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Stray cat with severely fractured front leg recovering from amputation surgery

December 7, 2023

A good Samaritan found Peggy, a stray one-year-old grey tabby, limping horribly in Barriere and brought her to a local cat rescue. Peggy’s injury was so severe, the cat rescue surrendered her to the BC SPCA’s Kamloops animal centre for treatment. “When Peggy came into the centre, we could tell her front left leg was …

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Important update: BC SPCA calls for ban on dog debarking

December 7, 2023

In April 2022, with the help of thousands of our supporters, the BC SPCA called on the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC) to enact a bylaw ban on canine devocalization. On November 13, 2023, veterinarians across the province voted overwhelmingly in favour of a debarking ban. This means that effective immediately, dogs in …

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