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BC SPCA offers tips for safe summer travelling with your pet

July 10, 2020

Summer vacation planning is in full swing, and with international travel on hold, many British Columbians are opting for road trips closer to home. If your plans include your four-legged family members, the BC SPCA offers these tips for travelling safely with your pet. Before you leave Ensure your pet’s identification (tattoo, microchip) are up …

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BC SPCA confirms predators responsible for Kelowna cat deaths

July 9, 2020

The BC SPCA has confirmed that the deceased cats found in the Kelowna area since June 19 were victims of predator attacks. “We have now received necropsy results which indicate that the wounds are consistent with predation rather than incised or chop wounds,” says Brian Kijowski, the BC SPCA’s regional manager of cruelty investigators for …

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Return of missing cat highlights importance of pet identification

milly with river
July 6, 2020

There was a happy ending, including a birthday wish come true, for a cat named Milly who recently went missing from her family home in Kimberley, B.C. Shannon Magee and her family adopted Milly from the BC SPCA five years ago, along with another cat named Shelby. Both cats were microchipped at the time of …

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BC SPCA puppy naming contest: help name Sakura’s 11 puppies!

Sakura and puppies
July 6, 2020

The BC SPCA needs your help in naming 11 healthy and adorable puppies. The puppies were born to Sakura, a two-year-old German Shepherd cross, who came into BC SPCA’s care in June after being surrendered by her owner. The owner believed she was spayed and was unaware that she was pregnant. However, soon after Sakura’s …

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BC SPCA photo contest captures the beauty of local wildlife

bird outside
July 2, 2020

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 12th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of hummingbirds, bears, bees, seals and other amazing creatures until July 31, 2020. “Wildlife-In-Focus is a celebration of the incredible diversity of wild animals who live in B.C.,” says …

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