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Requests for help continue to pour in as new fires burn

July 22, 2021

As British Columbia continues to battle raging wildfires, prompting a state of emergency to be declared this week, BC SPCA staff and volunteers are working to rescue animals from behind evacuation lines and to care for pets of displaced families through the SPCA’s free emergency boarding program. “This year, we’re seeing so many more requests …

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BC SPCA offers free summer camp for kids impacted by wildfires

July 21, 2021

The BC SPCA Humane Education team wants to make a tough summer a little bit better for families affected by the wildfires burning across the province. What makes everything better? Animals! For those children who are being impacted by evacuations and alerts in their home communities, the BC SPCA is offering free enrollment in their …

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The BC SPCA applauds the province’s decision to temporarily ban rodenticides

July 21, 2021

UPDATE October 2022: Provincial government announces changes to permanently restrict certain rodenticides The Provincial government has recently announced permanent changes to Integrated Pest Management Regulation (IPMR), to significantly reduce second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) in B.C. New requirements will prohibit all public and most commercial uses of SGARs in B.C., with limited exemptions. READ MORE Original …

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BC SPCA seeks to reunite strays found during wildfires with their families

July 16, 2021

The BC SPCA is hoping to reunite stray animals who have come in during the wildfires to the Kamloops & District Community Animal Centre and the Animal Evacuation Centre with their owners. “We know their owners must be missing them and we would love to see them back together as soon as possible,” says Lorie …

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Generous supporters help SPCA reach animals during wildfires

July 16, 2021

As requests for help continue to pour in from families impacted by the wildfires, SPCA staff and volunteers are working hard to assist as many animals as possible. One recent call involved Stone, a 12-year-old mixed-breed dog, whose owners were on evacuation alert just outside of Lytton. “We got an urgent call to say their …

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