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Holiday pet adoption

As the holiday season nears closer people are hunting for the perfect gift to see someone’s face light up with joy on Chrstmas morning. Some of us may think it is the perfect time to bring in a furry friend into the family. But Steve Seto reports that it may not be as merry an

Tucker and Max, Cody Neale’s two pit bulls, sit for their photo to be taken.

Montreal pit bull ban brings concern to Western Canada

Tucker and Max, Cody Neale’s two pit bulls, sit for their photo to be taken. In Canada and the USA over the past 32 years, an average of 106 injuries per year have occurred from a pit bull. Since they are known as dogs with bad temperaments, they are currently banned in Montreal. What does the

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A call to change Canada’s Service Dog Act

A local woman is working with the city to ensure no one has to face losing an emotional support animal due to housing restrictions like she did. Single mom and university student Monica Stetar lost her emotional support animal Kiera a Siberian husky, after her landlord said she violated the leases no pet clause. Now

Local resident Tyreen Martin said additional pet fees are making it impossible to find affordable rentals in the city. In Alberta, the Residential Tenancies Act states landlords can accept or refuse pets and charge additional deposits and monthly pet rent. However, its these fees that many say are just too high.

Pet owners struggle to find affordable rentals

Finding an ideal home to rent in Lethbridge can be challenging, but pet owners say high costs due to extra fees are making it impossible to find affordable rentals. The Residential Tenancies Act in Alberta says landlords can decide if animals are allowed in their properties or not. The act also allows landlords to charge

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