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Recent Animal Care articles

Jeanne Shaw with her three border collies.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Kaslo, Nelson, Slocan, Trail, Animal Care, Small Business

Making a connection with man’s best friend

Jeanne Shaw uses her experience as a teacher and her passion for pets to help people understand what their dogs are trying to tell them.

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A border collie performing agility.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Slocan, Animal Care

Fun things to do with your dog that you’ve probably never heard of

Here are some ways you can have fun with your dog that will be of benefit to both you and your canine friend.

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Ashley Pederson is a farrier with clients throughout the East Kootenay region.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Animal Care, Small Business

Ashley Pederson, farrier

Ashley Pederson is a horse/donkey/mule-loving farrier who works with equines throughout the East Kootenay.

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Kris Koop of Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm supports the health and welfare of animals.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Animal Care, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Kris Koop, Castlegar’s critter champion

Lifelong animal lover Kris Koop, owner of Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm, provides care for pets through his products and services.

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Kris Koop owns and operates the Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm shop in Castlegar, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Animal Care, Retail, Small Business

Blue Barn business

The owner of the Blue Barn Pet & Hobby Farm in Castlegar loves critters and their people.

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Picture of guest ranch.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Animal Care, Cuisine, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business

Top 10 most unique businesses for sale in the Kootenays — Fall 2016 edition

From pub and restaurants to guest ranches and pet stores the Kootenays definitely has a unique line up of business ventures for sale.

Marriane Millar with a dog
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Animal Care, Small Business

Animal Instinctz Grooming

Animal Instinctz Grooming can make your pet look like a dinosaur.

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Kootenay Careers, Animal Care, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - July 29 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a weekly snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

A line up of the friendly staff at Tanglefoot Vet Clinic.
Kootenay BizBlog, Fernie, Animal Care, Small Business

Tanglefoot Veterinary Services to expand to Fernie

"We already work with a lot of people from Fernie, but they can't always make it to Cranbrook during regular business hours," said Uli Helvoigt, owner.

Promoted Animal Care businesses

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