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Spud, located in Maple Ridge, is just one of the pets in BC SPCA care looking for a forever home. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

BC SPCA offers adoption special to make space for displaced pets

Half-price adoptions through Dec. 8 give deserving animals the chance to find a forever home

 

Spud is a senior who is available for adoption from the Maple Ridge BC SPCA. (BC SPCA)

Animal adoptions offered half-off to help B.C.’s displaced pets: SPCA

Organization looks to make room to house animals displaced by flooding, promotion ends Dec. 8

 

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Emergency boarding, hotline launched for animals evacuated in B.C. floods

BC SPCA urging pet owners to be prepared for an emergency

 

BC SPCA calling for federal protection of animals from fireworks. (Cory Carruthers file photo)

BC SPCA urges federal protection of animals from fireworks

Fireworks can cause death, injury, and stress to animals, petition points out

BC SPCA calling for federal protection of animals from fireworks. (Cory Carruthers file photo)
Dairy cows feed in a barn on a farm in eastern Ontario on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Abbotsford dairy farm has licence suspended amid allegations of animal abuse

BC SPCA is conducting an investigation after receiving video footage of ‘very serious instances’

Dairy cows feed in a barn on a farm in eastern Ontario on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The B.C. SPCA is offering 50 per cent off adoption fees from Sept. 27 to Oct. 6, 2021. (BCSPCA)

SPCA offers 50% off pet adoptions until Oct. 6 to free up space in busy shelters

Discount applies to dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits and small animals, as well as for farm animals

The B.C. SPCA is offering 50 per cent off adoption fees from Sept. 27 to Oct. 6, 2021. (BCSPCA)
Pig farm in Sweden. Photo by: Clément Martz

The history behind the National Farm Animal Care Council and how it impacts B.C.

Primary function of the NFACC is development of codes of practice for how farm animals should be treated

  • Sep 6, 2021
Pig farm in Sweden. Photo by: Clément Martz
Woike family photograph (supplied image).

Capacity a concern but commitment unwavering to protecting livestock: BC SPCA

BC SPCA’s strategy for improving the lives of farm animals is to work with the animal agriculture industry

  • Aug 16, 2021
Woike family photograph (supplied image).
Most reports of the cough have come from the Kamloops region (BC SPCA)

BC SPCA warns dog owners of contagious cough

There are 24 confirmed cases of this highly transmissible sickness

Most reports of the cough have come from the Kamloops region (BC SPCA)
BC SPCA special constables seizing kitten/ dog. (supplied image)

Amid suspicions over animal welfare, BC SPCA points to gaps in accountability

For 126 years, the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has worked to protect the province’s creatures

  • Aug 4, 2021
BC SPCA special constables seizing kitten/ dog. (supplied image)
Seven-year-old Tonnerre is recovering from burns sustained in a South Okanagan wildfire. (BC SPCA image)

Dog survives burns from South Okanagan wildfire

Seven-year-old Tonnerre was missing for four days after getting spooked by the blaze

Seven-year-old Tonnerre is recovering from burns sustained in a South Okanagan wildfire. (BC SPCA image)
Two officers with a dog who was found after the Lytton fire. (Contributed/BC SPCA)

Help pets evacuated from B.C. wildfires by adopting animals from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA is looking to make room in its shelters to accommodate evacuated pets

Two officers with a dog who was found after the Lytton fire. (Contributed/BC SPCA)
A Bylaw officer looks onto the girl guides cabin in Quesnel. The cabin caught fire, forcing an evacuation of the Quesnel BCSPCA shelter. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel SPCA evacuated due to nearby structure fire

Animals were sent to other shelters after an unoccupied girl guides cabin caught fire on July 20

A Bylaw officer looks onto the girl guides cabin in Quesnel. The cabin caught fire, forcing an evacuation of the Quesnel BCSPCA shelter. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Who’s a good boy then? Your dog is, and he’ll feel a lot better if you leave him at home during hot weather. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

BC SPCA responds to more than 600 calls for animals in distress during heat wave

The BC SPCA is asking pet owners to leave their animals at home this summer

Who’s a good boy then? Your dog is, and he’ll feel a lot better if you leave him at home during hot weather. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
BC SPCA ‘Camp@Home’ kids’ camps are running online throughout the summer for kids all over the province. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

BC SPCA kids camps promise doggone good fun all summer long

A variety of camps run through the end of August for kids aged five to 16

BC SPCA ‘Camp@Home’ kids’ camps are running online throughout the summer for kids all over the province. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
’Scritch Scratch’ by Joanne Jonas-McRae is one of the entries in this years’s BC SPCA Wildlife-in-Focus contest, and members of the public are invited to vote on their favourite pictures. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

Give it your best shot for Wildlife-in-Focus photo contest

Amateur shutterbugs have until July 26 to send in their best pictures of BC wildlife

’Scritch Scratch’ by Joanne Jonas-McRae is one of the entries in this years’s BC SPCA Wildlife-in-Focus contest, and members of the public are invited to vote on their favourite pictures. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Gator, who was abandoned at a doggy daycare, after having four kilograms of matted fur cut off. (BC SPCA)

Dog found at abandoned B.C. doggy daycare too weak to walk, needs weeks to recover: SPCA

Gator’s care will cost around $6,000, BC SPCA says

Gator, who was abandoned at a doggy daycare, after having four kilograms of matted fur cut off. (BC SPCA)
BC SPCA personnel with an animal rescued from Lytton on July 8. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

BC SPCA rescues 41 animals after gaining access to Lytton

Rescued pets and livestock being taken to Kamloops for care

BC SPCA personnel with an animal rescued from Lytton on July 8. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Who’s a good boy then? Your dog is, and he’ll feel a lot better if you leave him at home during hot weather. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

In the dog days of summer, a vehicle is no place for pets

When the mercury soars, your pet will be happier and safer at home

Who’s a good boy then? Your dog is, and he’ll feel a lot better if you leave him at home during hot weather. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)

Do you have a hot dog? Certain breeds more vulnerable to heat, BC SPCA says

Animal advocacy group tells which breeds are more at risk, how owners can keep them safe

Whether they’re flat-faced or extra furry, some dogs feel the heat more than others, making them more susceptible to warm-weather-related illnesses and injuries. (Black Press Media File photo)