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Tick-tock: No time like the present to check your pet for ticks

Husky dog walking off leash on a forest trail with a woman
April 10, 2021

As the Spring weather gets warmer, more and more people are enjoying walks and hikes with their pets. But BC SPCA senior manager of animal health, Dr. Emilia Gordon, cautions pet guardians that there may be some pesky parasites, such as ticks and fleas, lurking outdoors this time of year. “While not all ticks carry …

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Fun ways to exercise your dog for Canine Fitness Month

April 9, 2021

April is Canine Fitness Month. Too many delicious treats and a sedentary lifestyle can cause health problems for our dogs, including obesity, sore joints, difficulty breathing, in addition to having a higher risk for cancer, canine diabetes and other diseases. That’s why it’s so important to keep your dog healthy with regular exercise. Canine Fitness …

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BC SPCA removes 38 neglected dogs from Kamloops-area breeder

April 8, 2021

BC SPCA animal protection officers have removed 10 adult dogs and 28 puppies from a Kamloops-area property. The miniature dachshunds were living in substandard and filthy conditions, in cages and other areas with excessive feces, high levels of ammonia from urine and surrounded by injurious objects. The dogs are poorly socialized and very fearful. “This …

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Maisy and Joey: a new ‘tail’ for two pups from Princeton seizure

joey creulty rescue after
April 4, 2021

Last September BC SPCA animal protection officers executed a warrant and removed 97 animals from a Princeton property in the Interior, including 43 puppies, 24 adult and senior dogs, after receiving a complaint about animals in distress. “The animals were living in an extremely poor environment, with lack of shelter, unsanitary living conditions, overcrowding, poor …

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