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Common pet allergies

April 16, 2021

Just like humans, your pet can suffer from allergies.    Pet allergies typically come in two forms – food allergies and environmental allergies, with the latter being more common. Because different types of pet allergies share similar symptoms, it’s best to seek advice from your veterinarian to determine what’s affecting your pet and the best treatment options.  Environmental allergies  Just like people, many pets do not react …

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BC SPCA urges supporters to speak out against proposed welfare rollbacks by mink industry

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April 16, 2021

UPDATE: The public comment period and the federal petition to end fur farming of all species across Canada are both closed. Thank you to everyone who spoke up for mink. Original story: January 26, 2021 The BC SPCA is urging its supporters to speak out against an attempt by the mink industry to roll back …

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New BC SPCA membership offers stronger voice than ever before to help animals

April 15, 2021

Do you want to help end animal suffering in B.C.?  The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) has launched a membership drive to attract animal lovers who want to make a difference for domestic, farm and wild animals in need.   The BC SPCA recently passed a bylaw introducing a new one-member, …

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BC SPCA’s Wild ARC is asking for donations as it readies for its busiest season

April 14, 2021

The BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) is nearing its busiest time of year when hundreds of babies will be brought through their doors. “As the only wildlife rehabilitation centre on southern Vancouver Island, we treat close to 3,000 animals a year and most of those animals arrive during the spring and summer …

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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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