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B.C. SPCA: Despite warnings, dogs still being left in hot cars

Despite the deaths of six dogs in May and repeated warnings in the media, people continue to leave dogs alone in vehicles in extreme temperatures.

BC SPCA seeks help caring for pregnant, emaciated horse seized

The BC SPCA says an "emaciated" pregnant horse has been seized, along with four other mistreated horses from a rural property in the Fraser Valley. They seek help caring for the pregnant mare and the other horses.

Animal lovers launch petition for inquiry into BC SPCA practices

A group of animal lovers in Victoria, B.C. has started a petition seeking an inquiry into the Victoria SPCA and BC SPCA. The group maintains a trust has been broken with the public and, more importantly they say, with the animals under SPCA care.

B.C. kitten torturer sentenced to 17 months in jail

Vancouver - Although the sentence was one of the longest ever handed down for animal cruelty, the BC SPCA is unhappy the 29-year-old man was not banned for life from owning animals.

B.C. man pleads guilty to beating dog, putting it in dumpster

Vancouver - The 26-year-old was charged with one count of animal cruelty after beating a two-year-old German Shepherd and leaving the dog in a Vancouver dumpster. "Captain" later died.

Thousands of kittens, cats need homes in B.C., SPCA drops price

The SPCA in B.C. is finding that being cute and cuddly isn't helping many kittens and cats find homes. There are overloaded with felines and in an effort to find families to adopt them they have cut the price of doing so by half.

Seven more dismembered cats found in Vancouver, B.C. suburb

Maple Ridge - The latest mutilated cat was found on Sunday, bringing the total number of dismembered cats to seven in the past two weeks and 22 since June 2011.
 

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Some of the dogs seized from a B.C. puppy mill in September 2010
Some of the dogs seized from a B.C. puppy mill in September 2010
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Captain was beaten  wrapped in a bloody blanket  and left in a Vancouver dumpster
Captain was beaten, wrapped in a bloody blanket, and left in a Vancouver dumpster
BC SPCA
B.C. SPCA responding to a lot of calls about dogs left in hot cars during the summer of 2014
B.C. SPCA responding to a lot of calls about dogs left in hot cars during the summer of 2014
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Savannah was seized from a property in the Fraser Valley where the BC SPCA say she was neglected and...
Savannah was seized from a property in the Fraser Valley where the BC SPCA say she was neglected and abused.
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