Dogs

Const. Britteny George, Ridge Meadows RCMP, with Porter at the BC RCMP headquarters in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Newest deployment of B.C. police dogs already sniffing out crime

7 teams from police dog school in Alberta helped Mounties nab suspects last week

 

(Chris Brinnen/Canine Heroes/ Submitted)

Kelowna dogs run to support retired K9s and for T-bones

Ned’s Wish covers medical expenses of retired RCMP and Military dogs

 

Police Service Dog Gator. (RCMP/Submitted)

Kelowna run will honour police dog who gave his life to protect handler

Heroes Run will take off from Canine Heroes Kennel on Sept. 25

Police Service Dog Gator. (RCMP/Submitted)
Top photo is baby Yoga, scared and bottom is happy Yoda today. (OHS)

Okanagan Humane Society: From fierce to friendly

A column by the Okanagan Humane Society

  • Sep 22, 2022
Top photo is baby Yoga, scared and bottom is happy Yoda today. (OHS)
University of B.C. PhD student Bailey Eagan and her dog Rupert demonstrate the new Human-Animal Interaction Lab at UBC. (Photo credit: Lexis Ly/UBC)

UBC seeking puppy participants for new research on dog cognition

Human-Animal Interaction Lab studying how different types of dogs think, act

University of B.C. PhD student Bailey Eagan and her dog Rupert demonstrate the new Human-Animal Interaction Lab at UBC. (Photo credit: Lexis Ly/UBC)
Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Lumby campground loaded with agile dogs

Dog’O’Pogo agility group hosts sanctioned trial event Sept. 16-18 at Lumby Lions Campground

Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)
Baily and her puppies. (BC SPCA)

Shuswap family works to give neglected St. Bernard and 5 puppies new lease on life

Bailey and her puppies were rescued from unsanitary and neglectful conditions

Baily and her puppies. (BC SPCA)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
Alan McMahone and Precious are saddened to learn that their friend Bonnie was snatched by a coyote while being walked by her owner in Kin Racetrack. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Senior shocked after dog attacked, snatched by coyote at Vernon park

Animal grabbed small dog at Kin Racetrack, owner devastated

Alan McMahone and Precious are saddened to learn that their friend Bonnie was snatched by a coyote while being walked by her owner in Kin Racetrack. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Mysen, the K9 (Kelowna RCMP/ Submitted)

Kelowna’s finest pooch is competing at police dog trials

Mysen will be representing the Kelowna and West Kelowna RCMP detachments

Mysen, the K9 (Kelowna RCMP/ Submitted)
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Happy International Dog Day: Kamloops police pooch gets her man

2-year-old Neeka earned an extra treat

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Okanagan Humane Society: Helping pets and people is what they do

A column by the Okanagan Humane Society

  • Aug 25, 2022
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(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Who Let The Dogs Out? Canines take on Kelowna’s Dirty Mutter

Residents and their dogs took on the two-kilometre obstacle course

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Ontario nuclear operator travelling on motorcycle across Canada with canine friend

Lyna Smith recently made a stop in Quesnel with Monster Yogi Bear

Lyna Smith is traveling across Canada with her Shar Pei, Monster Yogi Bear. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Images were posted to Facebook Aug. 15 of a dog tied to the back of a Coldstream Ranch flat bed truck while it travelled between Vernon and Kelowna (William Mastop/Facebook)

Concerns for dog spotted in back of flatbed truck near Lake Country

The truck and dog were spotted the morning of Aug. 15

  • Aug 16, 2022
Images were posted to Facebook Aug. 15 of a dog tied to the back of a Coldstream Ranch flat bed truck while it travelled between Vernon and Kelowna (William Mastop/Facebook)
Shadow, a 6-year-old Maltese Bichon from Keremeos is being credited for jumping a fence and scratching on a neighbour’s door to alert them to their caretaker collapsing and hitting their head. (Submitted)

Keremeos dog hailed as hero after alerting neighbour to senior in distress

Shadow leapt over a fence and scratched on a door after caretaker collapsed

Shadow, a 6-year-old Maltese Bichon from Keremeos is being credited for jumping a fence and scratching on a neighbour’s door to alert them to their caretaker collapsing and hitting their head. (Submitted)
Kelowna Dachshund Club

Kelowna wieners know how to keep cool, they jump in the pool

On July 24 the Kelowna Dauschund Group gathered for a pool paw-ty

Kelowna Dachshund Club
The charity is caring for a number of kittens. (Okanagan Humane Society)

Okanagan Humane Society inundated with animals in need

The charity is dealing with a historically high number of abandoned animals

  • Aug 4, 2022
The charity is caring for a number of kittens. (Okanagan Humane Society)
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