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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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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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Vancouver Island SPCA shelters rally to help 22 rabbits surrendered in Victoria

May 5, 2022

BC SPCA shelters on Vancouver Island are “hopping” on board to help 22 rabbits who were surrendered this week after their guardian was no longer able to care for them. “A member of the community came to us seeking help, and our staff have been working to ensure that all 22 bunnies receive the shelter, …

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BC SPCA seeks your help for 12 sixteen-year-old Himalayan cats

Himalayan cat coming out of cubby
April 29, 2022

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help 12 sixteen-year-old Himalayan cats who were brought to its Sea to Sky location. “Some of the cats are very emaciated,” says Krista Larson, manager, Sea to Sky BC SPCA. “They have skin infections due to the severe matting of their fur, fleas, ear mites and dental issues, …

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