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BC SPCA offers 50% off adoption fees to celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet-Day

April 25, 2024

April 30 is Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet-Day and to celebrate, the BC SPCA is offering 50 per cent off adoption fees from Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, May 5 at all its locations, proudly sponsored by our friends at Hill’s Pet Nutrition. BC SPCA animal centres will also be hosting open houses on Saturday, April 27. “The open …

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BC SPCA North Peace reopens at new location by appointment only

March 12, 2024

Two years after temporarily closing its permanent facility due to concerns about the structural integrity of the building, the BC SPCA North Peace Animal Centre has reopened a physical location in Fort St. John at 10503 89 Avenue. With a full staff led by centre manager Jeanine Devonshire, the BC SPCA team is excited to …

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Pigs as pets – what to know before adopting a mini pig

March 5, 2024

Mini pigs have grown in popularity and are often advertised as easy-to-care-for house pets. The reality is that caring for a pet pig comes with many challenges, and some so-called mini pigs may only stay mini for a short time! Consider these important points before adopting a mini pig. What is a mini pig? A …

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Longing for Love: Is one of these long-stay animals your perfect match?

December 19, 2023

As we transition into the New Year, the BC SPCA still has plenty of animals hoping to find their forever homes in 2024. These long-term residents have only one New Year’s resolution: To find their forever home. There is no time limit – they stay with us until they find their perfect match.  “We believe …

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From timid to trusting: Promise’s rehabilitation journey

December 13, 2023

For Monika, a dedicated BC SPCA foster guardian, the benefits of positive reinforcement training for horses are clear. She has volunteered her time to rehabilitate horses rescued through our Animal Protection Services so they can have successful adoptions. “Positive reinforcement training motivates the desired behaviour,” says Monika. “It involves adding something rewarding to the horse, …

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Considering giving a pet as a gift? Make sure they want the animal you give

November 29, 2023

Giving a pet as a present may seem like a great idea this holiday season, but it’s important to make sure the person receiving the gift is ready for, and wants, the pet you plan to give. “It’s really important to make sure the person has the time for them, and to make sure the …

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