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Maggie may steal your heart: Lovable bulldog at Victoria SPCA needs your help

June 27, 2016

Just one look at her face melts the heart. Maggie, a three-year-old bulldog at the Victoria BC SPCA Branch, is quickly charming staff and volunteers with her huge grin and lovable personality. Because she requires extensive medical treatment, Victoria SPCA staff are hopeful the public can help Maggie get the care she needs. “Maggie is …

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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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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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Nanaimo SPCA appeals for help with veterinary costs for surrendered animals

September 12, 2013

The Nanaimo SPCA Branch is appealing to the public for help with growing medical costs for four Chinese Crested dogs and three Peterbald cats recently surrendered as a result of an SPCA cruelty investigation. Both breeds, originating from China and Russia respectively, are known for their unusual hairless appearance. “All seven animals have severe dental …

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Comox Branch seeks help for cats and kittens rescued from hoarder

August 18, 2013

The BC SPCA Comox Valley & District Branch is seeking the public’s help as they care for 18 severely ill Siamese cats and kittens rescued from a Vancouver Island hoarder. The seven adult cats and 11 kittens were found malnourished and dehydrated and suffering from a wide range of medical issues, including internal parasites, flea …

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