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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 04.09.2014 | 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...

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...

Neglected Dog Dies, Charges Laid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Cruelty charges have now been laid against the owner of a small dog found, barely alive, wandering the streets of Victoria.Tiny, the 10-yea...

Slaughtered Sled Dogs Laid To Rest

CP | James Miller, The Penticton Herald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - Mourners wiped away tears and placed flowers and other mementoes beside a memorial honouring 56 slaughtered sled dogs, during a cere...

Kitten Torture Video Leads to Abuse Charge

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver man has been charged with animal cruelty after a 50-minute cellphone video of a kitten being tortured was discovered. A woman who had b...

Charges Recommended In Vicious Dog Beating

CBC | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. SPCA says it is recommending charges of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after Captain, a German shepherd dog, was found beaten and...

Vancouver Man Accused Of Beating Dog To Death

CBC | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver man wanted in connection with the beating death of a dog found in a dumpster in the city last week has been detained by police on another ...

The Real Culprit In B.C. Cat Mutilations?

CBC | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada

Two dozen mutilated cats found in Maple Ridge and Langley were likely killed by animal predators — not humans as previously suspected ...

Who's Mutilating Cats In Maple Ridge?

CP | Brian Platt, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - As the bodies of mutilated cats continue to turn up in a Vancouver suburb, the SPCA is waiting on the results of a forensic necropsy aimed...

Mutilated Cats In Vancouver Suburb

CBC | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada

The B.C. SPCA says seven mutilated cats have been found in the Metro Vancouver suburb of Maple Ridge in the past week — months after of...

15 Cats Found Mutilated In B.C., Says SPCA

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - The SPCA in British Columbia is asking for public to find out who is behind "a disturbing series" of incidents in which 15 cats ha...

Dog With Head Tumour Abandoned In Vancouver

CBC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Canada

The BC SPCA is looking for the person who left a small dog suffering from a large head tumour tied up to the Vancouver shelter's door Fri...