Dogs

Summer dog ban lifts on Willows Beach, allowing dogs to play on beach – leashed or unleashed – from Oct.1 to Apr. 30. (File photo)

Pooch pals welcome again on popular Oak Bay beach

Willows Beach allows dogs from Oct.1 to Apr. 30

Summer dog ban lifts on Willows Beach, allowing dogs to play on beach – leashed or unleashed – from Oct.1 to Apr. 30. (File photo)
A golden retriever has temporarily adopted 7 additional puppies after their mom died in an emergency C-Section. They were some of 20 puppies that one Bernese mountain dog was nursing at the Victoria Humane Society before some relief could be found. File contributed

Foster families nurse 20 puppies for Victoria Humane Society

11 young golden retrievers have found new temporary homes in Mill Bay and Shawnigan

A golden retriever has temporarily adopted 7 additional puppies after their mom died in an emergency C-Section. They were some of 20 puppies that one Bernese mountain dog was nursing at the Victoria Humane Society before some relief could be found. File contributed
Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found

The specialized harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival on Saturday

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found
Moxxii got a new harness from an anonymous donor after her original SAR harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival. File contributed

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness replaced by donation

Moxxii’s specialized harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival

Moxxii got a new harness from an anonymous donor after her original SAR harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival. File contributed
Poop patrol                                Oak Bay brothers George Mepham, 7, and Henry Mepham, 9, embark on a poop patrol in Uplands Park. The boys started nurturing nature in the park through their school, and continue it with poo pickup this summer. Read more on page A4. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay brothers scoop 10 kg of poop from park paths in 30 mins

Family picks up dog poo to give back, inspire others to be more responsible

Poop patrol                                Oak Bay brothers George Mepham, 7, and Henry Mepham, 9, embark on a poop patrol in Uplands Park. The boys started nurturing nature in the park through their school, and continue it with poo pickup this summer. Read more on page A4. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)