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Cuddles and charity rule the day as B.C. celebrities get Locked up for Love

June 21, 2018

Noteworthy names right across the province are looking to find a way out of their kennels once again at the BC SPCA’s annual Lock-In for Love event. The campaign, which a number of branches are participating in this month, involves a celebrity teaming up with an animal residing at one of our shelters to not …

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Drive safe tips for summer trips from ICBC and the BC SPCA

Dog With Sticking Out Tongue Sitting In A Car Seat
June 21, 2018

According to a recent survey of ICBC’s customers, 40 per cent of pet guardians plan to bring their pet on a road trip this summer. With only half of guardians saying they own a vehicle restraint or safety device for their pet, ICBC and the BC SPCA are urging drivers to drive smart and consider …

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Hot pets are not cool: BC SPCA reminds public not to leave animals in hot cars

June 18, 2018

With the recent warm weather and several calls already received by the BC SPCA about animals in hot cars, the animal welfare society is again, reminding people to leave their pets at home if they can’t keep them safe. Cars can become death traps in 10 minutes “People don’t realize just how quickly their cars …

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Sign up today for the BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®

June 11, 2018

Helping to fight animal cruelty is as easy as a walk in the park. Animal lovers are invited to register and fundraise for one of six B.C. locations hosting the annual BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®. This Sept. 9, the society’s Metro Vancouver walk for the Vancouver, Burnaby, …

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BC SPCA seeks information on individuals who dumped cat from car window

Aabandonded, black, injured, cat
June 4, 2018

Warning: the following story contains graphic images The BC SPCA is hoping the public can help identify two individuals who dumped an injured cat out of a car window in the 3000 block of Pickford Road in Langford on May 29 around 11:20 a.m. A woman walking along the road observed two Caucasian men in …

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Plan ahead for peace of mind: BC Pet Registry helps lost pets return home

June 1, 2018

A missing pet is a guardian’s worst nightmare, as your mind reels with all the dangers your furry friend faces away from your care. That’s how retired teacher Ray Furlotte felt when his orange tabby, Lily, managed to escape their home on a cold winter day. Furlotte worried that he might never see his beloved …

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