2014 Paws for a Cause - Walk to Fight Animal CrueltyScotiabank & BCSPCA
2014 Paws for a Cause - Walk to Fight Animal Cruelty

On September 7*, 2014 put your best paw forward and walk with animal-lovers across B.C. to help fight animal cruelty. Raise much needed funds and awareness to help the over 41,000 animals in distress and in need of our services each year. Every dollar raised will help us rescue and care for abused, injured and abandoned animals, and work to prevent cruelty before it occurs.

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BenBenMy best friend takes her toy Poo­dle to a professional spa every week but I only bath my dog when every I think she needs to. So how often to bath or gloom our dog exactly? 

According to Dr. Sherry Weaver, Unless a dog has skin problems, there is no specific need to bathe the dog except to make him a more enjoyable companion. Just like people, some dogs get stinky faster than others.  Breeds that have very demand­ing groom­ing require­ments (i.e. Poo­dles, Maltese and Yorkshire ter­ri­ers) should see a groomer every 4–6 weeks. Breeds with slightly less demand­ing coats (i.e. Shel­ties, Golden Retriev­ers and Bor­der Col­lies) should...

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VPD - Griffin and MaverickDo you know the name of VPD's newest K-9 crime dog squad's name? Yes, they are Griffin and Maverick. They are so cute!
Why police use German Shepherds as police dogs?

Shepherds used by police agencies because they had the right drives for the job, the right size and the right temperament.

German shepherds are extremely intelligent dogs, which makes them ideal to train for specific tasks. On top of this, they are large, strong, very obedient, and virtually fearless. They are also very protective of their owners and very loyal, so...

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