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(BC SPCA/Submitted)

30 Dachshunds seized from Okanagan breeder

The dogs were living in small, urine and feces soiled crates

 

Missing a cat. This cat from Penticton hitched a ride over 1,000 km. (BC SPCA)

Cat hitches ride from Penticton to Dawson Creek

The cat wasn’t discovered until he was 1,000 km from home

 

17 dogs have been seized from a North Okanagan breeder. (BC SPCA photo)

16 Yorkshire terriers, pregnant Pomeranian seized from B.C. breeder

BC SPCA caring for 16 Yorkshire terriers and 1 pregnant Pomeranian

 

Fish the dog has gained 10 pounds since being brought in after being found emaciated near Enderby at Kingfisher. The BC SPCA hopes somebody will adopt Fish. (Contributed)

Emaciated Lab found in North Okanagan putting on the pounds

Fish – so named as he was found near Kingfisher – continues to get better at BCSPCA branch in Salmon Arm

Fish the dog has gained 10 pounds since being brought in after being found emaciated near Enderby at Kingfisher. The BC SPCA hopes somebody will adopt Fish. (Contributed)
Bert a racing pigeon from Nanaimo ended up near Williams Lake in August. (BCSPCA Williams Lake photo)
Bert a racing pigeon from Nanaimo ended up near Williams Lake in August. (BCSPCA Williams Lake photo)
The BC SPCA is offering support to pet owners who are dealing with the threat of wildfires. (BC SPCA photo)

BC SPCA taking in pets of wildfire evacuees, deploying more staff in Thompson-Okanagan

BC SPCA has 24 animals in their care with more requests coming in

The BC SPCA is offering support to pet owners who are dealing with the threat of wildfires. (BC SPCA photo)
This kitten was among 111 distressed animals seized from a Lower Mainland property by the BC SPCA on Aug. 16, 2023. (BC SPCA photo)

111 animals, including reptile, seized from B.C. property; SPCA investigating

Cats, dogs, reptile among distressed critters removed from Lower Mainland property Aug. 16

This kitten was among 111 distressed animals seized from a Lower Mainland property by the BC SPCA on Aug. 16, 2023. (BC SPCA photo)
Tilly, the very lucky, very injured kitten was discovered in Quesnel by kind residents who got her to the SPCA for significant medical attention. (Photo by SPCA)

Alone, severely hurt kitten rescued by Good Samaritan in Quesnel

Hurt kitten was found on the shores of Dragon Lake, taken to SPCA

Tilly, the very lucky, very injured kitten was discovered in Quesnel by kind residents who got her to the SPCA for significant medical attention. (Photo by SPCA)
Fish, a nine-year-old Labrador retriever, was brought into the BC SPCA Shuswap centre after being found emaciated near Kingfisher. (BC SPCA photo)

Fish the fighter: Emaciated Labrador found in rural North Okanagan

Fish was brought to BC SPCA Shuswap animal centre bone-thin, covered in sores

Fish, a nine-year-old Labrador retriever, was brought into the BC SPCA Shuswap centre after being found emaciated near Kingfisher. (BC SPCA photo)
Saki and Asha, one-year-old husky mixes, were abandoned outside a Prince George BC SPCA facility with porcupine quills embedded in their faces. (BC SPCA)
Saki and Asha, one-year-old husky mixes, were abandoned outside a Prince George BC SPCA facility with porcupine quills embedded in their faces. (BC SPCA)
Hercules is a sweet boy with a lot of love to give to his future owner. He is neutered, and has had all his shots, as well as flea and tick treatment. He is high energy, and is currently working on his separation anxiety, and would flourish in a home where he is not alone for extended periods of time. He is looking to be someone’s new best friend. (Chadd Cawson/ Citizen)

Cowichan SPCA looking for a home for Hercules

Hercules is a sweet pit bull and boxer mix with a lot of love to give, and hopes of a forever home

