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Spay and Neuter Your Pets

Considering getting your dog or cat fixed? Want to learn more about the process? Wondering what you can do to help with our goal of every companion animal in B.C. having a home? Click the links below to learn more.

A problem you can fix: Information on spaying and neutering your pet

Pet Guardians and caretakers in need: B.C. spay/neuter programs

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Port Alberni spays and neuters 800 cats under PetSmart grant

July 27, 2015

The BC SPCA Port Alberni Branch recently met their grant project goal to spay and neuter 800 cats and is already seeing a significant decline in the number of kittens entering their shelter.


New grant helps BC SPCA tackle outdoor cat overpopulation in Cranbrook

June 24, 2015

A recent grant from PetSmart Charities™ of Canada will go a long way in addressing the province’s cat overpopulation crisis in Cranbrook.


Legacy funds help BC SPCA address outdoor cat overpopulation problem

May 11, 2015

Addressing the suffering of tens of thousands of outdoor-living cats in B.C. is a major focus for the BC SPCA, and thanks to the generosity of animal lovers, several communities will now benefit.


Feeling feline: Survey shows that people value community cats

March 25, 2015

The results of a recent U.S. survey suggests B.C. may well be on the right track when it comes to dealing with outdoor-living cats.


February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month: Help your pet lead a healthier life

February 2, 2015

Have you sterilized your pets? February is Spay/Neuter Awareness month and the BC SPCA is encouraging all British Columbians to take action.


BC SPCA celebrates the New Year with fantastic feline news

January 9, 2015

As British Columbians bring in 2015, the BC SPCA is celebrating a successful year of spaying and neutering outdoor cats throughout British Columbia.


Community of Creston takes on B.C. cat crisis with spay/neuter blitzes

December 10, 2014

One veterinary hospital in the B.C. community of Creston is leading by example in tackling the province’s massive cat overpopulation problem, with the Creston Pet Adoption and Welfare Society (PAWS).


Help end B.C.’s cat crisis: BC SPCA spay/neuter grants available now

November 13, 2014

Want to make your community more humane? The BC SPCA is offering spay/neuter grants to help B.C. communities address the overwhelming issue of pet overpopulation.


Grant goes a long way in helping outdoor cats in Port Hardy

September 30, 2014

New funding from a PetSmart Charities® of Canada grant will help sterilize hundreds of cats in Port Hardy and other remote communities in the region.


Time for the vet: Happy cats are healthy cats

June 2, 2014

June is a great month to take a cat to the vet! If you take care of a cat that spends any time outdoors, the most humane thing you can do is provide him or her with veterinary care.


Adopt a feline friend this kitten season

June 1, 2014

Longer days. Backyard barbeques. Bumble bees buzzing. These are just a few of the things that remind us summer is coming. But for the BC SPCA, there’s another indicator. Kittens. Thousands of them.


Funds left through legacies help B.C.’s pet overpopulation problem

April 3, 2014

Thanks to the generosity of BC SPCA animal lovers, more animals will be spayed and neutered in order to help bring the animal overpopulation crisis in the province under control.


BC SPCA’s new five-year plan highlights plight of B.C.’s homeless cats

February 28, 2014

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has set out a new five-year plan to combat animal cruelty and suffering in B.C.


BC SPCA offers free feral cat clinics

February 13, 2014

The BC SPCA will be offering free spay/neuter clinics for feral cats in Vancouver, Prince George and Kamloops, beginning Feb. 23.


Ready, set, help your pet: February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

February 3, 2014

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


BC SPCA to provide spay/neuter grants to B.C. communities in 2014

November 6, 2013

The BC SPCA is offering spay/neuter grants in 2014 to help communities across British Columbia address the tragedy of pet overpopulation.


Grant to reduce homeless cat population in Campbell River announced

October 22, 2013

The BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced today that it has received a $157,920 grant from PetSmart Charities® of Canada for the spaying and neutering of cats in Campbell River.


Salt Spring SPCA hopes $50,000 matching gift campaign will solve Island’s cat crisis

October 3, 2013

The Salt Spring Island SPCA Branch is hoping a new matching gift campaign will solve the island's cat crisis.


High numbers of kittens, cats inundating BC SPCA

September 5, 2013

An overwhelming number of cats and kittens are being surrendered to the BC SPCA, with numbers soaring higher each week.


BC SPCA announces $86,000 grant to reduce homeless cat population in Prince George

August 22, 2013

The BC SPCA has received a grant from PetSmart Charities® of Canada for the spaying and neutering of cats in Prince George, with the goal of sterilizing at least 800 cats over the next year.


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