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BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest is back!

Black-capped chickadee perched on branch of a cherry blossom tree
May 12, 2023

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 15th annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest running May 15 through 31. Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of owls, eagles, foxes, bees, whales and other amazing creatures until May 31. You can enter as many times as you like and there …

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Victoria BC SPCA hold Community Animal Centre Open House May 2

April 27, 2023

The BC SPCA’s Victoria community animal centre, located at 3150 Napier Lane, will host an open house on May 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This free (donations gratefully accepted), family-friendly event gives the community a chance to learn about and experience the BC SPCA’s many services and programs. Tickets are required for entry …

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BC SPCA offers 50% off fees to celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Day

April 27, 2023

April 30 is National Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Day – a day to raise awareness about the tens of thousands of beautiful animals being cared for in animal care facilities across North America. To highlight this day, the BC SPCA is offering 50% off all adoption fees April 28-30 in all SPCA locations across B.C. Many locations are …

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Life-sized driftwood sculptures coming to Victoria in support of wild animals in need

March 20, 2023

Life-like driftwood animals are coming to downtown Victoria in support of injured, sick and orphaned wildlife. WILD BC!, an art show by artist Tanya Bub, will feature 30 life-sized sculptures of B.C. wildlife to raise funds and awareness for the BC SPCA’s Wild ARC, a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Metchosin that helps nearly 3,000 injured …

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BC SPCA’s Prince George spay and neuter clinic hosts two feral cat days

February 21, 2023

The BC SPCA’s Prince George spay and neuter clinic, in partnership with Soft Paws Cat Rescue, held two feral cat spay and neuter days on February 9 and 16. “Soft Paws Cat Rescue has a manager for each of the feral cat colonies,” says Cari Ito, manager of the BC SPCA’s Prince George spay and …

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Mom and son finish 115 kilometres walk to raise money for new solar panel roof at SPCA in Sechelt

March 26, 2021

Updated: March 26, 2021 On March 14th, Megan Kelso and her ten-year-old son, Cody, set off on a four-day walk from Gibsons to Powell River, B.C., all in the name of the environment and animals. The goal of their 115 kilometres journey was to raise $20,000 for a new solar roof for the Sunshine Coast …

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The BC SPCA in Kelowna kicks off Easter with fun baskets for kids

easter basket
March 15, 2021

**UPDATE** Online sales sold out but limited quantity available to purchase Saturday, April 3 – 10:00 to 4:00 at Orthoquest, 1015 Richter St., Kelowna With Easter around the corner, the BC SPCA in Kelowna is “hopping” to make it a little extra special for kids this year with some special baskets. Geared for kids aged …

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BC SPCA gifted with 200 stuffies by anonymous donor

burnaby stuffies
March 12, 2021

The BC SPCA Tri-Cities Education & Adoption Centre recently received a pleasant surprise in the form of 200 stuffies, all of which were donated by an anonymous donor. The shelter distributed them to several BC SPCA locations throughout the Lower Mainland, including Burnaby. As part of their ongoing outreach service program, the BC SPCA in Burnaby provided the stuffies to their North Burnaby Neighbourhood House partner. Over …

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Generosity in Action: Offleashed Goes Virtual

October 27, 2020

This year’s Offleashed celebration on Friday, October 23rd was virtually and literally a great success. Hundreds of BC SPCA supporters from around the province registered for Offleashed, which had a different look this year: it took place online. Even though they couldn’t gather as usual, animal lovers still came together to raise funds and make …

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