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Dog tips with Dogzies: Hide and seek

Kelowna dog canine guru Wayne Dorman is here with some dog training tips

  • Jul 25, 2021

 

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Dog tips with Dogzies: Walk on the river

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to keep your pup cool this summer

  • Jul 20, 2021

 

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Rescue dog from Mexico lost in Lake Country

The rescue has been missing for three nights as of July 15

 

Gator, who was abandoned at a doggy daycare, after having four kilograms of matted fur cut off. (BC SPCA)

Dog found at abandoned B.C. doggy daycare too weak to walk, needs weeks to recover: SPCA

Gator’s care will cost around $6,000, BC SPCA says

Gator, who was abandoned at a doggy daycare, after having four kilograms of matted fur cut off. (BC SPCA)
Seal pups like this one are common sights in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and dog owners are urged to leash their pets to ensure seals and other wildlife are not disrupted. (Pacific Rim National Park photo)

Off-leash dog harasses baby seal on Vancouver Island beach

Seal retreats to water after being nipped at Wickaninnish Beach

Seal pups like this one are common sights in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and dog owners are urged to leash their pets to ensure seals and other wildlife are not disrupted. (Pacific Rim National Park photo)
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Whistle summon

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jul 11, 2021
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Paws It Forward, a Kelowna-based organization that rescues dogs, is holding a 50/50 raffle online to raise needed funds for the organization. (Contributed)

Raffle to help Okanagan rescue dogs

Kelowna-based Paws It Forward hosting online 50/50 raffle

Paws It Forward, a Kelowna-based organization that rescues dogs, is holding a 50/50 raffle online to raise needed funds for the organization. (Contributed)
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Bonding

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jul 4, 2021
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(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Food Pacing

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jun 27, 2021
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Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)

Do you have a hot dog? Certain breeds more vulnerable to heat, BC SPCA says

Animal advocacy group tells which breeds are more at risk, how owners can keep them safe

Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)
Sidney resident Martha Kenny, here seen with her papillons, Vapr and Daisey, would like to see the public take more care when it comes to transporting animals after witnessing a rottweiler fall out of a truck. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Safety of dogs in focus with rising heat, incident in Victoria

Resident concerned after watching rottweiler fall out of truck in Sidney

Sidney resident Martha Kenny, here seen with her papillons, Vapr and Daisey, would like to see the public take more care when it comes to transporting animals after witnessing a rottweiler fall out of a truck. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Starting in 2022, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is extending dog control to the entire Electoral Area D area. (Stock photo)

Dog control bylaw passes in Shuswap area despite ‘threatening’ emails

CSRD board extending full dog control to Electoral Area D; director calls for respectful discussion

Starting in 2022, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is extending dog control to the entire Electoral Area D area. (Stock photo)
Athena and Venus, ready to ride. (Zoe Ducklow - Sooke News Mirror)

Goggling double-dog motorcycle sidecar brings smiles to B.C. commuters

Athena and Venus are all teeth and smiles from their Harley-Davidson sidecar

Athena and Venus, ready to ride. (Zoe Ducklow - Sooke News Mirror)
Bella Jun claimed the prize for select female dog at the Westminster Dog Show. (Special to The Star)

B.C. breeder earns two top honours at Westminster dog show

Woodside’s German Shepherds, Arabella and Bella Jun, earned best in breed and select female

Bella Jun claimed the prize for select female dog at the Westminster Dog Show. (Special to The Star)
David Fitzpatrick, owner, breeder and handler, holds Wasabi, a Pekingese, after the dog won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Tarrytown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

The 3-year-old Pekingese, meanwhile, was ‘pretty nonchalant about the whole thing’

David Fitzpatrick, owner, breeder and handler, holds Wasabi, a Pekingese, after the dog won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Tarrytown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Two-year-old Ivy McLeod laughs while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: B.C. family finds ‘perfect’ puppy with limb difference for 2-year-old Ivy

Ivy has special bond with Lucky the puppy who was also born with limb difference

Two-year-old Ivy McLeod laughs while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
File image of dog wearing cone. (Pixabay photo)

Central Okanagan dog control quashes rumour of increase in canine attacks

Posts to Facebook allege there has been an increase in dogs biting other dogs

File image of dog wearing cone. (Pixabay photo)
Cat named Brian, who was allegedly spray painted to be used in a dog fight in the Lower Mainland. He is now in the care of a Maple Ridge animal rescue. (Facebook)

Rumours of illegal Okanagan dogfighting ring using cats as bait unfounded, say RCMP, SPCA

The RCMP, BC SPCA and dog control have no reports or confirmation of illegal dog fights

Cat named Brian, who was allegedly spray painted to be used in a dog fight in the Lower Mainland. He is now in the care of a Maple Ridge animal rescue. (Facebook)
Luke Hengen with Logan, his diabetes alert dog, under his right arm. (Photo courtesy of Luke Hengen)

‘Perfect pairing’: Former B.C. man’s diabetic alert dog helps him get back to life

Luke Hengen’s confidence, sense of adventure restored by service dog Logan

Luke Hengen with Logan, his diabetes alert dog, under his right arm. (Photo courtesy of Luke Hengen)
The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board of directors passed a motion by a vote of 9-2 directing staff to bring bylaws forward to the June 17 regular meeting to extend full-service dog control with no licensing for the entire Electoral Area D boundary. (File photo)

North Okanagan-Shuswap district dog control bylaw extension inches closer

CSRD board directs staff to prepare bylaws for full Area D dog control with no licensing by 9-2 vote

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District board of directors passed a motion by a vote of 9-2 directing staff to bring bylaws forward to the June 17 regular meeting to extend full-service dog control with no licensing for the entire Electoral Area D boundary. (File photo)