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Anyone who has had to say goodbye to a cherished pet will know the sadness that comes from making that final decision.

And baby makes five—from cat in a wolverine suit

Having our second child was an interesting event. My lap had always been owned, lock stock and barrel, by Farley, our cat. As my pregnancy progressed and his lap space got smaller, he relocated his perch to more of a cross-belly lounge.

Sophie, the ‘Dog Who Walked in Front’

Sophie was born in February 2008, in Saskatchewan, to proud golden retriever and poodle parents. She spent a happy, early puppyhood romping through open fields on a farm, near Regina, with her twin sister Sasha.

Cathy takes a ‘Chance’ (and finds love)

Horses … Many a little girl reveries in the companionship of this uniquely large pet that often towers over its owner, weighing in at over 1,000 pounds (draft horses upwards of 2,000 pounds!). Not many of us make reality of our childhood fantasies.

Remembering Charlie

This is the story of a dog called Charlie, who was born in May 2008 and died in June 2018. He was the companion of Tracy, who got him initially as her two girls really, really wanted a puppy.

Dogs for a Northern Trapper

I’ve always been a little in awe of those who work with their K-9 best friends; it seems to me they have a deep bond with their animals, and their dogs enjoy a sense of purpose beyond measure.

Jolly Saint Nick and Harley Davidson

We live in a territory seemingly dominated by huskies, both in numbers and in our image of the quintessential Yukon dog (the strong malamute even takes center stage on our Coat of Arms and flag!)

Amica & Kodi

“I always wanted to get a dog, ever since I was knee high to a grasshopper,” Amica Sturdy explained. Despite her desire, she waited patiently for the right, and responsible, moment to welcome a dog into her life.

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