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Emergency pet preparedness is key when seconds count

May 5, 2021

The BC SPCA is encouraging pet guardians to plan for their furry family members in the event of an emergency, such as wildfires, a flood or an earthquake. Download our Emergency Checklist » “People don’t necessarily think about their pet in an emergency situation until it’s too late,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications …

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How to keep your pets safe in colder weather conditions

February 10, 2021

With temperatures dropping well below freezing around the province, we want to share our tips on how to keep your pet safe in winter conditions. Salt on sidewalks Guardians should watch for the salt or sand used on sidewalks as it can get between your dog’s paw pads or toes. Pet guardians don’t want their …

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Think and Thump to protect cats like Fievel this winter

January 10, 2021

When it’s cold outside, cats like Fievel will try to find warmer places to seek shelter. This could include vehicles, particularly those that are recently parked and still warm. A cat or raccoon could easily find a decent amount of space in your bumper! This is exactly what happened to poor Fievel. She was found …

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Got the cold weather blues? Wild animals do too!

November 1, 2020

As the temperatures plummet and the wind grows icy, we sometimes wonder how we’ll ever survive until spring! The winter months pose many challenges not only for companion and farm animals, but for wildlife as well. Luckily they – just like us – have developed strategies and adaptations to help them make it through the chilly …

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Plan ahead for peace of mind: BC Pet Registry helps lost pets return home

January 9, 2020

A missing pet is a guardian’s worst nightmare, as your mind reels with all the dangers your furry friend faces away from your care. That’s how retired teacher Ray Furlotte felt when his orange tabby, Lily, managed to escape their home on a cold winter day. Furlotte worried that he might never see his beloved …

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Considering giving a pet as a gift? Make sure they want the animal you give

December 9, 2019

Giving a pet as a present may seem like a great idea this holiday season, but it’s important to make sure the person receiving the gift is ready for, and wants, the pet you plan to give. “It’s really important to make sure the person has the time for them, and to make sure the …

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