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Exotic Snakes, Lizards Being Abandoned In B.C.

CBC | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

More and more exotic animals like snakes and lizards are being dumped around the Lower Mainland and being left with the SPCA, says a local veterinari...

Stoned Dog Triggers SPCA Raid On Vancouver Condo

CBC | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's tough to talk to any walk-in clinic patient about drug abuse, but even more difficult when the 'patient' is a dog. But one Vanco...

53 Animals Seized From Northern Interior B.C. Property

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

HOUSTON, B.C. - The SPCA has seized 53 animals over allegations they were being neglected and kept in poor conditions at a property near Houston, in B...

CEO Caught Kicking Puppy Agrees To Donate $100,000

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The CEO of a multi-million dollar firm caught on video kicking a friend's puppy in Vancouver has been ordered to create a foundation for animals. D...

Disturbing Elevator Video Prompts SPCA Investigation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An alarming elevator surveillance video that seems to show a man aggressively hurting a dog has prompted an investigation by the B.C. SPCA. In the ...

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...

Thousands Call For Boycott Of B.C. Dairy Farm After Abuse Video

CBC | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

More than 90,000 people have signed an online petition calling for dairy companies to take action after disturbing video surfaced showing workers abus...

Cattle Abuse Sparks Calls For Reform

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The owner of a British Columbia dairy farm where staff were captured on video beating and abusing cattle said he is shocked and saddened b...

Alleged Animal Cruelty On Canada's Largest Dairy Farm (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Warning: The above video contains graphic footage. Eight employees at Canada's largest dairy farm are being accused of viciously beating cows after...

Dairy Farm To Fire Staff From Graphic Abuse Video

CBC | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Chilliwack Cattle Sales, Canada's largest dairy farm, will fire eight employees after disturbing undercover video surfaced showing the workers physica...

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 inj...

SPCA Recommends Animal Cruelty Charges Against Dog Walker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The SPCA is recommending that animal cruelty charges be laid against a B.C. dog walker who's accused of leaving six dogs to die in a hot t...

Someone Tried To Cut Off Cat's Head: Vet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A cat found by the highway near Cranbrook with seven pellet gun wounds in his head and a gash in his neck has been taken in by the BC SPCA East Kooten...

Starved Horses Seized In Fraser Valley

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An emaciated pregnant mare is one of five starving horses that the BC SPCA seized from a rural Fraser Valley property this month. “The horses wer...

B.C. 'Puppy Mill' Operator Banned From Having Pets

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A dog breeder convicted of animal cruelty for running so-called puppy mills at several locations east of Vancouver has been banned ...

Tainted Hot Dogs Left Out For Pets

Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The RCMP is investigating homemade hot dogs stuffed with pills that were left on a rural road popular with people walking their dogs in Courtenay, B.C...

18 Animals Seized By SPCA

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CLEARWATER, B.C. - Animal-protection officers have seized 16 "badly neglected" dogs and two quarter-horses from a rural property in B.C.'s Interior.Co...

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...

SPCA Donations Stolen

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

QUESNEL, B.C. - An SPCA animal shelter in northern British Columbia is starting the new year without its yearly round of holiday donations after a wee...

WATCH: Oodles Of Poodles

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Are you looking for a new cuddly friend to join your family? Now may be the perfect time. This weekend, 15 small dogs were surrendered to the Vanco...

RACCOONS HOLDING HANDS!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. is home to a community of talented wildlife photographers. That much is evident from a contest for which the B.C. SPCA named its winners on F...

Help For Harold

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A small, 18 month-old dachshund mix, named Harold, was found wandering a road outside Squamish, badly injured and neglected, and was brought to the Sq...

Island Hoarder Loses 19 Cats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TAHSIS, B.C. - The SPCA says it has rescued 19 cats and kittens in distress from an animal hoarder in Tahsis, B.C., on the west coast of Vancouver Isl...

Teen Bites Rat Video Probe

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A YouTube video that allegedly shows a Penticton teen biting the head off a rat has yielded no charges, says a SPCA spokesperson. Marcie Moriarty, ...

45 Poodles Seized From B.C. Hoarder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The SPCA has seized 45 dogs from a man the society describes as a hoarder in the Victoria-area community of Brentwood Bay.The miniature poo...