N.S. SPCA launches foster program for pet owners in hospital or in transition from domestic violence

The Nova Scotia SPCA announced Monday that they’ve launched a new pilot program, Paws & Support, in Halifax Regional Municipality. The free program will see dogs, cats and other animals cared for while their owners seek short-term in-hospital treatment or…

2 starved, dehydrated eaglets rescued after falling out of nests in Cape Breton

Two eaglets have been rescued and taken to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (CWRC) after they were found starved and dehydrated. A spokesperson said one of the eaglets was found in Coxheath, the other in Stillwater, N.S., and that both…

Mourning dove receives anesthesia, examination after wing injury

April 4 2019 8:27pm Toronto Wildlife Centre staff administer anesthesia to a mourning dove in order to examine it after sustaining a wing injury. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Dartmouth animal shelter worker has sleepover with dog during storm

While blinding snow and wind gusts may encourage most people to stay indoors, one area of service that doesn’t stop when the weather turns poor is animal care. “They still require meals, medication, let outs, playtime. So, we place a…