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Courtenay man banned from owning animals after SPCA investigation

March 10, 2017

A Courtenay resident has been banned from owning animals for 10 years after failing to provide necessary veterinary care for his 10-year-old English bulldog.

BC SPCA supports Park Board decision to prohibit ‘importation and display’ of live cetaceans

March 10, 2017

The Vancouver Park Board Commission voted unanimously in favour of a motion to amend bylaws to prohibit the importation and display of live cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium.

BC SPCA unveils plans for new South Peace Community Animal Centre

March 3, 2017

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) unveiled plans for its new South Peace Community Animal Centre at a special event on March 3 in Dawson Creek.

Take action against barren cages for rabbits

March 1, 2017

Imagine a life where you can’t stretch out or hide from bullies. Imagine your feet never experience any relief from a wire floor. Rabbits raised for meat face these barren, overcrowded conditions.

Toxic for cats: What to avoid feeding your feline

March 1, 2017

Our feline family members can be finicky about what they eat – but if they want human food, it might not be the best idea.

Win big and help animals too: BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need is back

March 1, 2017

It pays to play in the BC SPCA’s Lottery for animals in need. Just ask Jean and David Ledgerwood, who won last year’s early bird prize of $8,000.

Government funding a huge boost to BC SPCA capital plan

March 1, 2017

The BC SPCA was extremely pleased when the B.C. Government announced an additional $5 million to support the society’s Facilities Development and Services Plan to replace or renovate aging shelters.

Sad 'tail' for Cranbrook kitty: Left in the cold, Bronson must lose tail, parts of ears

March 1, 2017

Winter hasn’t been kind to a Cranbrook kitty who must now lose his tail and parts of his ears.

Love comes in all sizes

March 1, 2017

The BC SPCA has designated March as Small Animal Month to bring attention to the many rabbits, guinea pigs and other small pets in our care waiting for their forever homes.

How to trim your cat’s nails: Make it a ‘paws’itive experience

March 1, 2017

Sometimes, those claws get sharp! Your cat’s nails will occasionally need trimming, but it’s important to make sure the trimming experience is a good one.

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