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SPCA offers variety of programs to help Surrey animals and their guardians

June 14, 2021

As B.C. communities begin to move forward from COVID challenges, the BC SPCA in Surrey is continuing to reach out to those who need a little extra support in caring for their pets.  “This has been a tough time for so many people and we know that many pet guardians are still struggling to ensure …

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CFIA launches new dog importation requirements

June 13, 2021

The BC SPCA is cautiously optimistic about steps taken by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to better regulate commercial shipments of puppies entering the country. The issue received national attention last summer after a flight from Ukraine carrying several hundred dogs, all destined for sale, arrived in Toronto. Upon inspection, officials found that 38 …

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BC SPCA Wild ARC has a new drop-off location for wildlife in need

June 10, 2021

The BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) will have a new day-time drop-off location for injured and orphaned wild animals in need of care, effective July 1, 2021. For the past 15 years, Wild ARC has been very fortunate to have the help of VCA Canada’s Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital (CVVH) who have …

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BC SPCA receives grant from Prince George Community Foundation to expand pet food bank outreach

June 7, 2021

The BC SPCA Prince George Community Animal Centre has received a grant from the Prince George Community Foundation to expand its pet food bank outreach efforts in order to ensure no pets in the community go hungry. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the BC SPCA in Prince George has increased their outreach services and partnerships. …

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End of an era: how to prepare your dog for your return to work

June 4, 2021

Being at home during the pandemic might have had its fair share of challenges, but one of the perks for pet guardians was having the opportunity to spend more time with your pooch. You no doubt relished your time together, enjoying some extra playtime and cuddles in between Zoom meetings and work assignments. Dogs and humans are already known to form close bonds. …

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