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The BC SPCA is praising the City of Victoria for new bylaw amendments surrounding animal wellness. Pixelbay

BC SPCA praises City of Victoria for bylaw amendments

Changes to tethering time and animal count limits are in line with organization’s beliefs

 

Dog dies after being left in hot car in Langford

Dog dies after being left in hot car in Langford

Attempts to resuscitate the animal were unsuccessful

  • Jul 24, 2018

 

An orphaned beaver has been released back into the wild after two years in care at the B.C. SPCA Wild Rehabilitation Centre in Metchosin.                                 (B.C. SPCA Wild Rehabilitation                                 Centre photo)

Wild ARC in Metchosin releases beaver into the wild

Female beaver finds new home in Dawson Creek

  • Jul 8, 2018

 

Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford

Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford

Incident occurred in the 3000-block of Pickford Road on Tuesday

Two men sought after dumping injured cat out of a car window in Langford
A great horned owl arrived at the B.C. SPCA’s Wild ARC facility in Metchosin in rough shape but she is recovering. (Photo courtesy of Wild ARC)

Great horned owl recovering from injuries in Metchosin

B.C. SPCA asks for public’s help in funding care

A great horned owl arrived at the B.C. SPCA’s Wild ARC facility in Metchosin in rough shape but she is recovering. (Photo courtesy of Wild ARC)
The identification of working horses in downtown Victoria is one of the changes to the City of Victoria’s animal control bylaws being proposed by the BC SPCA. News file photo

BC SPCA proposes fines for animal mistreatment, reduction in commercial trade

Animal welfare group’s ideas brought to Victoria councillors

  • Feb 22, 2018
The identification of working horses in downtown Victoria is one of the changes to the City of Victoria’s animal control bylaws being proposed by the BC SPCA. News file photo
Horse-drawn trolleys carry holiday passengers downtown on a recent weekend. This trolley was followed by activists protesting the treatment of carriage horses, a matter which may be covered in a proposed City bylaw.                                 (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Carriage horse safety in proposed animal care bylaw for Victoria

Regulated protection for working animals, pets being considered for City

Horse-drawn trolleys carry holiday passengers downtown on a recent weekend. This trolley was followed by activists protesting the treatment of carriage horses, a matter which may be covered in a proposed City bylaw.                                 (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)

Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)
Hogarth, a seven-year-old shih tzu brought in to the B.C. SPCA shelter in Victoria, needs major dental surgery to eat properly and had to have his right front leg amputated due to necropsy. The SPCA is asking for public donations to help this dog and other animals in need of medical care. Photo courtesy BC SPCA

Dog in sad shape prompts call for donations to Victoria SPCA

Shih tzu needs rotting front leg amputated, major dental work done

Hogarth, a seven-year-old shih tzu brought in to the B.C. SPCA shelter in Victoria, needs major dental surgery to eat properly and had to have his right front leg amputated due to necropsy. The SPCA is asking for public donations to help this dog and other animals in need of medical care. Photo courtesy BC SPCA
The BC SPCA has responded to close to 600 calls of pets rocked in hot cars in 2017. (Pexels)

BC SPCA called to 600 pets locked in hot cars so far this year

Last weekend of July saw triple the calls as same time in 2016

The BC SPCA has responded to close to 600 calls of pets rocked in hot cars in 2017. (Pexels)
Enter your wildlife photos for the BC SPCA Wildlife-In-Focus contest before Sept. 15. (photo contributed by Sarah MacDonald)

‘Shoot’ wildlife and help Wild ARC

Photos sought from beaches, backyards and beyond

  • Jul 20, 2017
Enter your wildlife photos for the BC SPCA Wildlife-In-Focus contest before Sept. 15. (photo contributed by Sarah MacDonald)
Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

The BC SPCA is investigating what looks like an attempt at a home tail docking done wrong.

  • Jul 6, 2017
Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail