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Wild at heart – 135 species treated at Wild ARC in 2022

Barn owl perched on a cedar branch with wings spread out
January 18, 2023

As we say goodbye to 2022, the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) is already readying themselves for this year’s busy season. Thanks to the dedication of staff, volunteers, and our community, Wild ARC was able to care for 2,459 animals last year from 135 different species, each with their own unique diet, …

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BC SPCA animal protection officers rescue 15 starving dogs from Clearwater breeder

January 11, 2023

BC SPCA animal protection officers have seized 13 starving dogs from an individual in Clearwater who was breeding and selling Cane Corso puppies for profit during COVID. Two more emaciated adult dogs on the property were surrendered into BC SPCA custody the day before the seizure. “The condition of these animals was just horrific – …

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#BettyWhiteChallenge helps puppies like Golden Girl who was found unable to move

January 9, 2023

The #BettyWhiteChallenge is back by popular demand! The challenge runs through January 17, marking what would have been Betty’s 101st birthday and honours the actress’s lifelong dedication to animals. Funds raised help provide urgently needed care for puppies like English bulldog mix Golden Girl, named in Betty’s honour, who was found in Richmond unable to …

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BC SPCA animal protection officers remove 63 dogs from Mission property

January 5, 2023

BC SPCA animal protection officers have removed 63 neglected dogs from an individual in Mission who claimed to be operating a rescue organization.  The dogs, who were suffering from a range of medical and behavioural welfare concerns, were examined by veterinarians and are now being cared for at various SPCA locations.  The dogs taken from …

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