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Penticton SPCA staff hope public can help tiny tabby get a leg up in life

June 22, 2016

Found hiding in some bushes and brought to the local fire hall in a box, Sneaker, a tiny, six-week-old kitten, made his way into the South Okanagan-Similkameen BC SPCA Branch’s care when it was discovered he has a badly broken femur bone, an extremely painful condition. “Sneaker is a brave little guy, but because of …

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Communities address outdoor cat overpopulation problem with help from BC SPCA Legacy funds

June 1, 2016

Leaving a legacy can help end the suffering of outdoor cats. Thanks to the generosity of animal lovers and supporters who planned ahead and designated legacies to combat cat overpopulation, the BC SPCA is able to address the suffering of tens of thousands of outdoor-living cats in B.C. “Through the BC SPCA Community Animal Spay …

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BC SPCA offers Canadian-made solution for humane certification to restaurants and grocers

May 5, 2016

The BC SPCA is reaching out to restaurants and food retailers across Canada with a home-grown solution to farm animal welfare certification. Launched in 2002 by the BC SPCA, SPCA Certified is a Canadian-made national farm animal welfare certification and food labelling program which offers third-party certification to any Canadian farm raising beef cattle, dairy …

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Kelowna SPCA staff hope public can help lovable canine hit by car

April 18, 2016

It was touch and go for Molly after being hit by a car. The three-year-old chocolate German short-haired pointer nearly didn’t make it, due to the extent of the injuries to both of her front legs, but thanks to the Kelowna SPCA, the veterinary team at Tri Lake Animal Hospital and Okanagan Veterinary Hospital, the …

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Penticton SPCA staff hoping for better luck for sweet black cat cutie Riva

March 18, 2016

Staff at the BC SPCA South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch are hoping for the public’s help with getting four-year-old Riva, a sweet black cat with stunning green eyes, the surgery she needs to relieve her discomfort. Found under a trailer with her two kittens, Riva has an old injury on her rear leg that causes it to …

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Can you say cute? Cowichan SPCA busy with Boston terrier puppies

August 24, 2015

There’s a cuteness overload at the Cowichan SPCA right now. With 27 Boston terrier dogs – 16 puppies and 11 adults, surrendered to the branch on Sunday, staff, volunteers and foster families are busy caring for their adorable four-legged guests. The puppies are all four weeks old, and the adults (one male, the rest female) …

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Being kind pays: Petsecure to donate $5 for every act of kindness this month

August 4, 2015

In support of Million Acts of Kindness, Petsecure is donating $5 to the BC SPCA for every kind act completed in August (up to $30,000). Learn more and get tips for keeping pets healthy and happy: Ensuring Your Peace of Mind Missy may not be short for “mischievous,” but she acts like it is! Missy …

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BC SPCA launches online emergency fund to save animal lives

May 15, 2014

Have you ever felt helpless after seeing a story of animal cruelty in the news? Now you can take action to save the life of an injured or abused animal through a new emergency medical website launched by the BC SPCA this week. The new site (spca.bc.ca/medicalemergency) profiles injured animals currently in the SPCA’s care …

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Chilliwack SPCA seeks public’s help for abandoned kitten

January 17, 2014

The BC SPCA’s Chilliwack Branch is issuing a plea for donations to help offset the cost of eye surgery for a tiny grey kitten rescued near Vedder Road. The 10-week-old abandoned kitten, who has been named Angel by SPCA staff, requires a surgery known as enucleation, which removes the eye but leaves the eye muscles …

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Public’s generosity helps Harold return to happy, healthy lifestyle

October 25, 2013

Harold, the severely injured dog found on a rural back road near Squamish, has rebounded in a big way, thanks in large part to the community’s – and the entire country’s – generosity. A tiny dachshund mix, Harold was turned in to the BC SPCA’s Squamish Valley Branch in rough shape, with horrible bruises and …

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