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Cat missing for more than three years reunited with guardian in Ontario thanks to BC SPCA Facebook page

February 2, 2022

Former Kamloops resident Crystal Maclean was devastated when her beloved cat Ralph went missing in March 2018. Ralph, a striking orange tabby with a white chin, escaped from a friend’s house where he was being pet-sit for the weekend. Maclean put up lost posters, searched the surrounding neighbourhoods, reached out to mail carriers and to …

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Together, we helped a record number of animals in 2021!

January 31, 2022

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) assisted a record number of animals in need across the province in 2021. The non-profit organization provides a wide range of services for animals and pet guardians, and is the only animal welfare organization in B.C with the authority to investigate complaints …

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Burnaby dog trainer recognized with AnimalKind accreditation

January 21, 2022

The story of Julia Lomb, PhD, owner and trainer at Neighborhound Dog Training in Burnaby, has always involved animals. Lomb’s love and admiration for animals earned her a veterinary degree in Germany and, later, a PhD through the University of British Columbia’s Animal Welfare Program. Lomb’s interest in animal behaviour next led her to become …

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216 badly neglected beef cattle seized from Vancouver Island property

January 21, 2022

The BC SPCA has seized 216 head of neglected beef cattle, including approximately 80 weaned calves, from a Vancouver Island property after their owner failed to relieve the distress of the animals. “Our officers were on site on Jan. 19 and 20 and finally cleared the property at 9:45 p.m. last evening,” says Kaley Pugh, …

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