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We couldn’t do it without you: Wildfire efforts aided by superhero supporters

July 28, 2017

He was found running loose after escaping his yard in an evacuated Williams Lake neighbourhood, panting heavily, dirty and terrified. Although cautious at first, once firefighters contained the scared dog and gave him some water, he was able to sleep. “The firefighters who found him say he seemed so relieved,” says BC SPCA special provincial …

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Kamloops SPCA staff hope public can help wildfire refugee Badger

July 28, 2017

Kamloops and District BC SPCA staff are hoping the public can help a friendly dog found wandering behind the fire evacuation line near Kamloops as a stray. Badger, a six-year-old border collie-corgi mix, has multiple tumours along both mammary glands and an umbilical hernia. “This sweet girl has had so many puppies that her stomach …

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Helping Helga: Sweet kitten hoping for help from her friends

July 27, 2017

An adorable kitten at the Abbotsford SPCA is hoping for a little help from her animal-loving friends. Found as a stray, wandering alone and limping, it was discovered that Helga needs surgery for a dislocated hip. “Helga is such a sweetheart! She is a love bug who is super affectionate and always purring. She loves …

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Wildfire community support for BC SPCA ‘truly inspiring’

July 20, 2017

With wildfires still raging in B.C., the BC SPCA has officially been deemed an essential service by the province, allowing animal protection officers access beyond checkpoints to collect as many animals left behind as possible. Officers are feeding, watering, and comforting animals and where possible, reuniting them with their guardians at check points. If the …

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Gentle Barnaby the cat needs your help following dog attack

July 7, 2017

The Sea to Sky SPCA Branch in Squamish is seeking help for a sweet brown tabby cat named Barnaby, after he was seriously injured in a dog attack. “Unfortunately he didn’t receive medical treatment for his injuries when the attack occurred,” says BC SPCA Sea to Sky manager Marika Donnelly. “By the time he was …

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BC SPCA warns of highrise dangers for cat guardians

June 6, 2017

The BC SPCA is issuing a warning to cat guardians in highrise buildings to safeguard their pets after a number of cats have suffered injury or death after falling from balconies. “At the Vancouver shelter we’ve had four cats brought to us in two weeks alone who were seriously injured after jumping or falling from …

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Sweet Mattea needs public’s help on the road to a happy, active life

June 1, 2017

BC SPCA staff are hoping a dog who came into the care of the Parksville-Qualicum Beach SPCA with a broken hip will get some help from her animal-loving friends. Mattea, an adorable two-year-old German shepherd mix, has problems sitting properly and limps, as the injury never received medical care. “This lovely girl is so loving …

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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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