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More than 200 animals find homes during half-price adoption event

Alberni branch adoption
November 12, 2019

The BC SPCA’s second annual province-wide adoption event, Fall Head Over Tails in Love, has helped 212 animals find their forever homes. The adoption event was presented in partnership with Hill’s® Pet Nutrition on Saturday, Nov. 9. Most of the animals in SPCA care, including dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, rats and guinea pigs were eligible …

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How one family fell head over tails in love with their new best friend

Seguin family
October 30, 2019

Maureen Seguin and her family had been visiting their local BC SPCA branch every week in hopes of finding the right pet for their busy household. That’s when staff told them about an upcoming event called Fall Head Over Tails in Love. For one day, adoption fees and BC Pet Registry fees would be 50 …

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Offleashed Gala raises $778K to fight animal cruelty

Offleashed Gala 2019
October 28, 2019

Vancouver animal lovers came together on Oct. 25 for an inspiring evening to help the province’s most vulnerable and at-risk animals. Guests at the BC SPCA’s Offleashed Gala, now in its fifth year, raised $778,000 for the more than 47,000 abused and homeless animals rescued by the BC SPCA each year. The total included $240,000 …

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Only two weeks left! Don’t wait to enter and vote in the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-in-Focus contest

August 15, 2019

From brightly coloured bluebirds to intense looks from an Arctic fox, 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 until midnight Aug. 31. Enter or vote today   If you’re not snapping pictures, you can also participate by voting. This …

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BC SPCA photo contest captures the beauty of local wildlife

July 2, 2019

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 11th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of hummingbirds, bears, bees, seals and other amazing creatures until Aug. 31. Enter or vote “Wildlife-In-Focus is a celebration of the incredible diversity of wild animals that live in …

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Local heroes get locked in to help animals in need

June 16, 2019

Notable local professionals are going behind bars in communities across B.C. to help neglected, homeless and suffering animals. Lock-In for Love events will take place at various SPCA branches and participants will be locked inside dog kennels with a furry friend until they meet their fundraising goal. “Lock-In for Love is a fundraiser that’s also fun …

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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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