Dogs News

Kaos and Kazoo are two of the 13 puppies named by kids across Canada in the annual RCMP Name the Puppy contest.

Kaos, Kazoo among winning names chosen for RCMP puppies

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 2:39pm

Nearly 21,000 entries were submitted, but only 13 were worthy of naming the RCMP’s newest batch of K9 recruits.

The names of the first 13 puppies to be born at the...

Playful Paws owner Dave Deplaedt pleaded guilty on behalf of his business on May 9, 2017 to negligence in the deaths of 14 dogs at the kennel in Sept. 2016.

Playful Paws owner pleads guilty in death of 14 dogs

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 9, 2017 - 5:37pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 5:37pm

The owner of Playful Paws Pet Centre says he's accepting responsibility for the deaths of 14 dogs at the kennel in September 2016.   Dave Deplaedt, 50, pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Dogs left in parked cars can overheat within minutes, even if the windows are cracked open.

'Don't be that dog owner:' SPCA on pets in hot cars

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 4, 2017 - 6:17pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 6:17pm

Dog owners are being reminded once again not to leave their pets in parked vehicles.   Saskatoon SPCA Executive Director Patricia Cameron said it's a problem they deal with...

The Saskatoon SPCA issued a media release Monday reporting a case of parovirus. The highly contagious intestinal condition can be fatal to dogs if left untreated.

Saskatoon SPCA issues warning after finding infected puppy

By 650 CKOM March 6, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: March 6, 2017 - 12:55pm

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is warning Saskatoon-area dog owners about a potentially deadly virus.

The SPCA's Saskatoon shelter took in a...

At least 70 people attended New Hope Dog Rescue's adoption event at Market Mall Feb. 11, 2017 Annie was one of the 15 dogs looking for a new home.

New Hope plays matchmaker with dogs

By JT Marshall February 11, 2017 - 3:33pm Updated: February 12, 2017 - 9:37am

Dozens of people at Market Mall Saturday afternoon were trying to meet their match ahead of Valentine's Day but it had nothing to do with dating.

It was a New Hope Dog...

Fourteen dogs died when a heating unit malfunctioned at Playful Paws Center in Saskatoon Sept. 10, 2016.

Saskatoon kennel takes steps to ensure safety after 14 dogs die

By 650 CKOM September 28, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 6:27am

A Saskatoon kennel is trying to restore faith in its clients after an electrical failure claimed the lives of 14 dogs earlier this month.

Playful Paws Pet Center posted...

Pet lovers exit Acadia McKague's Funeral Centre after attending a service for 14 dogs who died last weekend.

Pet lovers come out to pay respects for 14 dogs at funeral service

By JT Marshall September 17, 2016 - 4:57pm Updated: September 19, 2016 - 7:23am

Tears, barking, and raspy voices.

Those were some of the sights and sounds at Acadia McKagues's Funeral Centre Saturday morning.

The funeral centre hosted a...

Microscopic image of rabies virus.

More calls for protection after rabid bat bites person, dog

By 650 CKOM September 16, 2016 - 3:21pm Updated: September 16, 2016 - 3:21pm

Saskatchewan has been seeing a spike in reported cases of rabies this year – and now we're learning about an incident involving a human.   A person was bitten by a rabid bat in...

Arden, a certified autism service dog, with her family. Arden was one of 14 dogs who died when a heating unit malfunctioned at Playful Paws Center in Saskatoon Sept. 9, 2016.

'Horrendous and shocking:' Families mourn deaths of 14 pets at Saskatoon kennel

By 650 CKOM September 12, 2016 - 7:17am Updated: September 13, 2016 - 12:56pm

Families are mourning the loss of their beloved pets after a heating problem led to the deaths of 14 dogs at a Saskatoon boarding kennel over the weekend.

For owner...

Pit bull from Montreal getting fostered in Saskatchewan.

15 pit bulls get 2nd chance in Saskatchewan as Montreal moves to ban the breed

By Adriana Christianson August 31, 2016 - 12:32pm Updated: August 31, 2016 - 1:14pm

A grey and white pit bull named Jack is one of several rescued dogs getting a second chance in Saskatchewan as Montreal moves to ban the breed.

Montreal city council is...

Owners stand at the edge of Mayfair Outdoor Pool in Saskatoon as dogs enjoy a free hour of swimming on Aug. 29, 2016.

Pets, service animals go swimming on final day for outdoor pools in Saskatoon

By Daniella Ponticelli August 30, 2016 - 11:24am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 11:24am

A dog runs, leaps and splash-lands full tilt into a pristine pool.

Now repeat—200 hundred times over.

On Monday, the City of Saskatoon hosted its third annual Dog...

Dogs enjoying the weather at Regina's off-leash dog park

Registration open for Regina's first dog swim

By 980 CJME August 16, 2016 - 4:01pm Updated: August 16, 2016 - 4:15pm

Registration is now open for Regina's first dog swim.

On Sept. 5, Regent Pool on McKinley Avenue will host the doggie paddle extravaganza. Pooches will be allowed to...