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BC SPCA seizes 71 cats and kittens from Squamish-area property

October 5, 2021

The BC SPCA has seized 71 cats and kittens from two motorhomes on a rural property near Squamish. The animals were taken to a specialized BC SPCA facility for assessment and have now been moved to other locations for ongoing care. “The investigation involved a hoarding situation where the cats and kittens were being kept …

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Seven-month-old puppy needs your help after suffering broken jaw in dog attack

Help Daryl recover
October 1, 2021

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help little Daryl make a full recovery after he suffered painful injuries from a serious dog attack. The seven-month-old Shih Tzu-English Springer Spaniel cross suffered a broken jaw after being attacked by a larger dog and his owners surrendered the dog to the BC SPCA in Campbell River …

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From fearful to fearless – Toad the dog leapfrogs into his safety zone

Australian shepherd seating
September 29, 2021

Toad was a reactive yet friendly dog when AnimalKind trainer Jane Koopman of In Partnership Dog Training first met the two-year-old Australian Shepherd last May. His guardian, Tiffany, reached out after being referred to Koopman by a veterinary behaviorist. Tiffany felt that Toad was anxious when walking in her new neighborhood and wanted to address …

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New peer-reviewed study from BC SPCA finds no increase in cat relinquishment following ban on declawing

September 13, 2021

A new study conducted by the BC SPCA in collaboration with external researchers finds that a declaw ban does not lead to increased feline shelter intake or euthanasia. In 2018, the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia announced a ban on feline declawing, a decision hailed by animal welfare organizations. “For two decades the BC …

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