Pets News

The Saskatoon SPCA issued a media release on 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 - 11:45am

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...

The Saskatoon SPCA says Chomps the kitten was brought to them after being found on the side of the highway near Dundurn.

Saskatoon SPCA puts out call to help injured kitten

By 650 CKOM November 18, 2016 - 3:00pm Updated: November 18, 2016 - 3:15pm

The Saskatoon SPCA has a new furry face for its annual fundraising drive.

They're calling him Chomps -- he's a tiny kitten who was brought to the SPCA after being found...

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 pets die

By 650 CKOM September 28, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: September 28, 2016 - 6:30pm

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...

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, with files from The Canadian Press August 31, 2016 - 12:32pm Updated: August 31, 2016 - 12:32pm

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...

2 pets killed in Saskatoon blaze

By 650 CKOM July 2, 2016 - 7:42am Updated: July 2, 2016 - 4:45pm

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 - 6:21am

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...

Dog owner Nathaniel Hubin at Regina's only off-leash dog park.

Report calls for more dog parks in Regina

By Kevin Martel March 7, 2016 - 6:39pm Updated: March 8, 2016 - 8:11am

The City of Regina is barking over the idea of creating up to another six off-leash dog parks.

The city is considering a recommendation to create three new fenced off-...

Bearded dragon surrendered to Regina pet shop.

Regina pet shop looking for new homes for bearded dragons

By Lisa Schick January 6, 2016 - 4:57pm Updated: January 7, 2016 - 7:49am

Have you ever wanted to have your very own dragon?  A Regina pet shop is looking for new homes for a few pets surrendered to them - but these aren't puppies.


The Saskatoon Fire Department is reminding residents to keep themselves and their pets off the river ice after a dog fell through and died Monday.

Saskatoon fire department highlights river danger after dog's death

By 650 CKOM December 29, 2015 - 6:22am Updated: December 29, 2015 - 8:15am

The Saskatoon Fire Department is reminding residents to keep themselves and their pets off the river ice after a dog fell through and died Monday.

The water rescue unit...

Preston Avenue house is filled with smoke damage after Christmas Eve fire

Family pets die in Christmas Eve house fire in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM December 24, 2015 - 2:09pm Updated: December 29, 2015 - 8:31am

It's an ugly thing to happen on Christmas Eve.

A Saskatoon homeowner is mourning the loss of two dogs after their kitchen caught fire around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.


Christmas can be an overwhelming time for pets because of busyness, foods and decorations.

Meowy Christmas; Holidays can be stressful, dangerous time for pets

By Lasia Kretzel December 23, 2015 - 12:37pm Updated: December 23, 2015 - 12:45pm

Christmas is a time for families to come together and enjoy good food and company, but sometimes it can be a little much for our furry friends.

Veterinarian Dr. Jordan...

A mushroom of the Amanita genus which grows in North America and fruits between August and September. It is extremely toxic if consumed.

Mushrooms likely behind multiple dog poisonings in Saskatoon

By Kelly Malone September 29, 2015 - 1:18pm Updated: September 29, 2015 - 1:30pm

Pet owners around Saskatoon have been on high alert after the suspected poisoning of a dog that reportedly died after a walk around the Avalon off-leash dog park and another...