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BC SPCA warns of unusual outbreaks of kennel cough in B.C. dog population

August 5, 2021

The BC SPCA is warning dog guardians to be aware of what appears to be an unusual strain of kennel cough showing up in the dog population in B.C. “We first started seeing cases in dogs coming into our facilities in July and began hearing of similar cases in the community, particularly in the Kamloops …

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The BC SPCA offers some helpful tips after several indoor cats have escaped

Curious wide eyed grey cat wearing collar with id looking into camera
August 4, 2021

The BC SPCA is issuing a warning and offering up some helpful tips after several indoor cats have escaped from homes during the summer months.  Additionally, cat guardians in high rise buildings need to be on alert to safeguard their pets after a number of cats have suffered injury or death after falling from balconies. …

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Comox Valley becoming a hub for humane dog training

August 3, 2021

With access to three BC SPCA AnimalKind accredited dog training companies, residents in the valley can now benefit from more humane training options to train their dogs. Comox Valley’s Go Dog Go! and Wild at Heart are the latest companies to receive AnimalKind accreditation. The BC SPCA created the AnimalKind program to provide information to …

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BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need announces $1,000,000 50/50 jackpot

August 3, 2021

The popular BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need is back with a massive total prize pot of up to $1,000,000! Buying a 50/50 ticket will not only give you the chance to take home up to $500,000 but will also change the lives of B.C.’s abused, neglected, under-served and injured animals. The last three …

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Dog on the road to recovery after suffering burns from wildfires

wildfire dog burn victim - Tonnerre
July 29, 2021

On July 22, BC SPCA special constable Alex Jay was assisting at Charlie’s Pet Food Bank, a weekly SPCA outreach program for pet guardians in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, when a man came in, desperately seeking help for his seven-year-old dog who had been burned in the Okanagan wildfires. The man had been working as a …

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