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BC SPCA seeks public’s help after three deceased dogs found in ditch

September 17, 2019

The BC SPCA is asking the public for any information about who may have shot and killed three small adult dogs and left their deceased bodies in a ditch. The animals were found on Sept. 16 near the intersection of Damms Road and Willow Cale Road in Prince George. BC SPCA officers recovered the bodies …

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Youngest of 42 horses seized from Interior property thriving in new home

September 12, 2019

Senkō was the youngest in a group of 42 neglected horses seized from an Interior property in March. When horse trainer and large animal technician at Mills Veterinary Service, Kristi Kalke, first met Senkō he was just six-months-old, very scared and appeared to be completely feral. Kalke was part of a team working with head …

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BC SPCA appeals for help as care costs mount for seized horses

July 25, 2019

The BC SPCA is reaching out to animal lovers across the province to help with care costs for 42 neglected horses who were seized from an Interior property in March. Veterinary, boarding and other costs for the horses have now exceeded $70,000. “The animals have been in a legal dispute up until this point, but …

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BC SPCA applauds passing of Bill C-84 by Senate of Canada

June 19, 2019

The BC SPCA applauds the passing of Bill C-84 by the Senate of Canada. The bill offers better protection for animals from acts of bestiality and from being used for animal fighting. Under the updated legislation anyone convicted of bestiality would be added to Canada’s National Sex Offenders Registry and can be banned from owning …

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SPCA searching for person who left mother dog and puppies at garbage dump

June 10, 2019

The BC SPCA is requesting the public’s help to find the owner of an abandoned mother dog and her puppies. A Good Samaritan found the mother dog, who SPCA staff named Casey, inside a sealed box with her nine puppies at the Puntzi Lake Landfill. “There is no excuse for simply walking away from a …

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BC SPCA seizes 15 badly neglected dogs from Fraser Valley breeder

Fraser Valley neglected dogs
May 30, 2019

The BC SPCA executed a warrant on May 29 to seize 15 badly neglected Bichon Frise dogs from a Fraser Valley breeder. The dogs, who range in age from under one year to 14 years, were suffering from a wide range of medical and grooming issues. “The dogs were very badly matted, with urine and …

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BC SPCA identifies individual who abandoned kittens in Vancouver dumpster

Kittens found in Vancouver dumpster
April 29, 2019

The BC SPCA has identified the individual responsible for the deaths of two newborn kittens who died after being abandoned in a Vancouver dumpster on April 19. The day-old kittens, who were tied inside a plastic shopping bag that ironically read “Love You,” were found among garbage in a locked, underground area at 1040 Pacific …

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BC SPCA investigates case of newborn kittens abandoned in Vancouver dumpster

Kitten found in Vancouver dumpster
April 24, 2019

The BC SPCA is seeking the public’s help in solving a case involving two newborn kittens who were stuffed inside a plastic bag and abandoned in a Vancouver dumpster on April 19. The one-day-old kittens, who were suffering from hypothermia and dehydration, were rushed to an emergency clinic for treatment but both have since died. …

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