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BC SPCA animal care centres dealing with post-COVID influx of dogs

February 7, 2023

A recent intake of 21 healthy golden retrievers, including 17 puppies, is the latest in an influx of dogs coming into BC SPCA locations in recent months. “The BC SPCA is dealing with a record number of large-scale intakes of dogs and puppies, as individuals who set up breeding operations during COVID are closing down …

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Emaciated mom found chained to wall gives birth to seven healthy puppies!

February 4, 2023

BC SPCA animal protection officers found her in a freezing cold basement with no heat or insulation, chained to a wall. The Australian shepherd was emaciated and very pregnant. “This poor mom was in an area of the basement that had been separated by plywood and fencing,” says Eileen Drever, senior officer, protection and stakeholder …

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Need for BC SPCA services for animals in need grew in 2022

February 3, 2023

The BC SPCA helped nearly 9,000 more animals through community-based pet food banks in 2022, as part of the Society’s expanded outreach efforts to help B.C. pet guardians in need. In total, the BC SPCA helped 118,679 animals last year through direct care and community outreach programs. “We definitely saw an increased need for support …

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