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Meghan Mackerel & Prince Herring Remind You to Stay Standoffish

Rescued harbour seal pups Meghan Mackerel and Prince Herring — now in treatment at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre — can’t speak English. If they could, they would advocate for decorum when it comes to marine mammals on B.C. beaches.

MMR seal pups - Meghan Mackerel and Prince Herring - Photo Meighan Makarchuk

Abbotsford Pig Farm Protest

The "Meat the Victims" activists from last Sunday's protest and lockdown at Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford BC, would like to provide additional information. This was a precedent-setting event that was the first of its kind in Canada. Of the 200 participants, 65 of them were ready and willing to face the legal repercussions, and many more are willing to keep facing those consequences until animal use and abuse is abolished. As was written on our shirts "One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Many people would smash a car window to rescue a suffering dog. These pigs are more intelligent than dogs and are very sensitive social beings. This action was necessary to bring awareness to what farmed animals endure while being bred and raised.


Basset Bustle Extravaganza

Dog lovers will not want to miss the annual Basset Bustle, celebrating Basset Hound Rescue in Ontario and featuring hundreds of Basset Hounds.


Animal Rescue's Three Quick Tips To Make Pet Care More Environmentally Friendly

COAR is a dog rescue based in Ontario that works to save the lives of dogs across North America. In this news release they talk about how pet parents can save the planet while saving dogs by choosing more environmentally sustainable pet care products.


Cause 4 Paws Fundraiser To Help Dog Without Front Paws Monday Night

Businesses, Celebrities, and community members come together next Monday night in Toronto at a fundraiser for a terribly abused dog named True who has no front legs. The event will raise funds for prosthetic and for vet bills. Extra funds will go to saving other dogs like True.


Noise about whales and salmon is not sound science say scientists

“With fake science, as long as you repeat it often enough it takes on a life of its own,” – Dr. Andrew Trites, director of UBC’s Marine Mammal Research Unit


From Dogs to Frogs and Everything in Between

Fraser Valley Pet Expo has something for everyone! Kids will love interacting with all kinds of exotic animals, and pet parents will enjoy shopping from vendors or talking with groomers and other animal professionals. If you are looking for a new member to join your family, you can talk to one of the rescues that will be attending and see if they have the perfect pet for you.


BC SPCA amps up efforts to assist animals affected by the province’s wildfires

The BC SPCA is on high alert, bracing for the need to assist animals impacted by the province’s raging wildfires.

Marsha the calico cat

Close competition at 2018 Sheep Dog Trials Festival

With a score of 261, Grant the border collie, owned by Barbara Ray from Millboro, Va., was the top dog at the 31st annual Kingston Sheep Dog Trials held Aug. 10 to 12 at Grass Creek Park.


Rescue effort unable to save warm-water dolphin stranded on Vancouver Island

The efforts of a team from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, an Ocean Wise Initiative - together with incredible work by staff from Parks Canada - were not able to save what is believed to be a long-beaked common dolphin, which stranded on a sandy shoreline in Pacific Rim National Park on Thursday morning.


Public Demonstration to protest the slaughter of Dogs & Cats in Korea

Join two- and four-legged animal rights advocates as they march to end the Korean Dog Meat Trade.

A public demonstration to protest the slaughter of Dogs and Cats in Korea takes place at Christie Pits Park in Toronto on July 28th, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm.


Free Korean Dogs Launch Party and Adoption Event, July 7th, 2018

Learn more about Free Korean Dogs, how to get involved in ending the dog meat trade, and how to adopt a Korean rescue dog.


Sea Shepherd condemns slaughter of 122 mother whales

New figures released at the recent International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee meeting show that 122 whale mothers were slaughtered as part of the Japanese Government's illegal Antarctic whale hunt


White-nose Bat Syndrome Found in Manitoba

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises its first case of white-nose syndrome in bats has been identified after testing confirmed the disease has been found in bats in the Lake St. George area.


Toronto Cat Rescue 14th Annual Bowl-a-thon - Save Cats from the Gutter!

Toronto Cat Rescue (TCR) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 14th Annual Bowl-a-thon for cats!

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