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BC Pet Registry donates 500 microchips to Helping Paws in Nanaimo

May 17, 2022

In 2015, the BC SPCA created the BC Pet Registry, Canada’s first centralized database to help reunite lost pets with the anxious guardians. Since then, more than 150,000 animals have been registered in the system. The Pet Registry is now helping low-income pet guardians in Nanaimo ensure their animals have proper pet identification. The Pet …

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Good things come in small packages: How to interact with small animals

May 12, 2022

People confident in their cat and dog handling abilities might find themselves feeling a little less self-assured around animals like rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, rats or mice. “When you’re interacting with small animals, it’s important to consider their needs and feelings, just like you would with a dog or a cat,” says Meghann Cant, …

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Popular BC SPCA 50/50 lottery back with pot up to $1,300,000

May 11, 2022

It’s a lucky day for animals thanks to the return of the BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need. The popular 50/50 is offering its biggest prize ever, a pot up to $1,300,000! “Last year the 50/50 sold out early and likely will again,” says Alina Wilson, BC SPCA senior officer, digital giving. “With tickets …

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Working for the safe future of pet services in B.C.

dog in crate-pet services standards
May 9, 2022

The public comment period is now closed. Thanks to the thousands of British Columbians who shared their feedback and are helping shape a safe future for the industry! UPDATE June 2023: Visit the BC SPCA AnimalKind website to see the voluntary AnimalKind Companion Animal Services Standards (PDF) and access the comprehensive resources for pet guardians …

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