Hercules is a sweet boy with a lot of love to give to his future owner. He is neutered, and has had all his shots, as well as flea and tick treatment. He is high energy, and is currently working on his separation anxiety, and would flourish in a home where he is not alone for extended periods of time. He is looking to be someone’s new best friend. (Chadd Cawson/ Citizen)
Brad Pitt is one of the rabbits available for adoption in the BC SPCA’s half-price ‘bunanza’ event, July 14-23. (Contributed photo)

BC SPCA offering 50% off rabbit adoption fees in ‘bunanza’ event July 14-23

Increase in numbers means B.C. residents can adopt a bunny for half-price

Brad Pitt is one of the rabbits available for adoption in the BC SPCA’s half-price ‘bunanza’ event, July 14-23. (Contributed photo)
BCSPCA senior manager Leon Davis stands in front of the Cowichan Adoption Centre in Duncan which will be the future home of a new animal behavioural centre, which will be the first of its kind in Canada. While it is in its early planning and design stages, demolition and groundwork is set to begin by mid to late 2024 with a 2025 completion date. (Chadd Cawson/Citizen)

$1 million for new Duncan SPCA facility

First animal behavior centre of its kind in Canada

BCSPCA senior manager Leon Davis stands in front of the Cowichan Adoption Centre in Duncan which will be the future home of a new animal behavioural centre, which will be the first of its kind in Canada. While it is in its early planning and design stages, demolition and groundwork is set to begin by mid to late 2024 with a 2025 completion date. (Chadd Cawson/Citizen)
Premier David Eby announced $12 million for four new SPCA shelters in B.C. Monday. (Jeffrey Ferrier/Twitter)

B.C. government dishes out $12 million for 4 new SPCA shelters

Vancouver, Prince George, Duncan and Fort St. John to receive new facilities

Premier David Eby announced $12 million for four new SPCA shelters in B.C. Monday. (Jeffrey Ferrier/Twitter)
One of the 21 cats and eight kittens surrendered to the BC SPCA from a property in Powell River recentlly. (BC SPCA)

SPCA caring for 21 cats, 8 kittens surrendered from B.C. property

15 cats remaining in Powell River, the rest transferred to Comox, Parksville and Nanaimo

One of the 21 cats and eight kittens surrendered to the BC SPCA from a property in Powell River recentlly. (BC SPCA)
Jaycee drops off donation at the Kelowna BC SPCA. Facebook.
Jaycee drops off donation at the Kelowna BC SPCA. Facebook.
Victoria Olynik of the Shuswap SPCA pet food bank, ready to make deliveries. (BC SPCA/Contributed to Black Press Media)

Soaring demand has BC SPCA food banks bearing the brunt

Additional programs and services have been created to help, but public support is still needed

Victoria Olynik of the Shuswap SPCA pet food bank, ready to make deliveries. (BC SPCA/Contributed to Black Press Media)
Don’t leave dogs in the car, even with the air conditioner running, begs the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA photo)

Don’t break a window: BC SPCA outlines how best to handle a dog left in a hot car

Parts of Vancouver Island set to see temperatures up to 29 C over the next 7 days

Don’t leave dogs in the car, even with the air conditioner running, begs the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA photo)
BC SPCA say a cat was recently found by Canadian Border Service Agency officers at Vancouver International Mail Centre in Richmond in a box that had travelled from China. Precious Cargo, as she was named by BC SPCA, is now in a foster home waiting to be adopted officially. (BC SPCA)

‘Precious Cargo’: Cat found in box marked from China at B.C. mail centre

BC SPCA says CBSA officers found damaged box and ‘pair of eyes staring back’ from inside

BC SPCA say a cat was recently found by Canadian Border Service Agency officers at Vancouver International Mail Centre in Richmond in a box that had travelled from China. Precious Cargo, as she was named by BC SPCA, is now in a foster home waiting to be adopted officially. (BC SPCA)
Noelle now loves hikes and getting dirty. (BC SPCA/ Submitted)

Pregnant dog chained up in freezing Kelowna basement now enjoys morning snuggles

Noelle gave birth to 7 puppies after being rescued and now enjoys hikes and peanut butter Kongs

Noelle now loves hikes and getting dirty. (BC SPCA/ Submitted)