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Animal abandonment on the rise in B.C.’s North Peace region

May 25, 2016

They were left to fend for themselves, next to an open carrier and a dish of water, near a local dog park just before the Victoria Day long weekend. Luckily, a Good Samaritan out for a stroll noticed the abandoned cat with eight tiny, four-week-old kittens, due to the attention they were getting from several …

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Sunshine Coast SPCA hosts info sessions for adopters interested in toy Yorkies

May 4, 2016

Several toy Yorkshire terriers will be available for adoption at the Sunshine Coast SPCA, following a cruelty investigation and seizure in early April. Kept in small crates and cages, the 11 tiny dogs will need loving homes and a lot of love and patience, says BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch manager Cindy Krapiec. “When they …

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Applications now being accepted for Langley puppy mill dogs

March 14, 2016

MARCH 14 UPDATE: Watch as Twister, one of the 66 seized dogs from a pupy mill in Langley, goes to her forever home. MARCH 10 UPDATE: The Vancouver BC SPCA Branch is now accepting new applications for the remaining adult dogs recently seized from the Langley puppy mill and will be reviewing accordingly. Breeds include …

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Namaste: Yoga kitty encourages animal lovers to find their ‘purr-fect’ match

January 18, 2016

There always seems to be a hot new yoga trend, whether it’s hot or cold, like ‘snoga’ – doing yoga in the snow – or attending yoga classes with live kitties sharing the mats. Inspired by felines’ natural stretching abilities, Vancouver-based visual effects company Image Engine, known for their Academy Award-nominated visual effects work, has …

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Cowichan canine ‘miracle’ survives starvation, well on road to recovery

January 5, 2016

He was so weak when he came into BC SPCA care, staff didn’t know if he would make it. Aslan, a one-year-old German shepherd, was found by a Good Samaritan on Vancouver Island, weak, extremely emaciated and near death. “He was 50 pounds underweight – starving – as well as incredibly weak, anemic, unable to …

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Horses, goat and chickens find new homes at Surrey adoptathon

October 1, 2015

A recent adoptathon held in Surrey by the BC SPCA was a success, with plenty of animal-loving British Columbians coming out for the event. Many of the animals, including 16 horses, came from one Surrey property in August, where 57 animals were seized as the result of a cruelty investigation. At the adoptathon event, many …

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Surrey success: Horse heads to a forever home after recovering from cruelty

May 1, 2015

She was a pregnant, extremely emaciated mare when she came into BC SPCA care in March of 2014, but now, nine-year-old Savannah has been adopted into a loving forever home in Kamloops. With a body condition of one out of a possible nine, Savannah was seized by BC SPCA cruelty investigators with four other horses …

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Willow on her way to a new, happy ‘fur’ever home today

March 16, 2015

After a not-so-happy start to life, Willow is getting a second chance for her happily ever after with a new adoptive family today. The Siberian husky mix, found severely emaciated earlier this year wandering in Maple Ridge, with nothing but gravel in her stomach, has come a long way since she first came into BC …

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Island SPCA staff hope public can help care for influx of bulldogs

July 31, 2014

There are more than the usual number of dogs at several BC SPCA shelters on Vancouver Island this week. Twenty-six English and French bulldogs, pugs and other breeds came into the BC SPCA’s care recently, when a local breeder became overwhelmed with caring for these friendly, furry charmers. In Nanaimo, where six of the French …

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