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Considering giving a pet as a gift? Make sure they want the animal you give

December 1, 2016

Giving a pet as a present may seem like a great idea this holiday season, but it’s important to make sure the person receiving the gift is ready for, and wants, the pet you plan to give.


Have a safe, healthy holiday season with your furry family members

December 1, 2016

At this time of year, there are plenty of festive decorations and seasonal treats in thousands of B.C. homes, visiting friends and family, and often, loud noises of celebration, including fireworks.


BC SPCA seizes 29 dogs and puppies from Squamish breeder

December 1, 2016

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) seized 29 dogs and puppies from a Squamish breeder during a warrant executed on Nov. 30.


Have you thanked your vet yet?

December 1, 2016

With the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia’s recent vote to ban cosmetic tail docking comes a unique opportunity for British Columbians: let your vet know how much you support the move.


Responsible Holiday Shopping - Our Top 10 picks!

December 1, 2016

The Holiday Season is here. Check out our top 10 picks for responsible giving this year.


BC SPCA unveils plans for new Kamloops Community Animal Centre

November 26, 2016

The BC SPCA unveiled plans for its new Community Animals Centre in Kamloops at a special event on Nov. 25 at the Kamloops Art Gallery.


Surrey breeder Xin (Ivy) Zhou charged with animal cruelty

November 24, 2016

Crown counsel has charged Xin (Ivy) Zhou, the operator of a Surrey breeding and boarding facility, with animal cruelty under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act following a BC SPCA investigation.


Do fish have feelings?

November 21, 2016

Recent publicity surrounding the death of a sturgeon on display in a Tsawwassen shopping mall draws attention to the decades-old debate over whether fish can think and feel.


Turn brrrs into purrs: Find an adult feline friend during cat adoption event

November 21, 2016

Turn brrrs into purrs during the BC SPCA's adoption event that starts this Thursday, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet® - all adult cat adoption fees are 50 per cent off.


We remember: Honouring the animals of war

November 11, 2016

The BC SPCA joins Canadians in remembering the men and women who have risked or lost their lives in times of war this November, and also recognizes the contributions of the millions of war animals.


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