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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.


Alberni SPCA staff hope public can help kitten who must lose a leg

October 12, 2016

A tiny black-and-white kitten on Vancouver Island is being brave as she prepares to lose one of her legs.


People’s Choice winners announced for BC SPCA’s Wildlife-In-Focus contest

October 11, 2016

Two photographers have claimed the new BC SPCA Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest People’s Choice Award with photos that celebrate the beauty in B.C.’s wild and urban environments.


Cage-free may not mean what you think: BC SPCA cautions consumers about food labels

October 6, 2016

Tianna Gauvreau, BC SPCA humane products marketing specialist, was disappointed when her butcher attempted to sell her “free run” chicken at a higher price than conventional chicken.


Parksville SPCA staff hope public can help Skeeter get a leg up in life

October 5, 2016

Poor Skeeter, a three-and-a-half-year-old dog at the Parksville-Qualicum Beach and District BC SPCA Branch, can't run and play like she loves to until she receives surgery on her left hind leg.


Five ways you can end farm animals' suffering in transportation

October 1, 2016

Do you think there should be more rules about the temperature on a farm animal transport truck? How about how many animals are in that small space?


The power of animals: Seniors light up when the BC SPCA visits

October 1, 2016

Seniors who live in care homes that don't allow pets visibly light up when they meet animals brought to them by Cranbrook BC SPCA staff.


New TV campaign celebrates how animals enrich our lives

October 1, 2016

The BC SPCA is hoping a new television campaign entitled “Animals make us human” will remind people of the many ways animals enrich our lives and how important it is to cherish and protect them.


Find out what it means to me: Respect is key when interacting with small animals

October 1, 2016

Guardians of small animals may interact and handle their pets frequently, but it’s important to do it in a way that doesn’t frighten or force the animal.


BC SPCA school programs build kinder, safer classrooms

September 30, 2016

Bullying in school victimizes more than just the child being bullied. See how animal-focused BC SPCA school programs are fostering empathy and compassion in the classroom.


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