Resources for the pet owner


Dogwood Rescue: Rescuing and re-homing dogs for over 30 years in West Vancouver, BC The virtual home to hundreds of thousands of adoptable pets from more than 13,000 adoption groups worldwide. 

BC SPCA: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has its early roots in England. The BC SPCA offers many ways to help the care for animals and has animals for adoptions at is shelters. Find a shelter near you!

Airecanada Airedale Rescue Network

Big Heart Rescue Society, saving sounds one at a time!

Angels under our wings, Cocker Spaniel rescue in Victoria/Vancouver

Westie Rescue of Canada, dedicated to the protection and well-being of West Highland White Terriers

Veterinarian and health related resources

Ever wanted to know what your animal is thinking? Do you have special questions you always wanted answered about behaviour, well being or even your relationship with your pet. Animal communicator Dale McCarthy is fortunate enough to get the information from dogs, cats and horses through words, visuals and feelings that she can share with the owner. If you're interested call 778-330-6936 or go to

Richard Calland Veterinary Consultancy: Richard's primary purpose as a veterinarian is to assist you in building and maintaining the optimal health of your pet. 

Vancouver Animal Emergency Clinic: Located at 1590 West 6 Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1L7, Tel: 604-734-5104

Waterworkz Paw Spa, Canine Holistic Wellness Center with therapeutic pool, massages for your dog and acupuncture


Alpha Dog Training Company: Nina Houghton provides obedience training and agility in four Vancouver community centres: The Yaletown Round House, Creekside Recreation and Community Centre, Thunderbird Community Centre and at Doggie Day care AdventureDen.

Barkbusters: : In-home dog training backed with a written lifetime guarantee. Whether you need puppy training for the new dog in your family or obedience training for an adult dog, our natural, positive training methods will work. Trainers across Canada.

Dogwise Training: Heather Lawson offers professional obedience training and clicker training in North Vancouver. The philosophy of dogwise is centered on the continued growth of both owner and pet. 

K9Leadership: K9Leadership has been offering a variety of classes in North Vancouver from Puppy training programmes and Street Smarts Obedience to Wilderness Tracking based on the positive relationship between guardian and dog. 

Other reading pleasures

Animal related sites and blogs

PPP-Photography on facebook: Come and like us on facebook and spread the word to your friends!

PPP-Photography on Taproll: An online database of photographers

Pets and Substance Abuse Prevention: An Online Resource for parents concerned about substance abuse of their children

Pets and Smoking: An online resource that touches on the concerns of smoking around pets

Pet Hotels America of America, directory of Pet-Friendly Hotels, Kennels and Pet Lodging

Petsparlor, a social networking site for pet owners


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