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Animal cruelty charges recommended against Mountain View Conservation Centre

February 8, 2010

The BC SPCA will be recommending charges of animal cruelty against Mountain View Conservation Centre following a six-week investigation into the care of giraffes at the Fort Langley facility.   Marcie Moriarty, head of the BC SPCA’s Cruelty Investigations Department, said the SPCA is waiting for necropsy results and will submit its recommendation to Crown counsel …

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Animal cruelty officers seek help in solving bizarre case in Dawson Creek

January 26, 2010

(Warning: Graphic photo below. Discretion is advised.) BC SPCA animal cruelty investigators are seeking the public’s help in solving a disturbing case in Dawson Creek. “It’s a bizarre and very upsetting case where an individual woke up on Jan. 15 to find a large block of ice on his lawn,” explains Marcie Moriarty, general manager …

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Golden retriever puppies seized in Chilliwack cruelty investigation

January 18, 2010

An emaciated golden retriever and her 11 puppies are now safe in BC SPCA custody following a cruelty investigation earlier this week.  The nursing mother, whose ribs protrude through her thin coat, is under veterinary care, and the four-week-old puppies are also receiving care for nutritional issues. “It is such a sad case because it …

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