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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.

Victoria SPCA staff hope public can help cat who was hit by a car

November 3, 2016

After being hit by a car, a friendly feline at the Victoria SPCA needs help to get moving again.

Did you know B.C.'s wildlife is at risk? Share your ideas for helping at-risk species

November 1, 2016

Did you know that B.C. has hundreds of endangered species and no stand-alone law to protect them? Until Nov. 30, you have a unique chance to share your ideas for helping at-risk species.

BC SPCA urges drivers to use extra caution as days grow shorter

November 1, 2016

A recent patient at the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC) on Vancouver Island showcases how dangerous this time of year can be for nocturnal wildlife.

A guide to helping outdoor animals

November 1, 2016

Concerned about a neighbour’s dog or cat that you see outside? Maybe the animal is tied up, or doesn’t have a place to hide from the rain? You’re not alone.

Think and thump before driving this winter to help prevent tragedy

November 1, 2016

As the weather gets colder, cats and wildlife will often gravitate to warm vehicle engines, and by banging the hood to alert them, B.C. drivers can help avoid tragic accidents.

Helping homeless animals: Applications now being accepted for BC SPCA grant

November 1, 2016

The BC SPCA is now accepting applications for the 2017 BC SPCA Community Animal Spay/Neuter Grant Program. Find out how it helps community cats like Pirate, a kitten born with just one eye.

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