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Happy trails: a friendship born from tragedy

jolene hermione
February 6, 2021

Jolene and Hermione are proof that some of the best friendships are born from tragedy. The two mares were rescued as a part of cruelty investigation near Princeton at the end of September 2020 in which 97 animals were taken in by the BC SPCA. At the time, the emaciated horses had to go into strict quarantine immediately. Tragically, …

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Happy ending for puppies and mom who was force fed drugs

February 3, 2021

Last October Aura and her 10 puppies were seized by the BC SPCA after a concerned citizen called in to report seeing the four-year-old German short-haired pointer being abused and forced fed drugs and alcohol by her owner, in addition to witnessing one of her puppies also being physically abused. Mama and pups were taken to the BC SPCA …

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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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