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How to spoil your pet on National Pet Day!

April 11, 2018

Disclosure: I was paid by Thermotex for this post One of the best things I ever did in my life was when we walked into the Calgary Humane Society and walked out with our cat Mindy. There’s something amazing about …

Finding comfort in Elk Island National Parks’ oTENTiks!

July 12, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta  When the heat of the summer gets intense, or the crowds of tourists have you seeking a more peaceful retreat, look no further than Elk Island National Park. “Where?” you ask. Elk Island National …

The Banff Squirrel is BACK!

August 15, 2016

[image credit: BDFK Photography] Do you remember the Banff Squirrel? He was the one that photobombed some tourists trying to take a timed photo in 2009. He had a bit of internet fame – a Wikipedia page, a Twitter account….hundreds of fake …

A shelter in BC made this tiny kitty a wheelchair!

October 1, 2015

The internet can be a weird, silly, mean, happy, good and bad place. But no matter what, the internet always has room for more kittens, especially ones with amazing stories! Meet Cassidy: Cassidy was rescued by the Tiny Kittens Society …

The University of Calgary used a 3D printer to give this rooster new feet!

July 10, 2015

Why’d the chicken cross the road? To get new feet of course. The University of Calgary unveiled some new feet today. But these aren’t your regular ol’ feet. No, these are chicken feet. Which is something different than “chicken legs”, …

Three adventurous things to do in Alberta this weekend…that aren’t camping!

May 14, 2015

First things first, how is almost May long weekend already?! I feel like we were just drinking some green beer for St. Patrick’s Day!  Wow, 2015 is going by fast! But it’s true, Victoria Day weekend is upon us and …

Toronto Humane Society introduces Puppy Swap program!

January 17, 2015

One of the things the internet affords people is that they can really great creative with their marketing. Take for example Toronto Humane Society‘s Puppy Swap program. It’s actually really clever, because we all know that puppies are the best. …

No baby penguin for the Calgary Zoo…yet.

October 23, 2012

The Calgary Zoo announced today that their first attempted at breeding penguins has failed. Last month, King penguin Asa laid an egg, however, a few days ago she moving around and the egg fell off of her feet. The egg …

That’s one fat cat!

February 3, 2012

Meet Tiny. Tiny is one fat cat. Like a really, really fat. The story of this cat is catching national attention, mostly because he is anything but what his name might indicate. You see Tiny came to the SPCA in …