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Animal Cruelty Complaints Spike Thanks To Public: Advocates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada British Columbia

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

29 'Suffering' Animals Seized From Repeat Animal-Cruelty Offender

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

The BC SPCA also found the bodies of other animals that had died.

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.

Charges Laid After Dog Found With Chain Embedded In Neck

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The dog, named Archer, now has a new owner.

Vancouver's Cat Café Closed Temporarily Due To Lack Of.. Cats

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It's due to overwhelming success, says the café.

B.C. Woman Charged After 20-Year-Old Cat Found Near Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The tabby, named Charlie, had to be put down.

B.C. Man Jailed For Beating Dog With Baseball Bat

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Joeseph White also isn't allowed to own pets for 10 years.

B.C. Mom, Daughter Sentenced For Cruelty To Over 100 Animals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Both women were fined and handed 20-year bans on owning animals.

Animal Cruelty Charges Laid Against B.C. First Nations Chief

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The couple's dog, Chewy, had a ruptured eyeball due to lack of proper vet care.

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.

B.C. Man Charged With Shooting Dogs Who Killed His Chickens

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The two-year-old female Labrador-cross and an eight-year-old female Rottweiler/shepherd cross died in May.

NDP Candidate Is Chihuahua's Hero

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Seems door-knocking can actually come in handy!

Keep Cats Away From Highrise Balconies, Warns SPCA

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"... all it takes is an unexpected gust of wind or a sudden noise to spook a cat for a potentially fatal fall to occur."

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.

50 Rabbits Seized By BC SPCA To Be Adopted, Not Butchered

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The rabbits were being raised for their meat, but weren't being properly cared for...

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."

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."

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.

Beaten, Stabbed B.C. Dog 'Suffered Greatly'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A veterinarian found a large pendant, four lighters, a fish hook, and a SIM card inside Ryder's stomach.

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's Owner Found

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

She ate gravel and dirt to stay alive.

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.

Former CEO Charged After Puppy Kicking Video

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Animal cruelty charges have been laid against the former CEO of a high-profile catering company who is accused of mistreated a friend's puppy.

BC SPCA Gets Some Famous Helping Hands

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The BC SPCA got some help from some famous hands this week when Michael Bublé and wife Luisana Lopilato made a substantial donation of dog treats to ...

Pet Owners Sue B.C. SPCA After Daycare Raid

CBC | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A legal war has broken out between the B.C. SPCA and the owners of animals seized from a controversial Surrey pet daycare. Three pet owners have fi...