Sometimes, having an appetite for adventure doesn’t go down so well. A curious puppy managed to swallow a whole lot more than he could manage and needed extensive – and expensive – surgery to help him survive.
Confinement housing is one of the most pressing issues facing farmed animals. In the same way that we choose cage-free or free-range eggs when thinking about the welfare of chickens, stall-free pork means a better life for pigs.
Intelligence, curiosity and affection, all wrapped up in an endearing pink package. Sound ideal? Though so-called “micro-pigs” may seem like an appealing companion, they have needs far different from the average family pet.
Many of the 16 dogs seized from a property in Clearwater earlier this month are now available for adoption at the Kelowna and Penticton BC SPCA branches and staff are hoping they’ll find the perfect forever homes for all of them.