Upcoming events

26 May 2015 6:00 PM (PDT) • Trout Lake Beach within the John Hendry Park: The park entry is at Lakewood and East 13th Avenue (Broadway Skytrain Station). Meeting place is at the beach located at the South end of the lake near the bathrooms and Gazebo. We will start at 6pm sharp!
28 May 2015 6:30 PM • 130 West Broadway, Vancouver (at MEC's store)
04 Jun 2015 6:00 PM (PDT) • Kitsilano Neighbourhood House - 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 1Y4
08 Jun 2015 5:00 PM • Jericho East Beach
16 Jun 2015 7:00 PM • 130 West Broadway, Vancouver (at MEC's store)
18 Jun 2015 6:00 PM (PDT) • Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6K 1Y4

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Keeping Your Pets Safe

Pets, are particularly vulnerable to pesticide exposure because, like children, they are likely to ingest more contaminants (e.g. a dog grabbing a ball that has rolled across a recently sprayed lawn), they are nearer to the ground, and they cannot read signs and warnings. Pets are especially susceptible to pesticides in pellet form because they look like food.

Over the years, studies have also suggested that pesticides specifically designed for pets, like flea collars and shampoos, may be harmful, not only to pets, but also to their human companions.

The links below give more detail on the potential threats to pets and how to avoid them.

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