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Cuddles and charity rule the day as B.C. celebrities get Locked up for Love

June 21, 2018

Noteworthy names right across the province are looking to find a way out of their kennels once again at the BC SPCA’s annual Lock-In for Love event. The campaign, which a number of branches are participating in this month, involves a celebrity teaming up with an animal residing at one of our shelters to not …

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Sign up today for the BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®

June 11, 2018

Helping to fight animal cruelty is as easy as a walk in the park. Animal lovers are invited to register and fundraise for one of six B.C. locations hosting the annual BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®. This Sept. 9, the society’s Metro Vancouver walk for the Vancouver, Burnaby, …

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Wildlife-friendly Garden Tour co-hosted by BC SPCA’s Wild ARC and the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society

Bee on yellow flower
May 29, 2018

Have you ever wanted to learn how to grow a wildlife-friendly garden? Or wondered what plants will encourage birds to visit and which are deer-resistant? On June 17, join the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation (ARC) and the Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society (UWSS)  Father’s Day Garden Party Tour to learn how to co-exist with nature …

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Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort presents its 9th Annual “Best in Show” fundraiser for animals in need

May 24, 2018

Does your pooch have what it takes to be “Best in Show”? Dog guardians and all Victoria-area animal lovers are invited to the 9th Annual “Best in Show” event on Saturday, June 2 at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort. The event, a fundraiser supporting abused, abandoned and injured animals rescued by the BC SPCA’s …

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BC SPCA holds official opening for new Education & Adoption Centre in Tri-Cities

April 3, 2018

The BC SPCA invites animal lovers in the community to join us for a celebration of the opening of our new Tri-Cities Education & Adoption Centre on Saturday, April 7 at 11 a.m. The new facility replaces the SPCA’s existing facility in Port Coquitlam. “Through this larger facility we are expanding our services to animals …

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

March 7, 2018

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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Cupcakes, puppy cuddles and Canucks a hit in Vancouver

February 13, 2018

It was a fantastic Tuesday for the animal lovers who gathered in Vancouver to cuddle with adoptable puppies. With eight cuddly furballs on hand to snuggle, the sounds of pure happiness filled the lobby of TELUS Garden, where the BC SPCA held a pop-up event, Cupcakes and Cuddles, to help raise funds and awareness for …

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Event at Vancouver SPCA focuses on violence link

February 2, 2018

The BC SPCA co-hosted a public awareness event highlighting the link between domestic violence and abuse, also known as the violence link, Friday in Vancouver. Sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Animal Law Committee and the Young Lawyers Division, the event was held in support of the Atira …

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Help animals by baking a difference for BC SPCA’s National Cupcake Day™

January 10, 2018

Looking to make a difference in 2018? One simple way to do just that is to get involved in the BC SPCA’s National Cupcake Day. By baking cupcakes and giving them away in exchange for a donation, participants can improve the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected animals in our communities. National Cupcake Day is …

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