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News Category: Ways to help

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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Adoption day: Handsome’s happy to go to his forever home

February 9, 2018

Warning: The following story contains graphic images His tail never stops wagging. Handsome, the emaciated mastiff rescued from a property in Hope in December, found tethered with a chain outside in freezing cold temperatures, was happy to go to his forever home Friday. Adopters Pat and son Nolan say the friendly gentle giant, who has …

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Beautiful Bethany hopes for help and a home as a ‘tri-pawed’ pet

January 24, 2018

BC SPCA East Kootenay Branch staff are hoping the public can help a tortoiseshell kitten with a broken left front elbow. Bethany, a kitten not even a year old, came into BC SPCA care with the injury, which hadn’t healed properly. “When the leg was broken, Bethany wasn’t taken to the vet and the damage …

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Sweet Suzy hoping for help from her animal-loving friends

January 23, 2018

Poor Suzy only wants to play. The one-year-old dog, brought in as a stray by a Good Samaritan, has a broken hip that never healed properly, leaving her in constant pain and unable to sit properly. “She limps constantly and sits funny from the break not healing properly,” says BC SPCA North Cariboo Branch manager …

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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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BC SPCA seeks public input for new five-year Strategic Plan

January 6, 2018

Will you be a voice for our province’s most vulnerable animals? All it takes is five minutes. Take the survey now >> The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) is seeking your input on its new five-year Strategic Plan to determine how the society can make the biggest difference …

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Lovable Nugget needs help to make the new year bright

January 3, 2018

She wags her tail so hard that sometimes, she injures herself. Nugget, a lovable fawn-coloured mastiff mix, came into care at the BC SPCA Vernon & District Branch with two torn cruciate ligaments in her back legs. A painful condition, it affects Nugget’s ability to walk and without treatment, will lead to arthritis in her …

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