A funny thing happened on the way home.....

Jul 31, 2009

SALI was at Doggie Days at the White Rock Farmers Market, but arrived too late to join in on the festivities. But it wasn't a total washout ..... a few pugs ended up needing a ride home

Thanks Lynda and her dogs for making my day!

SALI is thinking of having an event there next year and would love to know your thoughts.

Did anyone catch the events at the Doggie Days. Can you post a comment here....

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Tips during a heat wave

Jul 29, 2009

I found this info on the City of Surrey web site. My additions are in red

TIPS DURING A HEAT WAVE

Extreme Heat-wave with Temperatures above 32°C to Persist through mid-week (July 27-Aug 2)

Never leave childen alone in a parked car. Leaving the car windows slightly open or "cracked" will not keep the inside of the vehicle at a safe temperature.Never leave pets inside a parked car even if it's in the shade, even if it's just for a few minutes while you run an errand. Picture this,

shut your engin...

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Pet disaster deployment in Kelowna is ending

Jul 24, 2009

Photos curtesy of Noah's Wish

Noah's Wish volunteers worked along side CDART and the SPCA to help evacuate pets in the Kelowna fires. Final count was 125 animals total (49 cats, 38 dogs, 20 horses, 5 rabbits, 4 pigs, 2 turtles, 2 rats, 2 dagus, 1 bird, 1 hamster, 1 gerbil).

Kelowna is becoming well prepared for evacuations and Surrey and White Rock can learn a lot from this current fire and the 2003 fire. Look for tips on disaster planning with pets in future posts.

Photo curtesy of Vanco...

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SALI Members on standby to help out in Kelowna Fires

Jul 19, 2009

Our thoughts are with everyone dealing with the forest fires in the Kelowna area; firefighters, residents, volunteers, business', and tourists.

We have two SALI members who are trained for disaster relief and are now on standby to help out if needed. CDART (Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team) is coordinating the evacuation of pets and livestock and has enough volunteers as of today. Depending on how long the evacuation order is in effect, they may need more help in order to relieve cur...

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Meet the dedicated people that rehabilitate our local wildlife

Jul 11, 2009

Learn about wildlife rehabilitation in our community.Critter Care Wildlife Society is having their annual open house this Saturday and Sunday (July 11-12) from 11:00 am to 4 pm. It's the only time in the year Critter Care allows the public to view the wildlife.

481 - 216 Street in Langley, near Campbell Valley Park

All critters big and small video

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