Bc Animal Cruelty

Poodle Locked In Suitcase And Dumped In B.C. Ditch

HuffPost Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 05.29.2017 | Canada British Columbia

A passerby heard noise from a ditch in Richmond, B.C.

B.C. Cracks Down On Shady Animal Breeders

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The government has already begun consultations with the SPCA.

Animal Cruelty Complaints Spike Thanks To Public: Advocates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada British Columbia

Marcie Moriarty says investigators responded to 10,205 complaints in 2015.

Owner Of Starving Husky Forced To Eat Gravel Charged In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The starving dog, now named Willow, had only rocks and soil in her stomach when she was found.

BC SPCA Says Animal Cruelty Complaints On The Rise

Huffington Post B.C. | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The BC SPCA received over 8,800 complaints in 2014 alone.

Dozens Of Severely Malnourished Animals Seized From B.C. Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

In total, 35 dogs, 16 horses, and six cats were taken into the SPCA's care.

B.C. Guide, Client Charged With Trying To Catch Swimming Deer

CP | Robin Rowland | Posted 08.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Both men face one criminal charge each of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal.

Abused Pigeon Forced To Wear Bell And Hat In B.C.

Castanet | Bill Everitt | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I've never myself seen an abuse case like this."

Tortured Pigeon Forced To Wear Bell And Hat In B.C.

CBC | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada

A photo of a tortured pigeon with a hat glued on its head and bell wrapped around its neck is drawing outrage among residents in Penticton, B.C. On ...

Ex-CEO Caught Kicking Puppy Sentenced In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

He remains unemployed after the Vancouver incident.

Pomeranian Killed In B.C. Was Stabbed 61 Times

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"... an extremely disturbing level of violence was inflicted on this poor dog."

Vancouver Island Puppy Found With Rope Embedded Into Neck

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The veterinarian estimated that it had been like that for at least a month."

Ex-CEO Pleads Guilty To Kicking Puppy In Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The offence carries a maximum penalty of a $75,000 fine, up to two years in jail or a lifetime ban on owning animals.

B.C. Man Who Beat Dog At Drive-Thru Avoids Jail Time

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The dog continued whimpering and then he put his hand around the dog's neck until it stopped."

Starving Husky Ate Gravel To Survive: BC SPCA

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

She weighed just 15 kilograms — a healthy husky should be around 24 kilograms, said SPCA officials.

Starving B.C. Puppies Found Tied Up In Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Two "severely emaciated" puppies who were found tied up and covered in urine outside a Vancouver Island home are recovering from their ordeal, said th...

Dead Cat Found Hanging Grotesquely At Vancouver School (Graphic Details)

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Animal cruelty investigators in Vancouver want to hear from anyone who has information about what appears to be an appalling case of anima...

Brutal Attack On Family Dog Leads To Charges

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A couple from Colwood, B.C. is facing animal cruelty charges after a brutal attack on their family dog. The dog, named Bryn, had "extensive injurie...

Owners Charged With Animal Cruelty

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Charges of animal cruelty have been laid against a Vancouver Island couple after an emaciated and shivering shepherd-cross dog was found n...

Dog's Spine Shattered In Fatal Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A suspect has been identified and proposed charges are expected to be recommended within days after two large dogs were shot near Kam...

LOOK: Who Could Do This To A Puppy?!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Doberman puppy was dropped off at a veterinary hospital in Surrey on Dec. 6 in a heartbreaking condition. "Prudence" was left at the clinic anon...

Dog Subjected To 'Horrific' Cruelty (Graphic)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Shepherd-cross dog is lucky to be alive in what the BC SPCA calls "one of the most horrific animal cruelty cases" it has ever witnessed. The Port...

Who Ties A Dog To A Truck?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Nanaimo man faces criminal charges after allegedly dragging two dogs behind a pickup truck. Two pit bulls, one a puppy, the other an older dog, w...

Charge Laid In Beaten Dumpster Dog's Death

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Almost five months after Captain the German shepherd was found in a Vancouver dumpster, bloodied, bruised and crying in pain, the dog's al...

B.C. Sea Lion Shot, Decapitated

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The remains of a sea lion, who had been shot and decapitated, were found on a beach in Campbell River earlier this month. The animal suffered sever...