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Geiger is the sole survivor of a recent at-home neutering attempt in Vancouver. On Nov. 24, 2020, the BC SPCA issued a plea for pet owners to not attempt these surgeries themselves. (BC SPCA handout photo)

1 cat dies, his brother injured after at-home neutering attempt in Vancouver

Don’t neuter your cats at home, BC SPCA pleads

 

Daisy the llama is surprisingly ‘mild-tempered’ despite bring in pain from an untreated abscess. She was taken in by Kensington Prairie Farm in Aldergrove, which has launched an online fundraiser to pay for her surgery. (Kensington Prairie Farm/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Campaign to help ailing Daisy the llama launched by B.C. farm

She is surprisingly ‘mild-tempered’ despite being in pain

 

Chloé MacBeth, Chilliwack SPCA branch manager, gives treats and toys to some of the 11 dogs in quarantine at the shelter on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Why some BC SPCA branches currently have no animals available for adoption

When BC SPCA deals with large-scale intakes, adoptable pets get moved to make room for vulnerable ones

 

A mother dog who was beaten and force-fed drugs and alcohol is now safely in the care of a foster home alongside her 10 puppies after being rescued by the BC SPCA in northern B.C., the animal welfare organization announced on Oct. 7, 2020. (BC SPCA handout)

Mother dog, 10 puppies seized by BC SPCA after being beaten, force-fed drugs and alcohol

All 10 puppies, estimated to be two weeks old, and the mother dog are doing well

A mother dog who was beaten and force-fed drugs and alcohol is now safely in the care of a foster home alongside her 10 puppies after being rescued by the BC SPCA in northern B.C., the animal welfare organization announced on Oct. 7, 2020. (BC SPCA handout)
One of the puppies seized from a Princeton farm by the BC SPCA. Image: BC SPCA

Costs climb to more than $100K for BC SPCA to care for animals in B.C. farm seizure

Eight puppies, of the 97 animals seized have now died from parvovirus enteritis

One of the puppies seized from a Princeton farm by the BC SPCA. Image: BC SPCA
The animals were living in an extremely poor environment, according to the BC SPCA. Photo BC SPCA.

6 puppies rescued in mass seizure on Princeton farm die from illness: BC SPCA

Of the 97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized, most of the puppies suffered from parvo

The animals were living in an extremely poor environment, according to the BC SPCA. Photo BC SPCA.
The animals were living in an extremely poor environment, according to the BC SPCA. Photo SPCA.

97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized from farm in Princeton

RCMP assisted as BC SPCA executed search warrant

The animals were living in an extremely poor environment, according to the BC SPCA. Photo SPCA.
(Black Press Media file photo)

From hamsters to horses, BC SPCA celebrates 125 years of protecting animals

BC SPCA wants to thank their supporters for transforming the lives of neglected, injured and abused animals

(Black Press Media file photo)
Photo by BC SPCA Wildlife-in-Focus 2020 winner Thomas Haslinger (Backyard Habitats category). (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

Cheeky chipmunk and curious cub are top pics in photo contest

BC SPCA Wildlife-in-Focus photo contest produces wonderful works

Photo by BC SPCA Wildlife-in-Focus 2020 winner Thomas Haslinger (Backyard Habitats category). (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)

Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises

BC SPCA starts fundraising for kittens in Victoria and Vancouver

Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)
Protestors gathered at the Abbotsford BC SPCA branch on Sept. 3 following the court appearance of the four people accused related to activities at Excelsior Hog Farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

SPCA responds to claims from accused in Excelsior Hog Farm case

Marcie Moriarty of the BC SPCA states that protestors should not be blaming her organization

Protestors gathered at the Abbotsford BC SPCA branch on Sept. 3 following the court appearance of the four people accused related to activities at Excelsior Hog Farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Tika, a Dalmatian originally rescued from a south Cloverdale puppy mill in 2015, sits in front of Buckingham Palace in London. (Stephanie Goldberg photo)

Dalmatian-beagle cross rescued from B.C. property now doing ‘amazing’ in London

Tika was one of 57 animals rescued from ‘disgusting display of neglect’ in 2015

Tika, a Dalmatian originally rescued from a south Cloverdale puppy mill in 2015, sits in front of Buckingham Palace in London. (Stephanie Goldberg photo)
Saying goodbye to a pet companion is difficult, but there are ways to help ease the pain. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Coping with grief after losing a four-legged friend

Knowing when it’s time to say goodbye can be a difficult decision

  • Sep 2, 2020
Saying goodbye to a pet companion is difficult, but there are ways to help ease the pain. (Photo credit: Stock image)
B.C. man pleads guilty to beating blind, partially deaf dog

B.C. man pleads guilty to beating blind, partially deaf dog

Dog was adopted into a ‘wonderful home’ after the attack

B.C. man pleads guilty to beating blind, partially deaf dog
Abused dog rescued on Vancouver Island is now a happy hound

Abused dog rescued on Vancouver Island is now a happy hound

Adopted owner grateful for staff at WAVE

Abused dog rescued on Vancouver Island is now a happy hound
The BC SPCA’s annual summer camps have gone online for 2020. (Submitted/ The Progress)

Learning about animals goes online with BC SPCA’s summer camps for kids

Kids can learn to speak ‘cat’ and more in SPCA’s weekly online summer sessions

The BC SPCA’s annual summer camps have gone online for 2020. (Submitted/ The Progress)
A BC SPCA constable removes an overheated dog from a vehicle, date unknown. Leaving pets inside vehicles during summer is never a good idea. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

BC SPCA encourages people to take No Hot Pets pledge this summer

Nearly 1,000 calls received each year in B.C. to rescue animals left in hot cars

A BC SPCA constable removes an overheated dog from a vehicle, date unknown. Leaving pets inside vehicles during summer is never a good idea. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
“Poetry in Motion” by Carla Hunt is currently topping the leaderboard in this year’s Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. You can submit photos and vote on your favourites until July 31. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

Photo contest puts B.C.’s spectacular, varied wildlife in focus

Submit your photos or vote on your favourites in annual BC SPCA contest until July 31

“Poetry in Motion” by Carla Hunt is currently topping the leaderboard in this year’s Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. You can submit photos and vote on your favourites until July 31. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Kittens surrendered to the Gwaii Animal Helpline are pictured in this submitted photo. (Leila Riddall/Submitted photo)

‘Increasingly centralized approach’ leads Haida Gwaii SPCA council members to resign

Former BC SPCA members say proposals currently under consultation do not favour small communities

Kittens surrendered to the Gwaii Animal Helpline are pictured in this submitted photo. (Leila Riddall/Submitted photo)
BC SPCA member seen in an undated photo. (BC SPCA photo)

BC SPCA investigating after miniature horse found mutilated in Quesnel

Anyone with information is asked to call the BC SPCA Call Centre

BC SPCA member seen in an undated photo. (BC SPCA photo)