Dogs

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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Pixabay

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)
Seal pups like this one are common sights in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and dog owners are urged to leash their pets to ensure seals and other wildlife are not disrupted. (Pacific Rim National Park photo)

Off-leash dog harasses baby seal on Vancouver Island beach

Seal retreats to water after being nipped at Wickaninnish Beach

Seal pups like this one are common sights in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and dog owners are urged to leash their pets to ensure seals and other wildlife are not disrupted. (Pacific Rim National Park photo)
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Whistle summon

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jul 11, 2021
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Bonding

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jul 4, 2021
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)
Lynn Gagnon is the owner of Stoked Dogs. (Contributed)

Figuring out fido: Common positive-reinforcement training mistakes

Dog training tips from Stoked Dogs trainer Lynn Gagnon

  • Jun 27, 2021
Lynn Gagnon is the owner of Stoked Dogs. (Contributed)
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)

Dog tips with Dogzies: Food Pacing

Kelowna dog canine Wayne Dorman teaches dog owners how to pace a pup’s eating habits.

  • Jun 27, 2021
(Phil McLachlan/The Free Press)
Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)

Do you have a hot dog? Certain breeds more vulnerable to heat, BC SPCA says

Animal advocacy group tells which breeds are more at risk, how owners can keep them safe

Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)
Sidney resident Martha Kenny, here seen with her papillons, Vapr and Daisey, would like to see the public take more care when it comes to transporting animals after witnessing a rottweiler fall out of a truck. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Safety of dogs in focus with rising heat, incident in Victoria

Resident concerned after watching rottweiler fall out of truck in Sidney

Sidney resident Martha Kenny, here seen with her papillons, Vapr and Daisey, would like to see the public take more care when it comes to transporting animals after witnessing a rottweiler fall out of a truck. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Starting in 2022, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is extending dog control to the entire Electoral Area D. (Stock photo)

Dog control bylaw passes in Shuswap area despite ‘threatening’ emails

CSRD board extending full dog control in Electoral Area D starting next year

Starting in 2022, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is extending dog control to the entire Electoral Area D. (Stock photo)
Athena and Venus, ready to ride. (Zoe Ducklow - Sooke News Mirror)

Goggling double-dog motorcycle sidecar brings smiles to B.C. commuters

Athena and Venus are all teeth and smiles from their Harley-Davidson sidecar

Athena and Venus, ready to ride. (Zoe Ducklow - Sooke News Mirror)