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BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest is back!

July 2, 2024

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 16th annual Wildlife-in- Focus photography contest running July 2 through 22. Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of owls, eagles, foxes, bees, whales, and other amazing creatures until July 22. You can enter as many times as you like and …

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BC SPCA’s Drive for Lives program transporting more animals than ever as number of animal surrenders in Northern B.C. increases

June 20, 2024

The BC SPCA’s Drive for Lives animal transfer program celebrates its 20th anniversary this year at a time when the need for the program has never been greater. “In 2022 we transported 4,029 animals throughout the province. In 2023 that number jumped to 4,879 and this year we are on track to move even more …

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The Gibsons Dogrunner recognized by the BC SPCA

AnimalKind dog trainer Krisztina Harasztosi with dog Csikasz by the water
June 17, 2024

Local dog training company The Gibsons Dogrunner has received BC SPCA AnimalKind accreditation, a recognition awarded to dog training companies that are committed to higher animal welfare. Krisztina Harasztosi, owner and trainer at The Gibsons Dogrunner, started volunteering and working at the Gibsons Wildlife Rehabilitation Center soon after moving to Canada from Hungary. Around the …

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BC SPCA and Arm & Hammer celebrate Adopt a Cat Month with a free care package for every cat adoption!

June 14, 2024

June is National Adopt a Cat Month. It is a time when “kitten season” reaches its peak with a traditionally larger number of feline births and the BC SPCA begins to see an increase in the number of kittens and cats surrendered to their care. To help ensure the BC SPCA can continue to take …

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