites, such as ticks and fleas, lurking outdoors this time of year. “Ticks are external parasites that feed off the blood …

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