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BC SPCA launches matching campaign for animals like Duke

December 1, 2020

The BC SPCA is launching a matching campaign supported by three generous donors to help provide urgently needed care for animals rescued from horrific situations of animal abuse. All donations up to $125,000 will be matched through the generosity of the Eldon and Anne Foote Fund, Eileen and Anna, and Gordon and Daphne Squire, helping …

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Holiday update on surrendered 17 husky puppies

Husky puppy
November 30, 2020

Last December RCMP and animal control officers responded to a complaint and found 17 husky puppies living outside in the cold and snow on a property located in the Interior. The owner surrendered the animals to animal control who held them overnight before transferring the dogs to the local BC SPCA branch on Christmas Eve. …

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BC SPCA holding toy drive until Dec. 20 for pets in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

November 25, 2020

The BC SPCA is seeking donations of new pet toys to help make Christmas merrier for animals of low-income guardians in the Downtown Eastside. “The individuals we support in the Downtown Eastside love their pets so much, but they don’t have the disposable income to treat them at Christmas the way many of us do …

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Toby the beagle: from BC SPCA to local Instagram celeb

toby the dog
November 25, 2020

It was love at first sight for Meghan O’Connor when she spotted Toby. The Olympic Village-based artist first saw the nine-year-old beagle’s picture on his previous doggy daycare’s Instagram account. He was a senior and he was chubby, but, according to O’Connor, “He was just the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen in my life. …

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BC SPCA issues warning after cat suffers trauma from at-home neutering

geiger close up
November 24, 2020

The BC SPCA is issuing a warning after two cats were found to be victims of an attempted home neutering earlier this month. While the brothers were brought to the SPCA in Vancouver for care, tragically, one of the cats didn’t survive from his injuries. “Someone had tried to do a home neuter and tied …

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