Dogs

Dozens of dogs proudly paraded down Clement Ave in Kelowna for the first Unleashed Brewing Spooktacular Dog Parade Oct. 30, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Kelowna brewery barking up a storm to keep dogs in taproom

The petition had over 1,500 signatures in the first 24 hours

  • Jan 30, 2023

 

Aleena McKinnon with Buddha Beats Yoga hosted her first dog yoga class at Unleashed Brewery on Jan. 22, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Unwind at Unleashed: Kelowna brewery now hosting dog yoga

The brewery is to be hosting one class per month

  • Jan 23, 2023

 

One of ten malamute huskies found on a rural property two hours north of Fort St. John. (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)

10 dogs left outside without food or water after B.C. owner hospitalized in Alberta

Malamute huskies found by BC SPCA officers tethered on a rural property in northeastern B.C.

 

The Kelowna B.C. SPCA is searching for the owners of this female pit bull mix so they can give her necessary medical care after being hit by a vehicle. (B.C. SPCA Kelowna/Facebook)

Dog struck by car in Kelowna reunited with owners

The SPCA needs permission from the owners to provide medical care

  • Jan 18, 2023
The Kelowna B.C. SPCA is searching for the owners of this female pit bull mix so they can give her necessary medical care after being hit by a vehicle. (B.C. SPCA Kelowna/Facebook)
Cats found in box in Penticton in Dec. (OHS)

101 reasons to donate and save animals in the Okanagan

Okanagan Humane Society takes on Betty White Challenge

Cats found in box in Penticton in Dec. (OHS)
A dog sits on top of its shelter at a dog yard in Bolterdalen, Norway, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. The yard is located half a dozen miles from the main village in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago so close to the North Pole that winter is shrouded in uninterrupted darkness. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

VIDEO: In Norway, sled dogs train and play in warming Arctic

The pups thrive in freezing weather, but are struggling with increasingly common warm spells

A dog sits on top of its shelter at a dog yard in Bolterdalen, Norway, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. The yard is located half a dozen miles from the main village in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago so close to the North Pole that winter is shrouded in uninterrupted darkness. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
Bear and Tiger will be up for adoption together as a pair when they are healthy enough. (Jill Laviolette photo)

Mystery solved: Dogs rescued from remote B.C. island will be put up for adoption

The dogs have now been surrendered to Tri-Port Wildlife Response Team

Bear and Tiger will be up for adoption together as a pair when they are healthy enough. (Jill Laviolette photo)
Penticton Animal Control with help from the owner picked up the runaway dog that escaped during a police traffic stop on Jan. 2. (File photo)

Owner helps Penticton Animal Control pick up dog on the loose

RCMP put out a warning about the runaway dog after it bit a bystander on Jan. 2

Penticton Animal Control with help from the owner picked up the runaway dog that escaped during a police traffic stop on Jan. 2. (File photo)
Ben (left) and Jerry were found emaciated in the Joe Rich area on New Year’s Eve 2022. (Critter Aid/Facebook)

Emaciated dogs found in Kelowna, one with attack wounds and broken jaw

One dog has been adopted while the other waits for surgery

  • Jan 3, 2023
Ben (left) and Jerry were found emaciated in the Joe Rich area on New Year’s Eve 2022. (Critter Aid/Facebook)
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)

Busiest year ever for Okanagan Humane Society

More than 1,400 animals rescued

  • Dec 30, 2022
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)
This photo shows certified dog behavior consultant Gabrielle Johnson with her dogs on Oct. 11 in Richmond, Va. Johnson said a little preparation goes a long way for people bringing their pets along on holiday home stays with loved ones. (Josh Mark Rickey via AP)

Bringing a dog along for a holiday stay? Make sure to plan

Tensions can be dialed way down with a little preparation

This photo shows certified dog behavior consultant Gabrielle Johnson with her dogs on Oct. 11 in Richmond, Va. Johnson said a little preparation goes a long way for people bringing their pets along on holiday home stays with loved ones. (Josh Mark Rickey via AP)
OHS looks back on the work of 2022. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)

2022: Okanagan Humane Society’s busiest year

A look back on the rescues, volunteers, donations and love

OHS looks back on the work of 2022. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)
Police dog Neeka. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)

Kamloops canine cop earns special treat for hard work

Neeka nabs man fleeing from stolen vehicle

Police dog Neeka. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)
Finnigan is the newest Fawcett family member, bringing joy and love into the home. (Carole Fawcett photo)

Okanagan writer rediscovers the joy of having a dog around

Boomer Talk: Finnigan’s first Christmas

  • Dec 15, 2022
Finnigan is the newest Fawcett family member, bringing joy and love into the home. (Carole Fawcett photo)
An Armstrong man has lost an appeal to have his dog returned after it was seized by the BC SPCA for Ivermectin toxicity and ignoring a treatment plan laid out by a veterinarian. (Stock photo)

B.C. man has dog seized after leaving it in ‘critical distress’

Ivermectin toxicity suspected by vet leads to animal being removed from home

An Armstrong man has lost an appeal to have his dog returned after it was seized by the BC SPCA for Ivermectin toxicity and ignoring a treatment plan laid out by a veterinarian. (Stock photo)
Nova has been missing since Sept. 12 but has been spotted around town recently. (Sasha Dempsey/Facebook)

Reward up to $3,000 for possibly stolen pomsky in Kelowna

Nova was last seen on Sept. 12 but has been spotted around town recently

Nova has been missing since Sept. 12 but has been spotted around town recently. (Sasha Dempsey/Facebook)
Luna, a five-year-old bull mastiff-golden retriever cross, survived seven days trapped on a narrow ledge high above the waters of Finlayson Arm. (Courtesy Saryta Schaerer)

Courageous B.C. canine survives seven days stuck on ledge after fall from cliff

Luna reunited with her owner following a harrowing rescue

Luna, a five-year-old bull mastiff-golden retriever cross, survived seven days trapped on a narrow ledge high above the waters of Finlayson Arm. (Courtesy Saryta Schaerer)
Wayne Dorman, dressed as Santa, jumped in to save a dog after it had fallen through the ice on Okanagan Lake near Kelowna’s downtown. (Contributed)

Santa Claus to the rescue when dog falls through ice in Okanagan Lake

Wayne Dorman says this is a good reminder of how important strong recall is with dogs

  • Dec 13, 2022
Wayne Dorman, dressed as Santa, jumped in to save a dog after it had fallen through the ice on Okanagan Lake near Kelowna’s downtown. (Contributed)
Bruce recovers on the couch on Dec. 9, 2022, the day he returns to his family in Blind Bay after being lost for three weeks. (Photo contributed)

Emaciated pet survives -20 C, no food in his search for South Shuswap home

Dog’s owner nearly gives up hope after more than two weeks of searching mountain

Bruce recovers on the couch on Dec. 9, 2022, the day he returns to his family in Blind Bay after being lost for three weeks. (Photo contributed)
Henry the dog is safe after roaming Sicamous for over five months. (Duffy Baker photo)

Dog reunited with Penticton owners after being lost five months in the Shuswap

Sicamous’ K9-1-1 Animal Rescue tracked down missing pup

Henry the dog is safe after roaming Sicamous for over five months. (Duffy Baker photo)