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4 steps to pet-proof your holiday tree this season

Cat in tree
December 13, 2019

Trees decorated with bright lights and ornaments are key part of many holiday celebrations. It’s important to protect pets from any holiday hazards and make sure everyone enjoys this annual tradition. These four tips can help pet guardians keep their furry friends safe from any accidents involving the tree. Consider an artificial tree Real trees …

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4 dogs surrendered to the SPCA from backyard breeder in Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge shepherds
December 12, 2019

The BC SPCA is providing care to four neglected shepherd breed dogs, who were surrendered from a backyard breeder and are looking for their forever homes for the holidays. These neglected dogs had been living in their own feces and urine among hazardous debris and garbage on a property in Maple Ridge. “This time of …

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Considering giving a pet as a gift? Make sure they want the animal you give

December 9, 2019

Giving a pet as a present may seem like a great idea this holiday season, but it’s important to make sure the person receiving the gift is ready for, and wants, the pet you plan to give. “It’s really important to make sure the person has the time for them, and to make sure the …

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A new life for a neglected horse seized in an SPCA cruelty investigation

Mia
December 9, 2019

Last December, when SPCA constables seized 27 badly neglected horses from a Langley property, they knew the animals would need a lot of help to overcome the suffering they had endured. They also soon discovered that one of the horses named Mia was pregnant. Months after coming into care, Mia delivered a beautiful foal named …

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