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Kitten with severely injured eye found in forested area

October 13, 2023

Paris was just six weeks old when she was found wandering in a rural, forested area just outside of Victoria by a Good Samaritan. “This tiny kitten came in with a severe eye injury and possible infection and was immediately brought to a veterinarian,” says Emma Hamill, manager of the BC SPCA’s Victoria animal centre. …

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BC SPCA kenneling services with City of Cranbrook ended September 30

October 6, 2023

Since 2004, the BC SPCA has partnered with the City of Cranbrook to provide kenneling services for stray animals. These services are tied to the City’s Animal Control bylaws and are a municipally funded responsibility. This is separate from the core work of the BC SPCA which is funded almost entirely by donations. On average, …

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BC SPCA seizes nine dogs and two cats from individual with history of animal cruelty

October 4, 2023

In mid-September, the BC SPCA received a report from the RCMP regarding an individual in possession of animals possibly in distress who was squatting on Crown land in the Kootenays. This individual, who had several animals with them, was believed to have been charged with animal cruelty numerous times in the past.  An investigation was …

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Support the bill to end the live export of Canadian horses for slaughter

October 3, 2023

On September 19, Tim Louis, M.P., introduced Private Member’s Bill C-355 to the House of Commons to prohibit the export by air of horses from Canada for slaughter. Now, it is time to take the final steps to ban live horse export. Take action now More than 40,000 horses have been shipped out of Canada …

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