Animal Shelters

Thanks to the community, Henry will have “everything he needs for his long journey ahead,” said LAPS director Jenn Schroeder. (LAPS/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Help pours in for Henry

Further update coming Friday morning from Langley Animal Protection Society

 

A baby snowshoe hare is one of the current inhabitants at Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre in Abbotsford. The centre is facing financial constraints due to the pandemic and the required demolition of their clinic and nursery. (Submitted photo)

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center in Abbotsford faces financial crush

Site has to cancel fundraising open house for second year in a row

 

Henry requires extensive medical treatment including an ultrasound, biopsy and an ACL repair surgery through Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Henry needs help paying for $5,000 surgery

Langley Animal Protection Society took in an injured dog requiring extensive ACL repair work

 

Some of the cats up for adoption at the first joint Langley adoptathon run by the Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) based in Milner and the Embrace a Discarded Animal Society at the Langley Petsmart over three days ending Sunday, Aug. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: First of it’s kind cat adoption in Langley draws big response

Joint event staged by two animal rescue agencies

Some of the cats up for adoption at the first joint Langley adoptathon run by the Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) based in Milner and the Embrace a Discarded Animal Society at the Langley Petsmart over three days ending Sunday, Aug. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Saphira raised $150 through keychain sales, which she donated to Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

Nine-year-old raises $150 for Aldergrove animals through keychain sales

Saphira crafted items and sold them herself to friends and family members for 50 cents each

Saphira raised $150 through keychain sales, which she donated to Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
Two officers with a dog who was found after the Lytton fire. (Contributed/BC SPCA)

Help pets evacuated from B.C. wildfires by adopting animals from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is looking to make room in its shelters to accommodate evacuated pets

Two officers with a dog who was found after the Lytton fire. (Contributed/BC SPCA)
Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Winner chosen for record-breaking LAPS Dream Vacation Lottery

$30,645 was raised for Aldergrove shelter, while Fredrick William will enjoy a $5,000 prize

Einstein has been with LAPS for more than one year and is looking for his fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)

Last chance to purchase Dream Vacation lottery tickets through LAPS

Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual fundraiser will have a winner on Saturday, July 17

Einstein – one of Langley Animal Protection Society’s animals looking for their fur-ever home. (Special to The Star)
Baloo, an English Mastiff who won Aldergrove hearts last spring is doing well. (Special to The Star)

Dream Vacation Lottery winner can choose between cash or travel voucher

Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual fundraiser is on now until July 17

Baloo, an English Mastiff who won Aldergrove hearts last spring is doing well. (Special to The Star)
Black bear. (Critter Care Wildlife Society Facebook)

VIDEO: Langley’s Critter Care releases 5 black bears

Langley-based rehabilitation facility shares behind-the-scenes action

Black bear. (Critter Care Wildlife Society Facebook)
Black bear. (Critter Care Wildlife Society Facebook)

VIDEO: Critter Care releases 5 black bears

Langley-based rehabilitation facility shares behind-the-scenes action

Black bear. (Critter Care Wildlife Society Facebook)
The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove shelter says pets stands for ‘please ensure their safety’

B.C. heat wave prompts warning from LAPS to take extra care of furry friends amid hot weather

The BC SPCA is warning pet owners not to leave pets in parked vehicles. (BC SPCA/Special to The Star)
SFU study finds that bee populations may not be shrinking as much as many think. (Aldergrove Star files)

Bee population estimates bumbled, SFU researchers find

New study is adding to a growing body of work that suggests not all bee populations are in decline

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SFU study finds that bee populations may not be shrinking as much as many think. (Aldergrove Star files)
Wild rabbits are all over Chilliwack, but people often think they’re someone’s lost pet and try to ‘save’ them. But the owner of Chilliwack’s Reptile Room says good intentions can have bad consequences for wild animals. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Owner of Chilliwack’s Reptile Room asks people to leave wild animals in the wild

Amber Quiring says people who think they’re helping are actually doing more harm than good

Wild rabbits are all over Chilliwack, but people often think they’re someone’s lost pet and try to ‘save’ them. But the owner of Chilliwack’s Reptile Room says good intentions can have bad consequences for wild animals. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)

Kittens Sneaky and Hidey slip through Aldergrove border crossing

Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of funds to care for rescue animals like these kittens

Hidey and Sneaky are two stowaways from the U.S. that ended up at Langley Animal Protection Society. (Special to The Star)
Langley Animal Protection Society will hold their annual gala Oct. 23, 2021. (Special to The Star)

Langley Animal Protection Society sets date for annual gala to help Aldergrove critters

Dreams Do Come True gala is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 23 with COVID-19 restrictions in place

Langley Animal Protection Society will hold their annual gala Oct. 23, 2021. (Special to The Star)
Critter Care’s first ever 50/50 winner is Kim Madill, who took home $28,852.50. (Critter Care/Special to The Star)

Winner takes home $28,852.50 through Critter Care’s first virtual 50/50

Kim Madill instantly donated part of the funds to the Langley-based wildlife society

Critter Care’s first ever 50/50 winner is Kim Madill, who took home $28,852.50. (Critter Care/Special to The Star)
Langley Animal Protection Society’s Furry Tail Foot Race is normally in person at Derby Reach, but COVID-19 has changed the way it will occur this year. (Aldergrove Star files)

Going at your own pace for the Furry Tail Virtual Race

Langley Animal Protection Society encourages individual participation for annual fundraiser

Langley Animal Protection Society’s Furry Tail Foot Race is normally in person at Derby Reach, but COVID-19 has changed the way it will occur this year. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of volunteers. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove animal shelter in need of walkers, feeders, and general caretakers

Langley Animals Protection Society is looking to fill in shifts for a number of volunteer positions

Langley Animal Protection Society is in need of volunteers. (Special to The Star)
Donna Linke and Pauline Markle have been dedicated dog-walking volunteers for more than 15 years. (Special to The Star)

Langley Animal Protection Society says goodbye to longtime volunteers

Dog walkers Donna Linke and Pauline Markle have retired after more than 15 years of service

Donna Linke and Pauline Markle have been dedicated dog-walking volunteers for more than 15 years. (Special to The Star)