Pets and People

Maddy Hejak, owner of Dog Logic Toronto, poses for a photograph while dog walking for clients in Toronto, on Monday, December 13, 2021. The pandemic puppy boom has been a boon to the pet industry, helping businesses recoup lockdown-related losses, and in some cases, expand operations, say owners and analysts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Pandemic puppy boom drives profits, unleashes havoc on pet businesses

Pet-care professionals warn the canine rush has outpaced capacity to meet pets’ distinct needs

 

Warren Brundage with “Beans” the rabbit. (File photo)

B.C. man who claims he ‘rescued’ rabbit from Surrey street gets arrested, charged

Warren Brundage, of Surrey, claims bunny was abandoned. It’s “surreal,” he said, on being charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of stolen property

 

William Ness: Gideon in his festive sweater

Langley shows off furry members of the family in holiday photos

Thanks to everyone for sharing pix of pets. Here’s a small selection of what we received

 

Blue the cat was reunited with his family in Langford 18 months after he went missing. (Screenshot via ROAM)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island cat missing 18 months reunited with family

Blue the cat found at Victoria museum 17 kilometres from home

Blue the cat was reunited with his family in Langford 18 months after he went missing. (Screenshot via ROAM)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Vancouver Island mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
A smooches for pooches, or a puppy kissing booth proved popular at the Aldergrove shelter during cupcake day. (Special to Black Press Media)

Sweetness and love served up in Langley for animals in care

Hundreds of people bought thousands of cupcakes to help fundraiser for the local shelter.

A smooches for pooches, or a puppy kissing booth proved popular at the Aldergrove shelter during cupcake day. (Special to Black Press Media)
Odd Thoughts: About walls and doors and stares

Odd Thoughts: About walls and doors and stares

If only our pets could tell us why they do what they do.

  • Nov 29, 2017
Odd Thoughts: About walls and doors and stares