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Severely emaciated puppies rescued near Ladysmith

February 29, 2012

Caution: news story below contains graphic images The BC SPCA rescued seven severely emaciated puppies and their badly neglected mother from a residence near Ladysmith on February 27.  The German shepherd-cross dogs, who were surrendered into BC SPCA custody by their owner, included the mother of the puppies, six 12-week-old puppies and one nine-month-old puppy …

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Sow confinement: When will it become a thing of the past?

February 29, 2012

Over the past half-century, restrictive gestation stall housing for pregnant sows has been the norm, but today there is growing concern for the welfare of sows in such systems. Many countries have responded by implementing bans on the use of gestation stalls in pig production. The response from consumers has been an increased demand for …

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Victoria resident charged with animal cruelty

January 13, 2012

A Victoria woman has been charged with three counts of animal cruelty under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act stemming from an incident in June, 2011, when she allegedly failed to seek life-saving veterinary care for her Great Dane after the dog gave birth to 11 puppies. Kristine Dudley-Danskin is …

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SPCA seeks public’s help in finding owner of dog abandoned at Christmas

December 26, 2011

Holly, as she has been named by SPCA staff, is recovering well from the surgery to remove the large tumour from her head and the treatments she received for the ulcer in her eye.  She has been bathed and groomed to remove the mattes from her fur and she is responding happily to all the …

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