Dogs

A Coldstream kennel owner has lost her appeal to have her dogs returned after they were seized by the BC SPCA due to unsanitary living conditions on Sept. 10, 2021. (Unsplash)

Dogs seized from North Okanagan kennel owner won’t be returned by SPCA

19 dogs were seized from a Coldstream property due to unsanitary living conditions and inadequate care

 

Twelve-year-old Kody, a Dachshund-cross, was returned to his owner in Prince George after he was found by Chase RCMP at the home of a former neighbour of the owner who had moved to Chase, B.C. (Facebook photo)

Chase RCMP find dog missing from Prince George about 600 kilometres away

Owner told officers dog stolen, 10-year-old Dachshund found at new home in Chase of former neighbour

 

RCMP staff spent some time with this pup after it showed up at the detachment, but are now looking for its owner. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

Lost dog hops into North Okanagan RCMP car

Officers had a nice visit, but dog handed over to Enderby dog control

 

Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)

600 pigs and more than 100 dogs rescued from Interior B.C. flood zones

Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team responded to both Princeton and Merritt

Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)
Dogs are now allowed during winter months in Kaloya and Kopje Parks in Lake Country. (Shelley Anderson Griffiths photo)

Lake Country lets the dogs out at 2 parks

Off-leash dogs allowed at Kopje, on-leash at Kaloya

Dogs are now allowed during winter months in Kaloya and Kopje Parks in Lake Country. (Shelley Anderson Griffiths photo)
Enderby beagle Miss P, shown after winning Best In Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York with handler Will Alexander and owners Kaitlyn and Lori Crandlemire of Enderby (right), died at her North Okanagan home earlier this month at age 10. (Facebook photo)

Beloved Enderby best-in-show beagle dies at home

Miss P, winner of Best In Show at Westminster Kennel Club show in NY in 2015, was 10

Enderby beagle Miss P, shown after winning Best In Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York with handler Will Alexander and owners Kaitlyn and Lori Crandlemire of Enderby (right), died at her North Okanagan home earlier this month at age 10. (Facebook photo)
Rosie the motorcycle service dog. (Submitted Photo)

‘It’s not the size that matters’: Motorcycle-riding Quesnel service dog helps with PTSD

Rosie the motorcycle riding service chihuahua helps retired nurse Alison Prentice

Rosie the motorcycle service dog. (Submitted Photo)
Aggressive dog bylaws will have more teeth than before among other new animal welfare protections in Penticton. (Black Press file photo)

Penticton bylaws now have bigger bite against aggressive dogs

New animal welfare bylaws deal with dogs in hot cars, tethering, stray cats, biting dogs

Aggressive dog bylaws will have more teeth than before among other new animal welfare protections in Penticton. (Black Press file photo)
Shelby needs surgery for her torn CCL. (Contributed)

Community rallies to support popular Kelowna pup in need of surgery

Shelby, often found at the Kelowna Harley Davidson dealership, needs surgery for her torn CCL

Shelby needs surgery for her torn CCL. (Contributed)
Hugo (contributed)

Kelowna residents share their cutest pup photos for Dog Appreciation Day

Some of the cutest dogs in all of Kelowna belong to Black Press Media readers

Hugo (contributed)
Kristi Laforest gets happy kisses from Sombra who is back home after three days of being lost in Penticton. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Mexican rescue dog back home with family after 3 days lost in Penticton

Sombra followed the wrong biking group at Campbell Mountain trails Aug. 22

Kristi Laforest gets happy kisses from Sombra who is back home after three days of being lost in Penticton. (Facebook)
Kristi Laforest with her loved dog Sombra who is lost in Penticton near Township 7 wineries after following the wrong biking group up Campbell Mountain on Sunday, Aug. 22. (Submitted)
Kristi Laforest with her loved dog Sombra who is lost in Penticton near Township 7 wineries after following the wrong biking group up Campbell Mountain on Sunday, Aug. 22. (Submitted)
James Young of Naramata and his bearded collie Loki have some fun at the Skaha Kennel Club dog show in Summerland in 2019. The municipality of Summerland has approved a temporary dog park at the Dale Meadows Sports Complex. (Black Press file photo)

Summerland approves temporary dog park

Council to revisit decision one year after facility opens

James Young of Naramata and his bearded collie Loki have some fun at the Skaha Kennel Club dog show in Summerland in 2019. The municipality of Summerland has approved a temporary dog park at the Dale Meadows Sports Complex. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna’s Brandy Hansen with Sadie (from left), Jessica Young with Ella, both from Kelowna, and Penticton’s Aleta Abbott with Myer were among the attendees in Vernon Sunday, Aug. 8, of the Kelowna Dachshund Club’s annual Pool Party. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Club life for Okanagan dachshunds

Kelowna Dachshund Club held pool party in Vernon; club features 1,500 online members

Kelowna’s Brandy Hansen with Sadie (from left), Jessica Young with Ella, both from Kelowna, and Penticton’s Aleta Abbott with Myer were among the attendees in Vernon Sunday, Aug. 8, of the Kelowna Dachshund Club’s annual Pool Party. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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Dog tips with Dogzies: Stay on a place board

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

  • Aug 9, 2021
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Dog tips with Dogzies: Freedom on the leash

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

  • Aug 1, 2021
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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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Frida. Facebook.

Rescue dog from Mexico lost in Lake Country

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

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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)