Friday, July 10, 2020


Animals

Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds launches campaign to support Victoria-based wildlife group

In just two days, the campaign has raised 77% of its goal amount

Vancouver Island reports higher than normal number of “abandoned” fawns and bear sightings

TLDR: leave those baby deer alone and lock up your garbage

RCMP issue warning after several sightings of a cougar in View Royal

Wildlife encounters have been on the rise over the past couple weeks.

Another bear spotted in Saanich on Wednesday morning

There have been four bear sightings in Greater Victoria over the past 24 hours

Bears spotted in Saanich and View Royal overnight

One of them was spotted eating from a bird feeder

“It’s the worst part of the job”: Bear euthanized in Langford after eating garbage

Conservation officers are urging the public to lock up their trash as bear activity ramps up in the region
Bear sighting

Black bear spotted in Saanich early Tuesday morning

The large bear was last seen on Carey Road

Ducklings rescued trying to cross busy Malahat highway after mother duck flew away scared

And the BC SPCA needs your help to take care of them 🐥

Black bear spotted rummaging through trash at Saanich residence

Authorities advise residents to secure their garbage, as hibernation season comes to an end

B.C. will make funding available for animal care facilities needing assistance during pandemic

Many facilities have noted a dramatic decline in donations and volunteers

Here’s why you should stay away from those adorable baby deer

Even if it looks lost or injured

How to socialize your puppy while social distancing during a pandemic

This professional trainer says your pups don't actually need to meet tons of people to be properly socialized!

Victoria’s Tally-Ho Carriage Tours launches GoFundMe campaign to help sustain horses

The company says they anticipate having no income for 12 months

Discovery Island wolf Takaya shot and killed by hunters in Shawnigan Lake

He was relocated to the west coast of Vancouver Island in January.

3rd annual pet food drive in memory of Cody the downtown business dog is...

He was a staple of downtown Victoria for 14 years.

James Bay wolf will be released into the wild: BC Conservation Service

He'd been spotted wandering around the neighbourhood for two days

Langford veterinary hospital hosting dog blood donation clinic this weekend

Need some four-legged heroes to raise their paws! 🐾❤️
newt

Salamander sighting stirs interest on Saanich Peninsula

Don’t be alarmed if you see this amphibian scuttling around your garden!

Nearly 400 rainbow trout died at Vancouver Island University facility last month

Due to a series of human and mechanical errors

Fish farm worker saves bald eagle from octopus in northern Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

“One hundred percent of reactions have just been, ‘Holy cow!’” 🐙

Cougar killed in Comox Valley after it was observed hunting domestic house cats

It was also seen lingering close to where children wait for their school bus

3-month-old puppy undergoes surgery in Victoria after getting hit by a car

She had four broken bones and skin abrasions caused by road rash.

BC SPCA is offering 50% off all pet adoptions next weekend

Do you have room in your home for a new family member? 🐾

Grey-white orca calf spotted near Sooke on Wednesday (PHOTOS)

One-year-old Tl'uk was travelling with his family 😍

Video captures 4 dogs attacking a deer at Bear Mountain golf course (VIDEO)

The deer had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries

Animal control rescue anxious dog stuck on the roof of an Esquimalt home

Pepper broke through the screen of an open second-floor window and onto the roof of the house

Endangered tropical sea turtle rescued by members of the public on Vancouver Island

'Berni' was found suffering from hypothermia near Port Alberni

BC will fund urban deer population control projects sought by local governments

Several people have reported being attacked or chased by deer on the island in the past year

Fisherman shocked after catching red-bellied piranha in Vancouver Island lake

It was the second of its kind found in the same lake

6 ways to deal with arachnids in your home this spider season

You no longer need to fear the fall spider boom! 

Bear cub trapped in fenced garden at Royal Roads University in Colwood (UPDATED)

The mother bear has not yet been located

Two feral rabbits die of lethal infectious disease near Elk Lake in Saanich

The disease is exclusive to rabbits and cannot infect humans or other pets

Nanaimo beekeepers find and eradicate invasive Asian giant hornet nest

Two of them were stung in the process
Cougar

Sooke school district warns families after cougar sighted between Poirier and Journey schools

Students who walk home will be held on campus until they can be picked up

Aggressive deer in Victoria pose possible threat to dog walkers

PSA: Be weary of our hooved neighbours - not all are friendly

Leashed dog injured during allegedly unprovoked dog attack in Metchosin

The dog was left with small puncture wounds on her neck and leg
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