Bc Animals

Garbage Diet Slashes Southern B.C. Seagull Population

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gulls historically ate mostly small fish and shellfish, but gradually began eating more land-based food like garbage and earthworms.

Baby Boom As 3rd Calf Spotted Among Endangered Orcas

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There are now 80 southern resident orcas in the waters of B.C. and Washington state.

Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty To Kicking Puppy In Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The offence carries a maximum penalty of a $75,000 fine, up to two years in jail or a lifetime ban on owning animals.

Beaten, Stabbed B.C. Dog 'Suffered Greatly'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A veterinarian found a large pendant, four lighters, a fish hook, and a SIM card inside Ryder's stomach.

LOOK: 2nd Baby Orca Born To Endangered Pod Off B.C. Coast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The birth brings the population of the endangered orcas to 79 in the waters of B.C. and Washington state.

B.C. Man Who Beat Dog At Drive-Thru Avoids Jail Time

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The dog continued whimpering and then he put his hand around the dog's neck until it stopped."

Pit Bull Family Pet Mauls B.C. Newborn

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family's pit bull-Rottweiler cross mauled a 16-day-old baby in the southern Vancouver Island community of Saanich, B.C. Saanich police said they ...

Sad End For Runaway $7,500 Cat In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Exotic Cat strolling around Sooke.. pic.twitter.com/we2SM2jFUy— Regan Smith (@itsregansmith) December 16, 2014 The mystery of an exotic cat on ...

Teeth Stolen From Dead, Pregnant Orca In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Someone cut off several teeth from an endangered orca as she lay dead on a Vancouver Island beach, awaiting a necropsy by scientists. The decea...

Dead Orca Found Off B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of J32, nicknamed Rhapsody, was found this week off the B.C. coast. (Photo: Bates Beach Resort) An endangered killer whale found dead ne...

WATCH: Proof That Viral B.C. Bear Photo Was Very Real

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

There can be no doubt now that a recent viral photo of a grizzly bear standing on its hind legs to check out an expensive camera is very much real. ...

Starving B.C. Puppies Found Tied Up In Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Two "severely emaciated" puppies who were found tied up and covered in urine outside a Vancouver Island home are recovering from their ordeal, sai...

B.C. Dog Will Finally Get Huge Growth Removed After 3 Years

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A dog recently rescued during an animal cruelty investigation in B.C. will finally get surgery to remove a growth the size of a cantaloupe that's ...

B.C. Humpback Whale Injured, Tangled In Rope

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. researchers are looking for a young humpback whale who is injured and may still be tangled in rope. A team with the Pacific Region Fisheries a...

Stoned Dog Triggers SPCA Raid On Vancouver Condo

CBC | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's tough to talk to any walk-in clinic patient about drug abuse, but even more difficult when the 'patient' is a dog. But one Vanco...

'When These Guys Turn Up, They Really Put On A Show'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Whale-watching boats are reporting a boom in rare sightings of Pacific white-sided dolphins off the coast of Vancouver Island and the San Juan Islands...

Fat, 'Lazy' Bear Roaming B.C. City Just Wants To Chill

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Dudes, chill. That's what we imagine is going through the head of a large, lethargic black bear who has spent the last two days roaming residential...

Nicely Done, Canada Post!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Of all the reasons for a postal worker to not deliver the mail, this one has got to be the best. The beary best. Like any other day, Matthew Fane w...

WATCH: Dozens Of B.C. Whales Leave Boaters Gasping

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Whale encounters aren't rare in British Columbia, but it's not often that you see so many, so close. A lucky group of whale watchers in Prince Rup...

WATCH: Baby Bear Dances On B.C. Golf Course

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's a hole-in-one for an adorable baby bear who was caught on video playing with the flag pole at a B.C. golf course. The little creature's hilar...

Yes, There Are Sharks In B.C. Waters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Recent video footage and photographs show a rapid increase in the number of sixgill sharks sighted in B.C.'s Howe Sound. These sightings were unhea...

Killer Whale's Family Cries As Orca Tangled In Net

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A whale-watching boat tour near Port Hardy, B.C. ran into quite a sight as a young killer whale struggled to get free of a fishermen's net, while ...

WATCH: Bald Eagles Have A Feast On Vancouver Island

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Bald eagles are pretty majestic to watch. Now feast your eyes on dozens of them... feasting. Sean Mitro recorded this close-up video of bald eagles...

Whale Rarely Seen In B.C. Washes Ashore In Distress

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Staff at Vancouver Aquarium are working around the clock to try and save a rare cetacean known as a "false killer whale" that was found st...

WATCH: Peckish Bear Rummages Through Freezer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you've got the munchies, you head for the fridge, right? Well, it's no different for a young black bear in British Columbia. Yogi, who is know...