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The Gibsons Dogrunner recognized by the BC SPCA

AnimalKind dog trainer Krisztina Harasztosi with dog Csikasz by the water
June 17, 2024

Local dog training company The Gibsons Dogrunner has received BC SPCA AnimalKind accreditation, a recognition awarded to dog training companies that are committed to higher animal welfare. Krisztina Harasztosi, owner and trainer at The Gibsons Dogrunner, started volunteering and working at the Gibsons Wildlife Rehabilitation Center soon after moving to Canada from Hungary. Around the …

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BC SPCA and Arm & Hammer celebrate Adopt a Cat Month with a free care package for every cat adoption!

June 14, 2024

June is National Adopt a Cat Month. It is a time when “kitten season” reaches its peak with a traditionally larger number of feline births and the BC SPCA begins to see an increase in the number of kittens and cats surrendered to their care. To help ensure the BC SPCA can continue to take …

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German shepherd arrives at BC SPCA with sock and duct tape muzzle and ‘happy tail’ syndrome

June 13, 2024

The BC SPCA first heard about Jade’s poor condition, as named by BC SPCA staff, when they were approached by the Regional District of North Okanagan animal control who had been contacted by the dog’s owner in Vernon. He wanted to surrender Jade because her tail was in terrible shape, and he could not afford …

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How your input shapes the Codes of Practice and sets farmed animal welfare standards

June 10, 2024

Many Canadians care deeply about farmed animal welfare but sometimes feel powerless to make a difference. However, you can help farmed animals in many important ways, including speaking up for them! Canada’s Codes of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals set important rules for ensuring farmed animal welfare nationally. Everyone, from farmers …

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