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B.C. veterinarian honoured for outstanding contributions to animals

Dr. Emilia Gordon
June 1, 2021

Dr. Emilia Wong Gordon, the BC SPCA’s senior manager of animal health, has been recognized by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association for her outstanding contributions to the welfare of animals. Dr. Gordon is the recipient of the CVMA’s 2021 Humane Award, which honours a Canadian veterinarian whose leadership and care has contributed significantly to the …

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BC SPCA’s Lock-In for Love virtual fundraiser returns

June 1, 2021

The BC SPCA is calling on animal lovers across British Columbia to join its annual Lock-In for Love fundraising event, taking place from June 1 to 24, to raise urgently need funds for abused, injured and homeless animals. For a second year in a row this essential fundraiser will take place virtually with fundraisers “locking-in” …

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Fernie dog trainer recognized with accreditation from the BC SPCA

May 26, 2021

Project K9 is the first dog training company in the Elk Valley region to receive BC SPCA AnimalKind accreditation, which recognizes companies committed to high animal welfare.   Katie Guille, owner and trainer at Project K9, knows the importance of the program for dog guardians, especially in B.C., where dog training is not regulated. Guille says, …

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Celebrate World Otter Day with these ‘otterly’ awesome otter facts

sea otter
May 26, 2021

British Columbia is home to two species of otters – river otters and sea otters. Sea otters spend their entire lives in the ocean. They mate, sleep, groom, hunt, and give birth in the water. River otters are often confused for sea otters when they’re spotted in or near the ocean, but river otters are …

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BC SPCA seizes 24 animals, including 17 neglected puppies, from Interior breeder

May 25, 2021

Sixteen neglected Pomeranian and Yorkshire terrier-cross puppies and one three-month-old Labrador retriever are in the care of the BC SPCA this week after SPCA constables executed a warrant on a property near Kamloops, B.C. The puppies, all under a year old, were seized due to unsanitary living conditions, overcrowding and lack of ventilation. SPCA officers …

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