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Tank means everything to her family

Donate Now Tank is an active, athletic 3-year-old American bully/old English bully cross who means everything to her loving family. My son was born with only half a heart and has had three open heart surgeries and a stroke all before he was two and a half years old. Tank lets us know when he is off and helps keep him calm when his brain can’t handle his environment. Though she is not a registered therapy dog, she is my son’s therapy dog and his protector.Julie, Tank’s loving guardian When Tank injured her left leg, her owner Julie was…

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Save owls and bears

Spotted owl habitat under threat The online magazine The Narwhal reports that the provincial government has approved clearcut logging in the Fraser Canyon, which is…
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Odie’s his old self again

The McVitie Veterinary Assistance Program has been helping pets of low-income caregivers get assistance for many years, ensuring guardians are not forced to surrender the animals they…
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Poisoned owl rescued by VHS supporter

Update: District of North Vancouver votes to ban rodenticides! District of North Vancouver Council has voted to ban anticoagulant rodenticides on district-owned properties. The unanimous…
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Anti-racism & decolonization

As an organization working to end the oppression of animals, we acknowledge that to advocate for social justice we must work together to challenge and…
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Help Brittney and Puggy

Brittney and Puggy’s story “Puggy came to me through a friend a few years ago, I have another cat named Jasper and they are buddies.…
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Help Brutus in his time of need

When thirteen-year-old Brutus developed a persistent cough and began bringing up fluid, his worried owner Carol made several trips to their vet. After two unsuccessful…
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Help Bubba

Exuberant English Bulldog, Bubba, injured his leg while playing at the park. When he began limping and showing signs of pain, his owner Holly took…
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Rocco’s story

Rocco’s owner, Fay, adopted Rocco when he was 2-years-old. On a limited pension from the government, Fay was nervous when Rocco started limping. He needed…
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Emergency plans must include animals

VHS letter calls for legislation to require local authorities to include animals in emergency plans VHS has submitted a letter to a provincial government consultation…
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Challenging captivity

VHS has a long history of opposition to animal captivity. Most recently, we published a report, commissioned from Zoocheck, that drew attention to a number…
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