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Plant-based eating: your choices make a difference

Array of plant-based food options.
January 3, 2023

Approximately 82% of Canadians report that they are omnivores, eating both plant- and animal-based foods. In recent years though, an increasing number of Canadians are shifting their eating habits to include more plant-based foods in their diet. Concerns about animal welfare, human health, environmental impacts, and the rising cost of food are major factors contributing …

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Nine kittens abandoned at construction site in freezing cold

December 30, 2022

They were found at a construction site in Vancouver in the freezing cold. Nine kittens ranging in age from 12 weeks to four months old, abandoned in two boxes taped shut. “The temperatures were bitterly cold when these kittens were left at a construction site with nothing but a cardboard box for protection,” says Jodi …

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BC SPCA seizes neglected Golden retriever puppies being kept in freezing temperatures

Golden retriever puppy under blanket
December 22, 2022

The BC SPCA seized two adult Golden retrievers and six puppies, along with a pregnant Australian shepherd, from a property in the North Okanagan on Dec. 21. The dogs were being kept in substandard conditions and exposed to freezing temperatures. “When our animal protection officers arrived in response to a complaint, they found dogs and …

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Three kittens found abandoned in dumpster find forever homes! See them now!

December 22, 2022

They were tossed away like trash; left for dead in a dumpster in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Luckily, Good Samaritans heard their cries, found the box they were in, and brought the tiny, underweight kittens to the BC SPCA.   “They were so small when they came to us back in February,” says Jodi Dunlop, manager, …

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