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It’s not a patio – it’s a catio! Join the first Vancouver Catio Tour

Catio cat
June 5, 2019

Catios are the latest trend to keep cats safe and happy. These outdoor enclosures have become increasingly popular in Portland, Seattle, and other communities across North America. Now, the catio trend has reached Vancouver. The first BC SPCA Vancouver Catio Tour will provide an opportunity for the public to see unique catios up close and …

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Register for Paws for a Cause and help animals in need

Paws for a Cause
June 3, 2019

Registration is now open for the BC SPCA’s Paws for a Cause presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®. Benefit from an early bird rate before June 30 using discount code HURRY. There will be walk events held in the following locations: Metro Vancouver Fraser Valley (Abbotsford) Fraser Valley (Chilliwack) Surrey Tri-Cities Okanagan (Vernon) Okanagan (Kelowna) Victoria Sunshine …

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Help homeless animals in need at the BC SPCA Tri-Cities Pints & Paws event

kitten
May 15, 2019

Join us for a fun night out in support of homeless animals in our community. The BC SPCA’s Tri-Cities Education & Adoption Centre presents its annual pub night, Pints & Paws, on Sunday, June 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the John B Neighbourhood Pub, 1000 Austin Avenue, Coquitlam. Tickets are $25 each, and include …

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BC SPCA officially opens new Community Animal Centre in Kamloops & District

The BC SPCA Community Animal Centre in Kamloops
April 5, 2019

BC SPCA officials and local dignitaries gathered on April 5 to officially open a new state-of-the-art Community Animal Centre in Kamloops to care for the region’s most vulnerable animals. The new centre is located on a 2.2-acre property across from the Kamloops Airport at 2816 Tranquille Road. The $6.5 million, 10,500-square-foot facility was funded through …

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BC SPCA holds unique event for animal-care professionals

ABSS dog training session
April 2, 2019

The 2nd annual BC SPCA Animal Behaviour Science Symposium (ABSS) is an opportunity for animal-care professionals to share their knowledge, hone their skills, and work together to improve the lives of animals. The event provides veterinarians, animal trainers, and animal welfare professionals with access to cutting-edge, evidence-based information about training, behavioural modification, and behavioural medicine. …

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Think wild: Get behind the scenes at BC SPCA Wild ARC’s Open House

March 6, 2019

Ever wondered what happens to wildlife that gets into trouble in our urban and rural communities? Don’t miss a fascinating opportunity to come behind the scenes and tour Wild ARC, the BC SPCA’s wildlife rehabilitation centre in Metchosin, just outside of Victoria. The Wild ARC facility is normally restricted to staff and volunteers as they …

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Tickets now on sale for the BC SPCA’s first Canadian Animal Policy Symposium

January 8, 2019

Tickets are now available for the first Canadian Animal Policy Symposium in Victoria on March 1, 2019, hosted by the BC SPCA. The event, to be held at the Comfort Inn and Suites Victoria (3020 Blanshard Street), will bring together policy makers, industry stakeholders and policy and administration students from across the country to discuss …

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Join the SPCA’s Tri-Cities Branch for a whimsical night at our Wine & Whiskers event

November 14, 2018

Get ready for a night of glamour and grandeur, all in support of local animals! The BC SPCA’s Tri-Cities Education and Adoption Centre proudly presents its Wine & Whiskers event, happening Friday, Nov. 30 at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way) in Coquitlam. Tickets are $45 each, and include your first drink, along with …

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Just a few weeks left: Enter and vote in the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-in-Focus contest today!

August 30, 2018

From adorable baby killdeer to a tree-hugging raccoon, entrants are stunning us once again with their photo submissions to the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest, which is open for entries until Sept. 15. Enter or vote today If you’re not snapping pictures, you can also participate by voting. This includes making a selection for the …

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