The Real-Life Barbie and Ken Are a Human and Dog Duo Taking on the World Together (Exclusive)

Barbara “Barbie” Bielinski met the Ken of her dreams when she was paired with a Labrador retriever named Ken as her new guide dog Courtesy of Barbara Bielinski This Ken is a guide dog! on the Barbie the movie’s opening weekend, as the world embraces Barbiecore, the “Barbieheimer” double feature, and Ryan Gosling’s “Ken-ergy,” Guiding … Read more

The Fast and The Furriest: Annual wiener dog race returns in Mount Pearl

The race has just begun for these dachshunds. (Henrike Wilhelm/CBC News) Over 40 pet owners proudly gathered for the 11th annual Wiener Dog Races at the NL Pet Expo in Mount Pearl this weekend. “People will train,” said Tanya Martin, founder of Dachshunds of Newfoundland and Labrador and an organizer of the race. “People wanna … Read more

Blue-green algae is back. Here are some tips to protect you and your pet

Although it isn’t quite summer yet, blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, is already showing up in New Brunswick waterways. Meghann Bruce, a researcher and instructor with the University of New Brunswick Canadian Rivers Institute, said as soon as the ice went out in early May, there was a “bloom” in Blue Bell Lake near … Read more

Pete and Chasten Buttigieg Mourn the Death of Beloved Rescue Dog Truman: ‘We Are Heartbroken’

“He brought such laughter and mischief to our lives amid all that swirled around us,” the US Transportation Secretary wrote Chasten Buttigieg/Instagram Pete and Chasten Buttigieg are mourning the loss of their beloved rescue dog Truman. The US Transportation Secretary shared the news of their pet’s death on Twitter Friday, writing, “We are heartbroken to … Read more

Pets & Animals: Get fit and save animals this summer

Get fit and help save animals this summer by participating in the Ontario SPCA Sudbury & District’s Sweat for Pets fundraiser. The event challenges participants to set personal fitness goals and raise funds to change the lives of animals in the community. “In celebration of the Ontario SPCA’s 150th anniversary, participants are encouraged to set … Read more

‘Intense training’: Search and rescue dogs on track for takeoff

Barrie-based Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue partnering with Canadian Wings and Rescue on Tuesday to get dogs acclimatized to air travel As a dog handler with the Barrie-based Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue (GBVSAR) organization, Bruno Baker is part of a team that has a canine unit with two certified dogs and three … Read more

Orillia Animal Center looking to find homes for northern felines

The Orillia shelter worked with others in the area to find homes for 32 cats that were rescued from northern communities NEWS RELEASESONTARIO SPCA AND HUMANE SOCIETY*************************Marking its first Northern animal transfer of the year, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has returned from Northern Ontario with 32 cats that will have the opportunity to … Read more

Coyote mauls toddler in front of mum on driveway before attacking second child

The young boy was left with bite marks on his arm after the attack (Picture: Facebook) A toddler miraculously escaped after being mauled by a coyote before it ran away and attacked another child nearby. Police are still hunting for the wild animal after it attacked a 21-month-old boy in Scottsdale, north of Phoenix last … Read more