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Two emaciated dog moms and their 18 puppies rescued from property in Chase, B.C.

November 22, 2023

The BC SPCA has taken into care two emaciated female American bulldog, Labrador retriever mix dogs and their 18 puppies, nine in each litter, from a property in Chase, B.C. “The dogs received very little, if any food,” says Eileen Drever, senior officer, protection and stakeholder relations for the BC SPCA. “It appears the owner …

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Cat gets a second chance thanks to AnimalKind trainer

Cat Layne belly up on the floor
November 21, 2023

By the time he was first surrendered into BC SPCA care, 5-year-old Layne was troubled. Although friendly with other cats, he had lived confined in a room for most of his life with minimal socialization with people. As a result, he was fearful of people and couldn’t fully trust them, including the staff and volunteers …

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Update: 30 Dachshunds rescued from terrible conditions

November 20, 2023

In late September, 30 Dachshunds were rescued from breeders in the Okanagan where the dogs were being kept in terrible conditions. Three of the dachshunds were pregnant at the time they came into the BC SPCA’s care. Staff and volunteers welcomed a total of 11 pups into the world from these three loving moms! The …

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New complaint of alleged animal cruelty on Excelsior hog farm received by BC SPCA

November 16, 2023

On November 16, the BC SPCA received a letter by email from Animal Justice stating the organization had received anonymous video footage back in August which was allegedly filmed on the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford between April and June 2023. In the letter to the BC SPCA, Animal Justice summarizes parts of the raw …

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