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Christmas miracle: Vancouver family reunited with missing senior Chihuahua

December 13, 2022

It is a Christmas miracle for a Vancouver family whose beloved 13-year-old Chihuahua, Delilah, went missing from their back yard three years ago. On Dec. 7, the tiny, frail senior dog was brought to the BC SPCA after being found shivering in a box outside a Richmond Trail Appliances store. “The poor little thing was …

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Senior cat thrown from moving car wins life lottery

Merlot, a senior cat was thrown from a moving vehicle and survived without injury!
November 4, 2022

You would never guess that Merlot was a 16-year-old senior, especially when you see him playing with string and laser toys. And especially when you know a little about his history. Merlot was brought to the BC SPCA animal centre in Nanaimo by a Good Samaritan who witnessed him being thrown from a moving vehicle. …

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Senior Chihuahua King Pedro and his pack need your help

November 4, 2022

It is no way for a senior dog to live out his last years. Three Chihuahuas, including a 13-year-old senior named King Pedro, were found living in unsanitary conditions with no access to water. They arrived at the BC SPCA animal centre in Kelowna with a host of health and behavioural issues that will require …

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Feisty kitten survives more than two days trapped under pile of debris

September 14, 2022

The sounds of a kitten crying drew the Good Samaritan to the neighbouring property in Surrey. Following the cries along the fence line she came upon a pile of debris and saw the head of a small orange kitten. “The neighbour tried to coax the kitten out with food and water, but had no luck,” …

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A must-see transformation! St. Bernard mom now healthy and happy. Meet her puppies!

September 9, 2022

Bailey is a St. Bernard cross who was nursing five puppies in unsanitary and substandard conditions when she was brought to the BC SPCA.  Thankfully, the puppies were all healthy, but Bailey was underweight, had multiple abscesses on her feet, long nails that were growing into her pads and her fur was full of mats …

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