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Comox SPCA staff hope animal lovers can lend Bella a helping paw

November 8, 2017

Found with her paw caught in a trap, six-month-old puppy Bella had a tough go for more than two days, as she’s from a rural area and the weather prevented her from getting the crucial care she needed. Once the weather cleared enough for travel, Pacific Coastal Airlines generously rushed the injured pup to Comox …

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Puppies from Chilliwack breeder growing, thriving in care

November 1, 2017

The two Chihuahua puppies wobble unsteadily on little legs, giving little whimpers and yelps on occasion, slowly making their way around the house where they live with their Mom, Pekoe, and foster fur-Mom Jessica Richardson. Taken into BC SPCA care when they were only one day old, the female puppies, temporarily named Chai and Mocha, …

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Construction begins on BC SPCA’s new Community Animal Centre in West Kootenay

October 25, 2017

Work is now under way on the BC SPCA’s new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre in Castlegar. The new 4,250-square-foot facility, to be located at 124 Heritage Way (west of the airport), is expected to open by June 2018. “We are extremely excited about the new centre and are grateful to the provincial government, the …

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Prince Rupert SPCA staff hope public can help cat found with embedded collar

October 19, 2017

He was found with a collar so deeply embedded, he couldn’t put weight on his front leg. Toby, a handsome one-year-old cat at the Prince Rupert SPCA, had a collar that was stuck around his neck and under one of his front legs, causing severe infection and tissue damage to the area. “The metal part …

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Cute alert: Cuddles the kitten needs help from his animal-loving friends

October 18, 2017

Only a month old when his leg was broken, Cuddles never received veterinary care. The brave kitten’s leg now curls under, causing him to walk with a limp and leading to sores all over his leg. As the weather grew colder in Williams Lake and the snow started to fall, Cuddles is lucky a Good …

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Generosity in Action: Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

October 1, 2017

  This September, animal lovers across the province came together and walked to fight animal cruelty at the Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause. Participants in the walks raised more than $560,000 this year! Paws for a Cause has raised more than $12.5 million since 2003 to help thousands of abused, injured, neglected …

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Victoria SPCA caring for 56 surrendered cats

September 29, 2017

The Victoria SPCA is caring for 56 cats surrendered by their guardians last week. “Our officers were called to attend a Victoria property where the cats lived and the couple cooperated fully in surrendering the animals for care,” says Annie Prittie Bell, manager of the Victoria SPCA. “The cats were found in overcrowded and unsanitary …

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Picking the good egg

September 27, 2017

Have you ever noticed that some brown eggs appear to have a hazy, or chalky white coating on their shell? What you’re seeing is the start of an extra layer of calcium that is sometimes formed on the egg, and it looks distinctly different than eggs that just happen to have a lighter shell colour. …

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