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Giving thanks with the BC SPCA animal food bank program

Charlie's Pet Food Bank regular in Downtown Vancouver, BC
October 1, 2023

It is the season for gratitude, and over the past three years, pet owners across British Columbia have given thanks for their animals. “Our furry family members have been a gift to help us through challenging times, but at the same time, many pet owners have been severely challenged by illness, job loss, and other …

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BC SPCA contest could make your pet a Yellow Dog Brewing star!

September 5, 2023

Ready to make your pet a star? The BC SPCA, in partnership with Yellow Dog Brewing, is bringing back the popular Make My Pet a Yellow Dog Brewing Star contest for the second year. From September 5 through 24, animal lovers will compete by raising much needed funds for the BC SPCA. The top three …

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BC SPCA offering emergency supports for pet guardians during wildfires

July 28, 2023

As more than 200 wildfires continue to burn across the province, the BC SPCA is reminding British Columbians that emergency help is available for pets and other animals in the case of evacuation. “When an evacuation order is put in place, it can be stressful for evacuees to find temporary shelter for themselves, let alone …

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Stray kitten found on property with life-threatening wound needs your help

July 24, 2023

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help Mira, a three-month-old Siamese mix stray kitten who was found on a property in Quesnel with a large, infected, life-threatening wound. “The daughter of the good Samaritan who brought Mira to the BC SPCA found her,” says Colby O’Flynn, BC SPCA’s senior manager, North Cariboo and Quesnel. …

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BC SPCA caring for two young moms and 12 surrendered puppies in Prince Rupert

July 13, 2023

The BC SPCA is asking for support to provide urgently needed care for 12 puppies (five eight-week-old puppies and seven ten-week-old puppies) and two young moms who were taken into care at the BC SPCA animal centre in Prince Rupert. “The two moms and their puppies were found abandoned on the side of the highway, …

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BC SPCA caring for 29 cats and kittens surrendered into care

June 22, 2023

The BC SPCA is caring for 21 cats and 8 kittens that were surrendered into care from a property in Powell River. “There were concerns about the number of cats on the property,” says Eileen Drever, senior officer protection and stakeholder relations for the BC SPCA. “The owners did the right thing and asked for …

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Update: Buttercup, the rescued Labrador retriever, becomes a local celebrity!

June 2, 2023

Buttercup, a yellow Lab mix, was found running loose in Comox with suspicious injuries. She was brought to the BC SPCA and was immediately taken to a veterinarian. They determined that her leg had been broken in two places, had healed incorrectly and would need to be amputated. Even though someone had cruelly taped Buttercup’s …

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