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BC SPCA takes 44 animals into care after they were found in shockingly unsanitary conditions

November 28, 2023

The BC SPCA has taken 37 small breed dogs, including two moms with seven puppies, two Bernedoodles, plus five cats into their care after they were found living in a home filled with feces, urine and garbage in a community off the coast of Vancouver Island. The animals were transported by boat to Nanaimo and …

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Two emaciated dog moms and their 18 puppies rescued from property in Chase, B.C.

November 22, 2023

The BC SPCA has taken into care two emaciated female American bulldog, Labrador retriever mix dogs and their 18 puppies, nine in each litter, from a property in Chase, B.C. “The dogs received very little, if any food,” says Eileen Drever, senior officer, protection and stakeholder relations for the BC SPCA. “It appears the owner …

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Cat gets a second chance thanks to AnimalKind trainer

Cat Layne belly up on the floor
November 21, 2023

By the time he was first surrendered into BC SPCA care, 5-year-old Layne was troubled. Although friendly with other cats, he had lived confined in a room for most of his life with minimal socialization with people. As a result, he was fearful of people and couldn’t fully trust them, including the staff and volunteers …

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