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BC SPCA offers half price off adoption fees, Sept. 27 to Oct. 6

September 26, 2021

The BC SPCA is holding a half-price adoption promotion to free up space in its locations for incoming animals. “Many of our shelters are very full right now with animals seized or surrendered in large-scale investigations and our goal is to create capacity for these animals, while at the same time finding wonderful homes for …

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New peer-reviewed study from BC SPCA finds no increase in cat relinquishment following ban on declawing

September 13, 2021

A new study conducted by the BC SPCA in collaboration with external researchers finds that a declaw ban does not lead to increased feline shelter intake or euthanasia. In 2018, the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia announced a ban on feline declawing, a decision hailed by animal welfare organizations. “For two decades the BC …

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BC SPCA announces winners of 2021 Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest

September 7, 2021

Amateur wildlife photographers in B.C. have once again made tough work for judges as the BC SPCA’s 13th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest winners are announced in its most successful edition to date. In addition, there were a number of incredible honourable mentions that celebrate the beauty in B.C.’s wild and urban environments. The People’s Choice …

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