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31 Dogs rescued from Clearwater property

February 20, 2024

The BC SPCA has taken 31 dogs into care from a property in Clearwater, B.C. The dogs include dachshunds, poodles, Mini Schnauzers and various poodle-mix breeds, all of varying ages. The dogs were surrendered by their owner after an animal cruelty investigation was conducted by the BC SPCA. “The dogs were owned by an irresponsible …

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Win a page for your furry family member! Enter your pet in the BC SPCA’s 2024 Calendar Contest

January 29, 2024

Is there an animal who fills your heart with love? The annual BC SPCA Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, is back Jan. 30 and looking for 12 exceptional pets to star in its 2025 calendar. From Jan. 30 through Feb. 17 pet parents are invited to share their furry family member’s photo and …

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BC SPCA seizes seven dogs from snowy, freezing conditions

January 19, 2024

The BC SPCA has seized seven dogs from a property in Cherryville: two four-year-old standard poodles, a five-year-old Australian shepherd, a four-year-old cocker spaniel and three five- month-old Australian shepherd poodle mix puppies. “A concerned citizen called our animal helpline about the living conditions of these dogs,” says Eileen Drever, senior protection officer and stakeholder …

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Severely injured dog cries for help on isolated stretch of highway

January 17, 2024

Honey, a two-year-old pit bull terrier mix, was seriously injured and laying on the side of Highway 16 in Fort St. James, unable to move. Thankfully, her cries for help were heard by a Good Samaritan who stopped their car to investigate and brought her to the BC SPCA’s North Cariboo animal centre in Prince …

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Update: Peggy the stray cat with severely fractured front leg finds forever home!

January 5, 2024

It is hard to believe how much Peggy’s life has changed in just a few short weeks. In early December, a Good Samaritan saw her limping horribly and brought her to a local cat rescue. Because of her injury, she was surrendered to the BC SPCA’s Kamloops animal centre where she would receive the veterinarian …

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Six young puppies surrendered just days before Christmas

December 29, 2023

Before 2023 could come to a close, yet another litter of puppies has come into the BC SPCA’s care. On December 22, just three days before Christmas, six six-week-old Great Pyrenees border collie cross puppies were surrendered to the Chilliwack animal centre. Unfortunately, this has not been an unusual occurrence this year as the BC …

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Kittens in cardboard box abandoned at front door of BC SPCA animal centre

December 21, 2023

Five four-week-old kittens were left in a cardboard box with nothing to keep them warm at the front door of the BC SPCA’s Victoria animal centre. Luckily, they were found by one of the staff just minutes after they were abandoned based on security camera footage. Unfortunately, the person who abandoned the kittens and their …

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Seriously injured kitten found on side of road requires surgery

December 19, 2023

WARNING: Graphic Image Three good Samaritans helped Fergus, a seriously injured six-month-old brown tabby kitten, get the care he needed after he was found on the side of a road in Abbotsford. When they took a closer look at Fergus it was obvious he had an injured leg and sadly all the skin and fur …

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