B.C. is moving towards permanently banning the sale and use of rodenticides, known as second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides or SGARs. These types of rodenticides contain the active ingredients brodifacoum, bromadiolone, or … Read more Permanent ban of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides coming to BC in January 2023
Let dogs be dogs! Sandy Middleton of Best Friends Dog Training and Behaviour explains the importance of letting our dogs express their natural behaviours and shares tips on things we … Read more Kind Corner: Sniff, bark, dig, chew! How to help your dog express natural behaviours
While preventing rodent problems and rodent-proofing your home are the most effective and humane options, lethal control is sometimes necessary for health and safety reasons. Snap traps can cause a … Read more Not all snap traps are created equal: how to choose humanely
The time between grooms might be challenging for some dog guardians. Grooming is essential to making your dog feel their best. But maintaining their coat and keeping their nails trimmed … Read more Here is how to maintain your dog between grooms
Wild rats have a pretty bad reputation. Filthy, pest, vermin – you name it, they’ve been called it! When people think about rats, they might not think of words like … Read more Meet your urban wildlife neighbours: the secret lives of wild rats
In-person events are back, and we couldn’t be happier! The AnimalKind team will be attending a few events this year, with giveaways, fun activities and the always popular “Ask … Read more On the road 2022 – Meet us at these events!
We want to give a warm welcome to Sandy Middleton and her team to the AnimalKind community. Powell River’s Best Friends Dog Training and Behaviour has received BC SPCA AnimalKind … Read more Welcome, Best Friends Dog Training and Behaviour
Time to learn how to fade treats in training! After exploring the importance of treats in dog training, and how to use treats to teach and not as a bribe, … Read more Kind Corner: How to use treats in dog training – Part 3: How to fade treats