Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Animals

Oak Bay to launch new deer contraceptive program in September

Homeowners will need to give permission to track deer on their property.

21-year-old man dies after contracting rabies from bat on Vancouver Island

This is the second known case of rabies in BC in 16 years

Seal pup rescued by Vancouver Island salmon farmers released back into wild

Her name is Mo and she is adorable ❤️

Saanich Police issue warning after another cougar sighting this morning

It’s believed to be hunting pets and small animals.

Baby orca born near Tofino confirmed to be a girl

This is one gender reveal party we can get behind!

Vancouver Island breeder hands over 21 dogs found in unacceptable living conditions

Most of them have illnesses or infections, and require surgeries and intensive care

BC avalanche rescue super-dog visits Victoria to launch new IMAX documentary

A story about four-legged doggy Avengers around the world, narrated by Captain America! 😍

Saanich dog miraculously survives three nights on isolated island

The spooked dog swam through treacherous waters and became stranded.

Over 50 adoptable pets were rescued bythe Victoria Humane Society last week

“It seems like every day people are phoning in and saying ‘can you take this’...”

Baby bunnies and stranded turtle rescued in Saanich

It doesn't get cuter than this 😍

New federal bill completely bans bestiality and animal fighting across Canada

Animal sexual abusers will now be added to Canada’s National Sex Offenders Registry.

Canada has officially outlawed the import and export of shark fins

Canada has been the largest importer of shark fins outside of Asia
Bear sighting

Black bear spotted in Brentwood Bay on Tuesday night

Anyone who sees the bear is asked to contact BC Conservation at 1-877-952-7277.

Canada has officially banned keeping whales and dolphins in captivity

The bill was first introduced 4 years ago

Kitten abandoned in Victoria garbage can has tested positive for methamphetamine

She's been named Lily and is doing a lot better now 😻

Animal Control recovers kitten abandoned in garbage can at Hillside Shopping Centre

She will be spending the night at the vet due to major health concerns
Baby Goat Cuddle

Goat Yoga returns to Victoria Lavender Farm for the summer (PHOTOS)

You can also sign up for baby goat cuddling sessions! 😭😍

BC SPCA is offering 50% off cat adoption prices this month (PHOTOS)

Ready to bring home your new furry friend? 🐾

Rare sighting of a grizzly bear on Vancouver Island captured on camera (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Grizzlies are not native to Vancouver Island but can swim here from nearby islands

Saanich nature sanctuary searching for missing swarm of bees

The queen is on the loose! 👸🐝
Horse-drawn carriage

Victoria councillor suggests replacing horse-drawn carriages with “e-carriages” by 2023

"If we are serious about animal welfare, these animals need to be in rural areas on farms"

This barred owl was spotted taking a bath at Butchart Gardens (VIDEO)

Splish splash, he was taking a bath! 🦉💦

Federal government increases protections for BC’s remaining killer whales

Only 75 Southern Resident Killer Whales remain off our coast.

The Victoria Pet Expo is happening THIS WEEKEND May 4th and May 5th at...

And it's not too late to grab tickets! 🎟

Vancouver Island farm offers $1,200 reward for return of newborn baby goat

He has been without his mom for over 3 days now 💔

Victoria Pet Expo is holding Dachshund Dash dog races THIS weekend (CONTEST)

And you could win yourself a pair of tickets, plus pet food for a year! 🐾

This 12-day-old baby goat has gone missing from a Vancouver Island farm

And his mother is heartbroken 💔😭

The Victoria Pet Expo is returning next weekend

Time to celebrate all of our furry, feathered and scaly friends!
Cougar

Victoria police confirm cougar spotted in the Gorge Road East area

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

Cougar warning issued near Royal Roads after multiple sightings (VIDEO)

There’s been sightings near Royal Roads forest and Esquimalt Lagoon.

Cat belonging to woman killed in Esquimalt fire found injured but alive (PHOTOS)

‘Blueberry’ was found with singed fur, bloody and burned paws, and whiskers “not even half an inch long”.

Lethal rabbit virus is officially back on Vancouver Island

Hundreds of wild and domestic rabbits died from the virus last year.

Cougar sighting reported near Gordon Head Middle School this morning

The possible sighting happened at 6:15 a.m.

Victoria ranked the 2nd “rattiest” city in BC for the third year in a...

We're talking about the little furry creatures you DON'T want to see in your house 🤢

DFO to perform necropsy on dead grey whale discovered near North Saanich

The whale carcass was found on Thursday.

BREAKING: Police searching for cougar spotted in Gordon Head

BREAKING: Residents in the area are advised to bring their children and pets indoors

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