The helpless cry of baby raccoons when their mother doesn’t return to their den is heart-wrenching. The mother – trapped and relocated by a pest control company – leaves the … Read more Starving babies. The sad result of trapping and relocating wildlife
Update: Thanks to the incredible advocacy of passionate wildlife lovers, on July 21, 2021, the province banned the sale and use of rodenticides containing the active ingredients brodifacoum, bromadiolone, or … Read more Rodenticide-free strata, a three-step strategy
When you are out and about in the city or the suburbs, squirrels are some of the most common mammals you will spot. It is a good idea to get … Read more Meet your neighbours: what you need to know about grey squirrels
Dog training is unregulated in B.C., which means anybody can call themselves a dog trainer. It also means that, as a dog owner, it is crucial to be informed so … Read more With no regulations in B.C., how can you find a skilled dog trainer?
As cities expand, more people are moving to areas that are close to wild habitats. Some wildlife thrive on this closer contact, including urban-dwelling raccoons. Like any neighbour to neighbour … Read more Know your neighbours: 5 things to know about urban raccoons
Barking, reactivity, body sensitivity, not following cues and jumping up when greeting are common training challenges dog parents face. We asked BC SPCA recommended AnimalKind accredited trainers to share their … Read more Trainer tips for 5 common dog training challenges