Upcoming events

02 Jul 2015 3:00 PM (PDT) • 2305 West 7th Ave. - Kits House
08 Jul 2015 6:30 PM • 1055 West Broadway, 2nd Floor Boardroom
14 Jul 2015 5:30 PM • 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6K 1Y4
18 Jul 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 Jul 2015 6:00 PM (PDT) • Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6K 1Y4
01 Aug 2015 9:00 AM (PDT) • Community Garden - Guelph and 7th, Vancouver, BC

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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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