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What is it like to be a cruelty investigator with the SPCA? Debbie’s story:

March 8, 2019

Meet Debbie Goodine, a northern region animal protection officer with the BC SPCA based in Prince George. As a mother of twins, guardian to rescue dog Lucy and cats Bubba and Lexi, Goodine is quite the Superwoman. It’s her job to investigate animal cruelty cases – travelling across great distances and in all weather conditions …

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BC SPCA ready to tackle challenging animal issues with new strategic plan

February 12, 2019

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) has launched a new four-pillar strategic plan for 2019-2023 to take animal welfare in B.C. to a new level. The non-profit animal welfare organization, which helped nearly 48,000 animals in need in 2018, developed the plan after a year-long consultation with key …

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These animals are living their best lives thanks to your donations

February 4, 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and highlight how your donations have helped animals recover and live life to the fullest. Read on to see how animals we featured in 2018 are now thriving and living their best lives. Mini Mini arrived into our care as the result …

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South Okanagan/Similkameen and Kelowna SPCA Branches caring for large intake of cats from hoarder

Sick black and white cat, hiding in cage
January 31, 2019

The South Okanagan/Similkameen and Kelowna Branches of the BC SPCA are caring for a large intake of young cats surrendered to the BC SPCA on Jan. 30. The cats came from the same individual who has previously surrendered 164 cats and kittens to the SPCA. “Thirty cats were brought into our care, suffering from upper …

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Charges of animal cruelty laid after BC SPCA rescues emaciated boxer in Vancouver

December 11, 2018

Charges of animal cruelty have been laid against two individuals in the case of a severely emaciated boxer rescued by the BC SPCA in January. Amy Hui-Yu Lin and Glenn Mislang each face charges under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after their young boxer came into the care of the Vancouver SPCA suffering …

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Cat found in Maple Ridge park was killed by predator, says BC SPCA

November 5, 2018

A cat found in a Maple Ridge park tied with zap straps on her neck and feet died from a predator attack, according to the BC SPCA. “The necropsy results reveal the cat died from puncture wounds from a medium to large predator, most likely a coyote or large dog,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager …

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