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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...

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, sai...

B.C. Dog Will Finally Get Huge Growth Removed After 3 Years

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A dog recently rescued during an animal cruelty investigation in B.C. will finally get surgery to remove a growth the size of a cantaloupe that's ...

Exotic Snakes, Lizards Being Abandoned In B.C.

CBC | Posted 12.15.2014 | 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 11.29.2014 | 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 11.02.2014 | 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...