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Construction begins on BC SPCA’s new Community Animal Centre in West Kootenay

October 25, 2017

Work is now under way on the BC SPCA’s new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre in Castlegar. The new 4,250-square-foot facility, to be located at 124 Heritage Way (west of the airport), is expected to open by June 2018. “We are extremely excited about the new centre and are grateful to the provincial government, the …

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Why you should walk to end animal cruelty

June 1, 2017

The Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause event is the BC SPCA’s annual charity walk and largest fundraising event. Donations to participants and the event fund critical services to care for animals in need in BC SPCA shelters and to fight animal cruelty in British Columbia. BC SPCA animal protection officer Cristie Steele …

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Plans for new BC SPCA facilities in South Peace, West Kootenays unveiled

April 1, 2017

The BC SPCA unveiled plans for new Community Animal Centres in the South Peace and West Kootenay regions at two recent events. Both facilities, part of the BC SPCA’s eight-year Facilities Development and Services Plan to replace or refurbish aging SPCA facilities in 12 B.C. communities at a cost of $54 million, will incorporate modern …

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BC SPCA unveils plans for new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre

March 22, 2017

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) unveiled plans for its new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre in Castlegar at a special event on March 21 at the Castlegar Complex. “We are extremely excited about the new centre and are grateful to the provincial government, the Columbia Basin Trust, …

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Birthday reunion for Bernese pups a success

March 17, 2017

The pouring rain didn’t dampen the spirits of several Bernese mountain dogs and their guardians last weekend. The reunion/birthday party was held to both celebrate the eight Bernese puppies’ first birthday and to reunite them with their mom and siblings. Rescued during a cruelty investigation last year with the help of the RCMP, when the …

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BC SPCA unveils plans for new South Peace Community Animal Centre

March 3, 2017

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) unveiled plans for its new South Peace Community Animal Centre at a special event on March 3 in Dawson Creek. “We are extremely excited about the new centre and are grateful to the provincial government, the City of Dawson Creek and all …

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Legislation strengthens animal welfare protection

February 27, 2017

The BC SPCA applauds the Government of British Columbia’s move to target irresponsible dog and cat breeders throughout the province. Introduced by Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, the legislation will, if passed, provide a framework for the licensing and/or registration of commercial breeders of cats and dogs. “We are thrilled to see the provincial government take …

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Inside the BC SPCA

September 6, 2016

If you missed it, it’s not too late to view the half-hour special on the BC SPCA produced by our media partner CTV. The special aired during the evening news hour on Monday, Sept. 5 and featured SPCA initiatives such as: Our SPCA Certified farm labeling program; a behind-the-scenes look at Wild ARC, the BC …

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