Dogs in underpopulated areas will be transferred to areas where there are more people available to adopt. (FOTOLIA)

SPCA to transfer northern dogs

The B.C. SPCA says it will expand its transfer program that brings dogs in from more canine-crowded areas in the north to more populated areas.

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long. The lava is estimated to be six to eight metres thick and flowing at a rate of about 1,000 cubic metres per second. Iceland cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red on Sunday, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash. Iceland's largest volcanic system, which cuts a 190 km long and up to 25 km wide swathe across the North Atlantic island, has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the last two weeks and scientists have been on high alert. REUTERS/ArmannHoskuldsson

Lava bursts from Iceland volcano

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long.