As winter turns into spring, the area around the North Saskatchewan River is a great place to hike and explore with friends and family. This spring day, the weather was beginning to warm up; the air was fresh and the partially frozen river had an unpredictable beauty.
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
As an avid animal lover, Angie Prime cares for numerous pets and is used to living in close proximity to wildlife in rural Trail, BC. Little did she know that in August 2012, these two worlds would collide and one of her beloved dogs, twelve-year-old Border Collie/Lab cross, Vicious, would live up to her bold name and fearlessly come to Angie’s rescue.
eak, an eight-year-old German Shepherd Dog, is a beloved and decorated member of the Vancouver Police Department. During one particular incident, his courage and unyielding dedication to the job proved to be essential to the capture of a dangerous suspect, the protection of his partner Constable Derrick Gibson and the community.
Milton, Nova Scotia
Just over two years ago, Chris Larocque gave his wife a spunky, rambunctious Bernese Mountain Dog puppy to thank her for nursing him back to health following a serious automobile accident. At the time, Chris thought he was simply giving Andrea the puppy she’d always wanted. Little did he know that this warm-hearted gesture would ultimately save his life.
St. Catharines, ON
Monty is a lovable, ginger tabby cat that Patricia Peter felt an immediate connection with as soon as she brought him home to join her family. A cat-lover, Patricia had owned other cats before, but she felt a close bond with Monty that was beyond comparison. A bond so extraordinary it would soon prove to save Patricia’s life.
Titan is an intelligent and loyal German Shepherd, whose determination and perseverance know no boundaries. Already an accomplished Police Service Dog, Titan and his partner, Constable Tara McLorn, have captured numerous fleeing criminals and helped locate thousands of dollars’ worth of hidden drugs during their time together on the force. Titan is revered by his team as one of the best, as far as Police Service Dogs go, and on one stormy night in October 2011, he proved it by saving a woman’s life.