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BC SPCA caring for mom and kittens abandoned in cardboard box at dump

new mom with kittens
May 22, 2020

The BC SPCA in East Kootenay is caring for a brave mom named Sarah and her five little kittens who were abandoned and left to starve in a closed cardboard box at a dump near Cranbrook. “Thankfully, a good Samaritan found them in time and rushed them to the BC SPCA to receive the urgent …

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Rescued mini-horse celebrates Mother’s Day with a new foal

mini horse stands next to her foal
May 10, 2020

Mother’s Day came early for Emma Jameson’s mini-horse, Hannah, who gave birth to foal Stormy on April 22nd. It’s a happy new beginning for Hannah. She was a part of a BC SPCA rescue that included 53 animals from an Interior property on March 3. Thirty-six of those animals seized were mini-horses with twenty of …

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COVID-19 Update

animal cruelty officer holding young cat
April 28, 2020

BC SPCA shelters restrict public access In order to protect our staff, volunteers and members of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become necessary for us to significantly restrict public access to our SPCA shelters, effective immediately. Except for appointments for adoptions and emergency surrenders, there will be no public access to SPCA …

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300 animals find homes during SPCA adoption promotion

March 30, 2020

The BC SPCA’s half-price adoption promotion last week resulted in new loving homes for 300 animals – ranging from cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, birds, small animals and farm animals. “We are so grateful to members of the public who came forward to adopt,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications for the BC SPCA. “Not …

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BC SPCA alumni becomes St. John Ambulance therapy dog

February 3, 2020

Audi is a big, friendly, four-and-a-half-year-old, 120lb therapy dog. He has always had a calm and gentle demeanour. “I always call him my gentle giant,” says his guardian, Selby Pellow. “Ever since he was a puppy, he’s always been sweet and kind.” Pellow thought he would make a perfect therapy dog and started the training …

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