THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
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Farm animals count: New census data shows rise in poultry, cattle numbers

May 10, 2017

There are nearly two million more hens and chickens in British Columbia than there was in 2011, according to Statistics Canada’s release of the 2016 Census of Agriculture data today.


Pomeranian pup needs public’s help to get back on his feet

May 9, 2017

BC SPCA staff are hoping the public can help a brave seven-month-old Pomeranian named Stuffy. The subject of a BC SPCA cruelty investigation, Stuffy was seized by constables with two broken legs.


Two- and four-legged heroes honoured at BC SPCA Awards

May 8, 2017

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, with fur and without, with two legs and with four. The BC SPCA honoured a wide range of diverse heroes at the society’s annual awards ceremony May 5.


‘Stand like a tree’ is key if you encounter an off-leash dog

May 1, 2017

If you or your children ever encounter an off-leash dog – even if it’s one you know from around your neighbourhood, it’s still important to be careful, especially if the dog’s guardians aren’t nearby.


Speak up for animal protection updates to the Criminal Code

May 1, 2017

A recent petition urges the Government of Canada to make long overdue changes in protecting animals – and by signing, you can become another voice for vulnerable animals all across Canada.


Baby birds: To help or not to help?

May 1, 2017

From March through July, our feathered friends are busy caring for their young and it’s important for us to help keep them safe. While you may want to help, it might be best not to intervene.


Egg-cellent news for Canada's hens

April 25, 2017

The cramped wire battery cages that prevent egg laying hens from spreading their wings their entire lives are now being phased out. Learn about what the new code of practice means for Canada's hens.


BC SPCA removes 30 animals from puppy breeder

April 24, 2017

BC SPCA removes 30 animals from puppy breeder on April 24, 2017


BC SPCA constables seize 25 animals from Mission property

April 21, 2017

BC SPCA constables seized 25 sick and neglected animals from a Mission property on April 20, 2017.


Still time to be an early bird in BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need

April 20, 2017

The early bird gets the worm… and the cash! There’s still a chance to help B.C.’s most vulnerable animals and buy your early bird ticket for the BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need.


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