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Three kittens found abandoned in dumpster find forever homes! See them now!

December 22, 2022

They were tossed away like trash; left for dead in a dumpster in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Luckily, Good Samaritans heard their cries, found the box they were in, and brought the tiny, underweight kittens to the BC SPCA.   “They were so small when they came to us back in February,” says Jodi Dunlop, manager, …

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Petsecure Pet Insurance to match $3,500 in donations to help injured dog

December 20, 2022

Petsecure Pet Insurance is offering $3,500 in matching donations to help provide urgently needed care for Sinbad, an Australian cattle dog-Akbash mix who was found alone and injured in a wilderness area four hours outside of Prince George. He is currently being cared for at the SPCA’s North Cariboo location. “Sinbad was brought to us …

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BC SPCA caring for deaf and blind dog rescued after falling into ravine

December 15, 2022

The BC SPCA is hoping to make this Christmas a warm, happy one for Clifford, a deaf and blind stray, who came into the care of the SPCA’s Williams Lake location after being rescued from a ravine in 150 Mile House. The five-year-old Poodle-Australian shepherd mix was brought to the SPCA by a Good Samaritan …

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BC SPCA asks public to remove bird feeders due to avian influenza outbreak

Red-winged blackbird at a bird feeder
December 15, 2022

The rise of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in B.C. has yet to show any signs of slowing down. Positive cases have been confirmed in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior and North regions. This includes birds like great horned owls, bald eagles, great blue herons, ducks and geese, and even crows. During this fall …

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Neglected miniature poodles with horribly matted fur find forever homes. See the before and after!

December 15, 2022

Sasha and Cheyenne, two miniature poodles, were in deplorable condition when they arrived at the BC SPCA in June. Their fur was horribly matted and their nails were severely overgrown. It was obvious they hadn’t had any care in a very long time. “They were in very rough shape,” says Bonnie Pequin, manager of BC …