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Five awesome animal moms

May 1, 2024

Just like the human world, the animal world is filled with amazing moms. They teach, nurture, feed and protect their offspring until they are ready to fend for themselves. In some cases, and moms reading this may relate, the offspring never leave and rely on their mom for food and protection well into their adult …

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Update: Extremely starved dog confined in crate in the dark

February 9, 2024

Luffy’s story was heartbreaking. He was found starved and confined in a crate in a dark basement. No one knows how long he had been kept that way, but when the BC SPCA animal protection officer looked closely, she could see that he was extremely emaciated; Luffy’s ribs and hip bones were clearly visible.  He …

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Update: Bonded emaciated dog moms find a forever home together

February 9, 2024

This bonded pair of American bulldog Labrador retriever mix moms and their 18 puppies were found on a property in Chase, B.C. and taken into the BC SPCA’s care. The moms were emaciated, their bones clearly visible. They were desperately trying to take care of their puppies, who were found huddled together in a makeshift …

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Update: Peggy the stray cat with severely fractured front leg finds forever home!

January 5, 2024

It is hard to believe how much Peggy’s life has changed in just a few short weeks. In early December, a Good Samaritan saw her limping horribly and brought her to a local cat rescue. Because of her injury, she was surrendered to the BC SPCA’s Kamloops animal centre where she would receive the veterinarian …

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Cat gets a second chance thanks to AnimalKind trainer

Cat Layne belly up on the floor
November 21, 2023

By the time he was first surrendered into BC SPCA care, 5-year-old Layne was troubled. Although friendly with other cats, he had lived confined in a room for most of his life with minimal socialization with people. As a result, he was fearful of people and couldn’t fully trust them, including the staff and volunteers …

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