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BC SPCA responds to pet guardians impacted by B.C. flooding

November 18, 2021

The BC SPCA is providing pet guardians who were evacuated due to the flooding in Abbotsford pet food, crates, leashes, harnesses and other urgent supplies at the ESS Reception Centre at Tradex. “People can simply come to our table and pick-up whatever they need,” says Sarah Ringer-Vennard, Abbotsford BC SPCA Branch Manager. “If we don’t …

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Emergency pet preparedness is key when seconds count

November 12, 2021

The BC SPCA is encouraging pet guardians to plan for their furry family members in the event of an emergency, such as wildfires, a flood or an earthquake. Download our Emergency Checklist » “People don’t necessarily think about their pet in an emergency situation until it’s too late,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications …

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BC SPCA investigates allegations of abuse on dairy farm; speaks out against government/industry inaction

October 28, 2021

The BC SPCA is conducting an investigation into allegations of animal cruelty at a Fraser Valley dairy farm. “Last week we received video footage that appears to be depicting very serious instances of animal abuse on this farm,” says Marcie Moriarty, the BC SPCA’s chief prevention and enforcement officer. “We immediately attended the farm on …

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Retired RN from Union Bay becomes a BC SPCA-accredited dog trainer

October 28, 2021

In 2018, after decades of nursing, Lisadawn Shackleford’s passion for dogs led her to found Country Canine Care while still working part-time as a critical care RN. Fast forward to today, now retired from nursing, Shackleford is dedicated full-time to running Country Canine Care and providing humane, science-based dog training services. Her company has now …

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