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Win a page for your furry family member! Enter your pet in the BC SPCA’s 2024 Calendar Contest

January 29, 2024

Is there an animal who fills your heart with love? The annual BC SPCA Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, is back Jan. 30 and looking for 12 exceptional pets to star in its 2025 calendar. From Jan. 30 through Feb. 17 pet parents are invited to share their furry family member’s photo and …

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Wild ARC year-in-review – 2,132 animals treated in 2023

January 23, 2024

As we say goodbye to 2023, the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) is already preparing for this year’s busy season. Thanks to the dedication of staff, volunteers and our community, Wild ARC was able to care for 2,132 animals last year from 131 different species, each with their own unique diet, treatment …

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Exotic pets on the loose

January 23, 2024

What happens when someone can no longer keep their exotic pet? Unlike cats or dogs, exotic pets can’t be brought to just any animal shelter. Many shelters don’t have the facilities or expertise necessary to provide for their needs. Few rescue groups take in exotic animals, and those that do are often already at capacity. …

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BC SPCA seizes seven dogs from snowy, freezing conditions

January 19, 2024

The BC SPCA has seized seven dogs from a property in Cherryville: two four-year-old standard poodles, a five-year-old Australian shepherd, a four-year-old cocker spaniel and three five- month-old Australian shepherd poodle mix puppies. “A concerned citizen called our animal helpline about the living conditions of these dogs,” says Eileen Drever, senior protection officer and stakeholder …

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Severely injured dog cries for help on isolated stretch of highway

January 17, 2024

Honey, a two-year-old pit bull terrier mix, was seriously injured and laying on the side of Highway 16 in Fort St. James, unable to move. Thankfully, her cries for help were heard by a Good Samaritan who stopped their car to investigate and brought her to the BC SPCA’s North Cariboo animal centre in Prince …

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