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Thank you to everyone who donated to the BC SPCA in honour of Betty White

January 16, 2022

The outpouring of love for Betty White raised more than $400,000 in donations to the BC SPCA in her honour. Thank you to everyone who gave so generously to animals in Betty White’s memory (#bettywhitechallenge) leading up to and on January 17, what would have been her 100th birthday. “We have never seen anything like …

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National animal welfare award supports Canadian veterinarians in new era of online professional development

Laurie McDuffee
January 14, 2022

The past years have brought about many changes for conferences and professional development in the animal welfare sector, as online learning and meetings have now become the norm. With many in-person conferences being cancelled or going virtual since March 2020, the annual Dr. Carol Morgan Memorial Award (CMMA) also pivoted to enable veterinarians to attend …

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Sunshine Coast BC SPCA expands outreach services with spay/neuter program

January 13, 2022

The BC SPCA on the Sunshine Coast is launching a new low-income spay/neuter program. Made possible with funding from the Sunshine Coast Foundation, the program will help vulnerable pet owners in the community. “Throughout the pandemic we have seen an increased need for support in the community that we are now able to address,” says …

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Adorable puppies found living in deplorable conditions need your help

January 10, 2022

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help two puppies who, along with their five siblings, were part of an emergency intake after being found living in deplorable conditions. “The puppies were discovered in a trailer running loose with no visible food or water,” says Jodi Dunlop, manager BC SPCA Vancouver. “When they arrived they …

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Fireworks petition closed – thank you for your support!

January 7, 2022

Update: The federal fireworks petition has now closed. More than 14,000 Canadians voiced their concern about the dangers of fireworks. Thank you to everyone who spoke up for pets, farm animals and wildlife! Read the government’s official response. Original story: January 7, 2022 The BC SPCA continues our fight to ban fireworks in 2022. Consumer …

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