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Helping your pets in an air quality advisory

…summer heat. When air quality advisories are issued, many of the same warnings for humans tend to apply for cats, dogs and other animals. This would include avoiding any vigorous…

What is kitten season?


Kitten season is the time of year when the most kittens come into SPCA care. Female cats go into heat when the days get longer and can have multiple litters…

What to do if you see a coyote

…contain animals indoors at night. Spay and neuter your pets. Coyotes are attracted to, and can mate with, unspayed or unneutered dogs. Unspayed female dogs in heat will attract male…

BC SPCA’s Maple Ridge facility turns green into gold

heating costs, rooftop rainwater collection for recycling, a light reflective roof membrane, and heat recovery built into the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. Dark light technology has even…

The business of cruelty – puppy mills

Langley 66 before and after photo of sheep dog

…and cats should not be bred at less than 18 months and should only be bred once in every two heat cycles. The maximum breeding age for female dogs ranges…

Blind as a bat? Top five bat myths busted!

…in their hair. “People give off heat and carbon dioxide, which attracts bugs,” explains Cant. “The bats are just attempting to eat these insects, so it only looks as though…