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BC SPCA ready to help pet guardians as flood risk continues

June 20, 2022

As regions across B.C. continue to see rising lake and river levels, the BC SPCA is reaching out to offer support for pet guardians. “We want to remind people that the BC SPCA is here to help if an emergency does occur,” says Tracy Westmoreland, senior director, provincial animal care services for the BC SPCA. …

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BC SPCA seizes 123 neglected animals from trailer in Fort St. James

June 14, 2022

The BC SPCA has seized 120 cats and three small dogs from a property in Fort St. James. The animals, many of whom were emaciated and suffering from upper respiratory infections, extreme flea infestations, urine scald, eye infections, dental issues, ear mites and wounds, were being kept in filthy and unsafe conditions in a trailer. …

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Nanaimo Pet Services recognized by the BC SPCA

June 8, 2022

Nanaimo Pet Services has been recognized by the BC SPCA with its AnimalKind accreditation for the company’s science-based, humane approach to dog training. Talia Reimer Tiongson, who acquired Nanaimo Pet Services two years ago, says she and her team – trainers Stephanie Champagne and Odessa Kasprowicz – work with pets and their guardians using reward-based …

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Speak out to prevent animal suffering at new rodeo proposed for Lower Mainland

Rodeo horse in saddle bronc riding event
June 8, 2022

Update: Over 4,500 people signed the pledge to speak out against a new rodeo in the Township of Langley. This pledge demonstrates that rodeo does not align with the values of many British Columbians. In June, we submitted a letter to the Mayor and Council of the Township of Langley also expressing our concerns with …

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