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Share your thoughts on beef cattle welfare in just three minutes

A group of cattle looks up towards the camera from inside a crowded indoor feedlot. The animals are confined here until sent to slaughter. Saint-Isidore, Quebec, Canada, 2022. Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
April 22, 2024

New rules are being developed for cattle raised for beef in Canada – what key issues for beef cattle should be the focus? Every year, over 10 million cattle are raised for beef production in Canada. For the first time since 2013, the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle (the …

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Celebrate National Pet ID Week with these amazing lost and found ‘tails’

April 17, 2024

National Pet ID Week is April 17-23. Without permanent identification, it is nearly impossible to identify lost animals and reunite them with their families. Approximately 83% of cats and 39% of dogs cannot be traced to their guardian with thousands of stray animals taken to Canadian shelters annually. In recent microchip scanning events, over 20% of …

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Celebrating the “paw-sitive” impact of BC SPCA volunteers

April 11, 2024

During National Volunteer Week, April 14 through 20, the BC SPCA recognizes the contributions of the 3,479 committed, talented and generous volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to enrich the lives of B.C.’s most vulnerable animals in our animal centres and communities. “Every moment our volunteers contribute matters to an animal in need,” says …

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