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BC SPCA offers 50% off adoption fees to celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet-Day

April 25, 2024

April 30 is Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet-Day and to celebrate, the BC SPCA is offering 50 per cent off adoption fees from Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, May 5 at all its locations, proudly sponsored by our friends at Hill’s Pet Nutrition. BC SPCA animal centres will also be hosting open houses on Saturday, April 27. “The open …

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Emaciated dachshund found trapped in carrier rescued by Good Samaritan

April 24, 2024

The starved dachshund was found by a Good Samaritan who was driving his truck to get to mountain bike trails off Postil Road in Kelowna. As he was unloading his bike from his truck, he noticed a light reflecting off something down the embankment. He went to check it out and noticed a pet carrier. …

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Share your thoughts on beef cattle welfare in just three minutes

A group of cattle looks up towards the camera from inside a crowded indoor feedlot. The animals are confined here until sent to slaughter. Saint-Isidore, Quebec, Canada, 2022. Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media
April 22, 2024

New rules are being developed for cattle raised for beef in Canada – what key issues for beef cattle should be the focus? Every year, over 10 million cattle are raised for beef production in Canada. For the first time since 2013, the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle (the …

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