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Fix your cat for free in Cranbrook: Last chance to take advantage of grant

October 26, 2016

It was a rainy October morning when a tiny, four-week-old kitten was spotted, wet, muddy, and huddling against a building for warmth.

Travel giant TripAdvisor bans ticket sales to certain animal attractions

October 24, 2016

Recent news that the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor, will no longer sell tickets to animal attractions is welcomed by the BC SPCA.

Fright night: Keep pets’ safety in mind this Halloween

October 24, 2016

With Halloween around the corner, it’s a good time to think about the animals in your care and their safety at night.

Offleashed gala guests raise $360K for animals

October 24, 2016

Generous animal lovers raised a whopping $360,000 to help animals at the BC SPCA’s Offleashed Gala, presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, Saturday night in Vancouver.

Williams Lake SPCA hoping public can help dog whose leg was shot off

October 20, 2016

After having his leg shot off at the elbow, a dog at the Williams Lake SPCA must have the entire leg amputated.

Rare bird lands at BC SPCA’s Wild ARC with broken wing

October 19, 2016

Staff at the BC SPCA’s Wild ARC on Vancouver Island are hoping the public can help a short-eared owl fly again, after she was found by the side of the road with a broken wing.

Mission woman banned from keeping animals

October 19, 2016

A Mission woman has been sentenced to three years’ probation and a 15-year ban on keeping animals, following a BC SPCA investigation.

Community cats find hope through BC SPCA Kamloops TNR Program

October 16, 2016

In honour of National Feral Cat Day on Oct. 16, the BC SPCA is recognizing the many volunteers and staff dedicated to reducing overpopulation across B.C.

Vancouver Island woman charged in dog beating

October 13, 2016

Charges of animal cruelty have been laid against a Vancouver Island woman accused of beating a seven-year-old teacup Chihuahua so severely that the dog had to be euthanized due to critical distress.

Local veterinarian donates hospital to BC SPCA

October 12, 2016

Dr. Claudia Richter of Burnaby Veterinary Hospital (BVH) has donated her business to the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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