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Requests for help continue to pour in as new fires burn

July 22, 2021

As British Columbia continues to battle raging wildfires, prompting a state of emergency to be declared this week, BC SPCA staff and volunteers are working to rescue animals from behind evacuation lines and to care for pets of displaced families through the SPCA’s free emergency boarding program. “This year, we’re seeing so many more requests …

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BC SPCA offers No Hot Pets Decals to help raise awareness of the dangers of leaving pets in hot vehicles

July 22, 2021

*Update: Thanks to everyone who signed up for their No Hot Pets Decal! They are no longer available at this time. The BC SPCA has launched a No Hot Pets campaign to remind British Columbians of the dangers of leaving their pets in a hot vehicle. “This summer, our animal protection officers have already responded …

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BC SPCA offers free summer camp for kids impacted by wildfires

July 21, 2021

The BC SPCA Humane Education team wants to make a tough summer a little bit better for families affected by the wildfires burning across the province. What makes everything better? Animals! For those children who are being impacted by evacuations and alerts in their home communities, the BC SPCA is offering free enrollment in their …

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The BC SPCA applauds the province’s decision to temporarily ban rodenticides

July 21, 2021

The BC SPCA applauds the province’s decision to temporarily ban the sale and use of anticoagulant second-generation rodenticides (SGARs) as the government plans to conduct a scientific review and increase efforts to promote alternatives. Effective July 21, 2021, the ban will be in place for 18 months and allow government to consult stakeholders and review …

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