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Slowdown in adoptions for first time since beginning of pandemic

August 11, 2022

During the height of the COVID pandemic in 2020-21, BC SPCA locations across the province were flooded with adoption applications as people sought the companionship and comfort of a pet to help them cope with the social isolation. “When a puppy came into our care, we would have multiple applications – sometime up to 100 …

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Hazel finds forever home with 9-year-old who helped to save her!

March 4, 2022

When nine-year-old Sutter Rowse, who loves cats, saw a story about Hazel and the need for care for her injuries, he knew he had to do something. He and his mom, Leslie, came up with a “sweet” way to help her…selling homemade cinnamon buns by donation. Sutter’s mom posted about the fundraiser on a community …

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Captain & Maria are living their best lives with their new family

December 22, 2021

A year ago, Captain and Maria, Akbash dogs, arrived at the BC SPCA in Shuswap, skinny, starving, nervous and as their names suggest, inseparable. “It was clear their life so far had not been easy and that these dogs hadn’t seen the best of humanity,” says Victoria Olynik, manager of the Shuswap SPCA. Captain and …

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Sweet terrier mix seized in hoarding case spends holidays with new family

December 20, 2021

When animals are rescued from large-scale hoarding situations, their limited exposure to everyday sights and sounds can make new experiences terrifying. Jeffery, a sweet terrier mix who was seized along with 118 other dogs in a hoarding case in Fort Nelson earlier this year, has been overcoming his fears with the support of his new …

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Dog abandoned in daycare celebrates the holidays with new family

November 29, 2021

In July of this year, Gator was rushed to an emergency clinic in Vancouver after BC SPCA animal protection officers found him at an abandoned doggy daycare in a kennel filled with urine and feces. The six-year-old Briard had been left there with another dog, who tragically did not survive the ordeal and was found …

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