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Episode 225: Represent

After speaking on behalf of our members, supporters and all the fur-bearing animals of Canada as expert witnesses in a parliamentary committee last week, we wanted to share two important ways we can all represent for the animals. We’ll hear...
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Always report animal cruelty: SPCA seizes 50 rabbits in Nanaimo

In what is being dubbed the largest ever rescue of rabbits in the BC SPCA’s history, approximately 50 rabbits that were being raised for meat were removed from a Nanaimo property recently. CTV News reported that the BC SPCA, using a search...
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Four ways to celebrate Earth Day with The Fur-Bearers

It’s been 45 years since Earth Day started, and despite all our advances in science, the world still needs our help. Fortunately, these advances in science also make it a whole lot easier to get involved on April 22. Here are a few of ideas...
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Planning for your garden: wildlife friendly or free?

The green on our thumbs is started to shine through as temperatures rise across Canada. And as we start planning our gardens, there’s a very important question to ask: do we want them to be wildlife friendly, or wildlife free? Neither answer...
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It’s simple: don’t leave your dog in the car when it’s warm out

Every year, dogs die slow and painful deaths for a ridiculous reason: they’re left in cars. It doesn’t take long for a car to heat up, even in the spring. And since dogs don’t sweat the way we do, they aren’t able to cool...
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Episode 224: The Cowspiracy is real

With Earth Day on the horizon it makes sense to take a step back from fur-bearer-specific issues and look at a subject plaguing the entire planet. What’s interesting, however, is that this issue does, in fact, relate back to fur-bearing...
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Alberta allows continued drilling on endangered caribou habitat

The habitat is being destroyed. The caribou are losing their homes. The wolves are being murdered . All for the sake of a few dollars in the provincial coffers. And a new report has indicated that despite the looming deadline for a caribou recovery...
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ACTION ALERT: Newfoundland mink farmer wants to increase farm size

The government of Newfoundland is accepting feedback on a proposed increase to a mink farm – and the animals need your voice. According to The Telegram , Eagle Ridge Farm Ltd. intends to increase their “breeders” from 300 mink to 3...
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A fed bear is a dead bear: it's time to step up the messaging

Imagine that you drive up to Tim Horton’s every morning for your double-double. You do this for month and months, learning to love the routine. And then one day, when you drive up, you get shot in the face. That’s more or less what...
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$14M donated to wildlife conservation – so animals can be trapped?

The website is full of beautiful images: moose, owls, endangered species and traditional landscapes. Their conservation work is impressive, protecting various habitats and affecting policy. The problem? They’re not entirely up front. The...
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