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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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M’aidez: French bulldog at Victoria SPCA needs help to walk without pain

August 31, 2017

His knee causes him constant pain and leaves him unable to walk for more than a couple of minutes at a time. BC SPCA staff are hoping the public can help Walter, a friendly French bulldog at the Victoria SPCA, who needs surgery to mend the issues with his leg. “His kneecap is off by …

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North Peace SPCA staff hope public can help Prairie Rose bloom

August 22, 2017

She was thrown from a vehicle and left to be buried alive in a rural construction zone. Luckily, a worker heard Prairie Rose’s tiny mews for help and rescued the kitten, who was obviously in agony and rushed to the vet. Now, BC SPCA North Peace Branch staff are hoping the public can help little …

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Helping Hogarth: Brave shih tzu who must lose leg hopes for loving home

August 8, 2017

Warning: The following story contains graphic content. He arrived in BC SPCA care in extreme pain and fearful all touch would hurt. Hogarth, a seven-year-old shih tzu, was so matted that one of his legs had almost died and with teeth so badly diseased, he couldn’t eat properly and was underweight. “His leg was black …

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With a little help from my friends: BC SPCA working to reunite animals with their guardians

August 1, 2017

With thousands of people and animals still displaced due to wildfire evacuations in B.C., the BC SPCA has escalated its efforts to help. Twenty-three special constables have been deployed to various areas within the Cariboo region to help rescue pets trapped behind evacuation lines, reuniting them with their guardians at check points. Officers are also …

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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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