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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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Three ways to be an animal ambassador at farmers’ markets

May 31, 2018

The weather across the province has been heating up, and farmer’s markets are in full swing! Whether you’re a steady market shopper or have never taken a trip to your local market before, our three quick tips will help you aid farm animals in your community. 1) Look beyond the veggies Although the term “farmers’ …

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BC SPCA breaks ground for new Community Animal Centre in Kamloops

May 18, 2018

The BC SPCA has begun construction of a new state-of-the-art Community Animal Centre in Kamloops to care for the region’s most vulnerable animals.  A ground-breaking ceremony was held on Friday, May 18 for the new facility, which is being built on a 2.2-acre property across from the Kamloops Airport at 2815 Tranquille Road. The $6.5 …

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Behind the scenes of the Victoria Havanese dog rescue

April 18, 2018

The 45 Victoria Havanese dogs were living in tragic conditions and we are so thankful that someone took a moment to call the BC SPCA Cruelty Hotline to report their concerns. This led to an animal protection officer investigating the property and negotiating to have the dogs quickly surrendered into shelter care. The hotline, the …

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It takes a village: BC SPCA celebrates its dedicated volunteers

March 31, 2018

When the BC SPCA is mentioned, people often think of puppies and kittens, or adoptable animals. What they may not think about are the nearly 5,500 volunteers across the province who help the society carry out its life-saving work helping the province’s most vulnerable animals, every day. While dog walkers and cat care attendants are …

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