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BC SPCA announces winners of 2020 Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest

chipmunk eating
September 22, 2020

Amateur wildlife photographers in B.C. have once again made tough work for judges as the BC SPCA’s 12th annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest winners are announced. 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 Award was determined as a result of …

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Government proclamation celebrates BC SPCA’s 125 years of protecting animals

September 20, 2020

The Government of B.C. has issued a special proclamation for Sept. 21, 2020 to mark the 125th anniversary of The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA). Since its inception the non-profit animal welfare organization has helped more than a million injured and abused domestic, farm and wild animals. “The …

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125th Anniversary: BC SPCA Volunteer Shawna Willan

Shawna Willin
September 20, 2020

For BC SPCA’s 125th anniversary, we’re highlighting long-serving members of our community. We talked with volunteer Shawna Willan from the Vancouver BC SPCA location about her experience volunteering!  How long have you been involved with the BC SPCA? I started supporting in 1986. It was the first Paws for Cause. I walked in it; …

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BC SPCA announces winners of 2020 Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest

black bears
September 17, 2020

Amateur wildlife photographers in B.C. have once again made tough work for judges as the BC SPCA’s 12th annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest winners are announced. 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 Award was determined as a result of …

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BC SPCA is asking for help after two kittens fall from highrises

toast the kitten
September 11, 2020

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help two kittens who recently fell from two high-rise buildings and are currently in care under two of its locations. After falling off a fourth-floor balcony, little Jersey was brought to a veterinarian shortly afterwards by his family when it was discovered he couldn’t stand on his front …

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