Dogs News

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...

Lorri Johnson's dogs were tied to a post outside Pelican Market on July 5, 2016.

Owner fined $700 after leaving dogs tied to post while shopping

By JT Marshall July 8, 2016 - 2:31pm Updated: July 9, 2016 - 12:48am

A Saskatoon woman's carton of milk cost a whole lot more this week.

Before Lorri Johnson went into Pelican Market on Lorne Avenue Tuesday, she secured her two dogs to a...

Two Pets Killed in Holliston Blaze

By 650 CKOM July 2, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: July 2, 2016 - 7:42am

The Saskatoon Fire Department made quick work of a blaze in Holliston Friday afternoon.   They were called to 2322 Ewart Ave just after noon and saw smoke coming from the...

Taylor Turner and Daniel Freer with their dogs at the dog park in early spring.

Regina city council to vote on new dog park

By Kevin Martel May 30, 2016 - 6:21am Updated: May 30, 2016 - 6:30am

Dogs will be on the agenda of Regina city council Monday night.

Councillors will vote on whether to create a new off-leash dog park in the east industrial area of the...