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BC SPCA investigation leads to seizure of 29 animals and charges against four-time offender

February 2, 2016

A Slocan Valley man has been charged with animal cruelty for the fourth time, following a BC SPCA seizure of 29 animals from a property near Winlaw, B.C. on Jan. 28.


Matted, wounded cat in Quesnel a reminder about proper pet care

February 2, 2016

A stray cat who recently came into the care of the Quesnel SPCA with several wounds is a good reminder about proper pet grooming.


Together, we can end overpopulation: Think spay/neuter this February

February 1, 2016

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and the BC SPCA is calling on all British Columbians to take action to help end pet overpopulation throughout the province.


What does 'certified organic' mean for animal welfare?

February 1, 2016

Do you know what 'certified organic' actually means? A recently revised Canadian Organic Standard means animal welfare improvements for farm animals across the country.


Smelly dog, smelly dog: What to do if your dog gets sprayed by a skunk

February 1, 2016

What do you do if your four-legged family member gets a face full of skunk spray?


Owner of emaciated, abandoned husky charged with animal cruelty

February 1, 2016

Yu Lin, the owner of an emaciated young husky dog who was found abandoned in Maple Ridge last January, has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation.


This February, let’s show our animals some love!

February 1, 2016

With a new federal government in place, it’s time for Canadians to check in with our parliamentarians and ask our MPs to show Canadian animals some love!


Midnight finally ready for a new home after a year in BC SPCA care

January 28, 2016

It’s been a year, but staff at the Campbell River SPCA are elated that Midnight is finally up for adoption.


New BC SPCA data collection will save more animal lives in B.C.

January 26, 2016

The BC SPCA is taking an important next step in how incoming shelter animals are documented, with the goal of saving more animal lives.


Vancouver Island man charged with animal cruelty

January 26, 2016

Vancouver Island resident Daniel Elliott has been charged with animal cruelty after his dog was taken into BC SPCA care with a choke chain deeply embedded in his neck.


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