“Everyday Hero” Award: Abby

ll pet owners can attest to the special role animals play in our everyday lives. For each of us, our pets are our heroes, and this year, Purina recognized one of these everyday heroes, as a reminder of the special relationship we have with our pets. Read More


RCMP Corporal Rick Bushey and Police Service Dog Tim, a six-year-old German Shepherd, have been partners for more than five years. They have answered gun calls, searched for explosives, and investigated crimes in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Read More

Jellie Jill

When Caroline McColl adopted a Cairn Terrier, which she named Jellie Jill, she had no idea what an important role the little dog would play in her life. Read More


Ty, named after boxer Mike Tyson, is an eight-year-old Siamese cat who earned his tough-guy reputation last July when his owner, Myrna Birch, collapsed with heart failure at her home in Trail, B.C.  Read More