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Number of puppies in BC SPCA care continues to rise in 2023

April 5, 2023

The BC SPCA has seen a marked increase in the number of puppies surrendered to its care this year. “We have had almost 350 puppies come into care so far, compared to 200 at this time last year,” says Eileen Drever, the BC SPCA’s senior officer for protection and stakeholder relations. Most recently, a breeder …

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Update on 15 starving dogs rescued from Clearwater breeder

April 1, 2023

It was a devastating story. These were some of the most emaciated dogs that the animal protection officers who rescued them and the veterinarians who treated them had ever seen. In January, BC SPCA animal protection officers seized 13 starving dogs from an individual in Clearwater who was breeding and selling presa canario dogs for …

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Celebrate National Pet ID Week with these amazing lost and found ‘tails’

April 1, 2023

National Pet ID Week is April 17-23. Without permanent identification, it is nearly impossible to identify lost animals and reunite them with their families. Approximately 95% of cats and 30% of dogs cannot be traced to their guardian with thousands of stray animals taken to Canadian shelters annually. This week serves as a great opportunity …

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