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Young Mocha can run and play again with your support

Mocha the dog
July 23, 2019

The BC SPCA’s Burnaby Branch is seeking your help with medical costs for Mocha who needs surgery on both of her hind legs. Mocha came to the SPCA in excruciating pain. A veterinarian examined Mocha and found she had three to four bi-lateral medial patella luxations with mild concurrent hip dysplasia, moderate angulation and torsion …

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What do you picture when you hear about organic farm animals?

Piglet in straw
July 18, 2019

The Canadian Organic Standards outline minimum animal welfare expectations for Certified Organic farmers. The standards are being updated and everyone is able to submit their thoughts on the proposed changes before September 30, 2019. Read on to learn more, or click the button below to take action right away. Take action to improve organic standards …

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BC SPCA investigating case involving 9 cats found in storage bins

North Cariboo cats
July 16, 2019

The property manager who rescued nine cats found in storage bins outside a vacant residence in Prince George has filed an official complaint. Now, the BC SPCA’s special provincial constables will be investigating to determine who owned these cats and is responsible for this act of cruelty. Thank you to members of the public who …

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Help needed for Stallone, who was found injured on the side of the road

July 16, 2019

Stallone was found languishing on the side of the road by a Good Samaritan and it’s likely that he was hit by a car. A local veterinary clinic assessed him to find he had a fractured pelvis, a dislocated bone and a fractured bone in his left hind leg. Stallone is also anemic. Sadly no …

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Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA overwhelmed with animals needing medical care

July 12, 2019

The BC SPCA’s Alberni-Clayoquot Branch is seeking your help with medical costs for a kitten, cat and dog needing medical treatment. A cat named Luke Skywalker came into SPCA care with a badly injured tail that required an emergency amputation. Rina is a kitten who arrived with a damaged eye that had to be surgically …

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32 vulnerable pets vaccinated in wake of parvo outbreak

Charlie's free vet clinic
July 11, 2019

The BC SPCA ran an expanded vaccine clinic for pet guardians who are homeless or living in SROs after an outbreak of parvovirus claimed the lives of at least four dogs. The vaccines were offered through Charlie’s free vet clinic, which is held on the last Thursday of every month in Oppenheimer Park. “These clinics …

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With your support these abandoned kittens in Maple Ridge are thriving

Orphan kitten found in box curled up in blanket
July 9, 2019

The four kittens who were found by a Good Samaritan inside a closed box last month are thriving in their foster homes. The kittens have opened their eyes and their ears have unfolded. They are growing and exploring the world around them each day thanks to your support. How to help abandoned kittens in Maple …

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Cover Girl needs your love to get back on her paws

Cover Girl
July 8, 2019

The BC SPCA’s Victoria Branch is seeking your help with medical costs for a beautiful young dog named Cover Girl, who has undergone surgery for her severely broken leg. This one-and-a-half-year-old dog still retains her baby teeth and has developed extreme dental disease. She will need X-rays and another surgery to ensure she can eat …

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