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Bear warning issued in North Vancouver after police get four calls in one night

Bear warning issued in North Vancouver after police get four calls in one night

Incorrectly stored garbage is the top reason for bear-human conflict in North Van
The cat came back: Montreal owners reunite with Indie, feline missing for 8 years

The cat came back: Montreal owners reunite with Indie, feline missing for 8 years

MONTREAL — Indie the cat did indeed come back, but it took her about eight years and a little help from the Ottawa Humane Society.
U.S. drops planned regulations for dogs crossing border from rabies-free countries

U.S. drops planned regulations for dogs crossing border from rabies-free countries

The changes, which were set to take effect beginning Aug. 1, had been panned by veterinary associations, the tourism industry and the federal government in Canada.
Bear paw found on beach near Myrtle Point

Bear paw found on beach near Myrtle Point

Family comes across strange object while walking dog in qathet Regional District
Humpback missing its tail spotted off Vancouver Island

Humpback missing its tail spotted off Vancouver Island

The whale was moving slowly, spending a lot of time at the surface and doing partial dives, without bringing its fluke out of the water
Provincewide heat wave takes toll on local wildlife

Provincewide heat wave takes toll on local wildlife

Here's how you can support heat-affected wildlife this summer.
B.C. rancher rides toward 'wall of flame' to rescue cows from 5,000-hectare wildfire

B.C. rancher rides toward 'wall of flame' to rescue cows from 5,000-hectare wildfire

The Spences Bridge ranch owner was able to get half of his cows moved to safety.
Bear shot and killed in Deep Cove after biting woman

Bear shot and killed in Deep Cove after biting woman

The woman was gardening outside her North Vancouver home when the large adult male black bear bit her
Cell-phone paparazzi putting humans — and bears — at risk

Cell-phone paparazzi putting humans — and bears — at risk

Elphinstone resident Michael Master was trying to move a bear away from his neighbourhood, when people started showing up to take photos with their phones, hindering his attempts.
10 essential tips to keep your pets cool and safe this summer

10 essential tips to keep your pets cool and safe this summer

Limiting exercise is one way to reduce overheating during hot weather.