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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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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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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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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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