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BC SPCA reminds public to spay or neuter pets after large rabbit intake

January 11, 2021

The BC SPCA is reminding the public of the importance of spaying or neutering their pets after 23 rabbits were recently surrendered to SPCA facilities in the Kootenays. The bunnies, who are between eight and 20 weeks old (with the exception of one adult), were brought into the East and West Kootenay shelters last month …

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How Remley the dog gives back to his community

remley the dog
January 1, 2021

You might call Remley, a dog-about-town. The border collie, who was adopted by Brian Borsoff and his wife, Shannon, in 2011 from the Burnaby SPCA, is a popular canine in his community. He quickly became the “face” of Borsoff’s autobody business shortly after his arrival. “Most people don’t come to see me. They always ask …

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Holiday update on surrendered 17 husky puppies

Husky puppy
November 30, 2020

Last December RCMP and animal control officers responded to a complaint and found 17 husky puppies living outside in the cold and snow on a property located in the Interior. The owner surrendered the animals to animal control who held them overnight before transferring the dogs to the local BC SPCA branch on Christmas Eve. …

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Toby the beagle: from BC SPCA to local Instagram celeb

toby the dog
November 25, 2020

It was love at first sight for Meghan O’Connor when she spotted Toby. The Olympic Village-based artist first saw the nine-year-old beagle’s picture on his previous doggy daycare’s Instagram account. He was a senior and he was chubby, but, according to O’Connor, “He was just the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen in my life. …

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Jojo the cat offers companionship to guardian during COVID-19 pandemic

jojo the cat
November 10, 2020

After her beloved cat Louie died in September 2019 at the age of eighteen, Deborah Kon was missing the companionship and love that only a pet can offer. “It was just too quiet and too lonely at home,” she says. “I was all alone. My family lived in another province at that time, so it …

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Snoop the senior dog is keeping his pet guardians young at heart

Snoop the dog
November 1, 2020

This past summer seniors Betsy Bruyere and her husband, Larry Webster, visited the West Vancouver SPCA location looking to fill the gap their dog, Max, had left when he died of cancer last year.   They immediately hit it off with Snoop, an eight-year-old Chihuahua mix, who was surrendered to the branch when his guardian was unable to take on his needs following a breakup. After …

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A new Vancouver resident finds companionship with Olive, a black kitten, amidst the pandemic

Olive the kitten
October 29, 2020

Like most people, Brianne Hogan didn’t know what to expect from the COVID-19 pandemic. When news of the coronavirus first swept the country in early March, Hogan, a freelance writer, had just accepted a job offer in Vancouver and was prepared to make the cross-country move from her home in Prince Edward Island. “No one …

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