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2 white rabbits chillin in some hay (Debra Walley BC SPCA)

The Year of the Rabbit promises good luck. Here’s what to know before adopting one.

Pet rabbits take a lot of work but are sure to bring happiness to loving guardians, the BC SPCA says

 

One of ten malamute huskies found on a rural property two hours north of Fort St. John. (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)

10 dogs left outside without food or water after B.C. owner hospitalized in Alberta

Malamute huskies found by BC SPCA officers tethered on a rural property in northeastern B.C.

 

The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from Dogway Dog Rescue in Mission last Wednesday (Jan. 4) but Dogway director Cherry LaTour refutes the SPCA’s allegations. /Submitted Photo

Mission rescue refutes SPCA allegations after 63 dogs were seized

Dogway director Cherry LaTour says dogs taken due to unsanitary living conditions weren’t neglected

The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from Dogway Dog Rescue in Mission last Wednesday (Jan. 4) but Dogway director Cherry LaTour refutes the SPCA’s allegations. /Submitted Photo
The BC SPCA seized 15 starving dogs from a Cane Corso breeder in Clearwater Jan. 11. (BC SPCA photo)

13 severely emaciated Cane Corso dogs seized from breeder in Clearwater; BC SPCA investigating

Three of the dogs remain under intensive veterinary care due to their emaciated state, noted BC SPCA

The BC SPCA seized 15 starving dogs from a Cane Corso breeder in Clearwater Jan. 11. (BC SPCA photo)
The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from a Mission individual claiming to run a rescue organization on Wednesday. The dogs are now in the care of various SPCA locations. /Submitted Photo

BC SPCA takes 63 dogs from Mission person claiming to run rescue organization

Animal protection officers removed the small & medium-sized dogs from a Mission property on Wednesday

The BC SPCA seized 63 dogs from a Mission individual claiming to run a rescue organization on Wednesday. The dogs are now in the care of various SPCA locations. /Submitted Photo
Nine kittens abandoned at a Vancouver construction site in freezing cold in December 2022 are now receiving care from the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA handout)

Kitten dies, another facing leg amputation after cats left in taped boxes in B.C.’s bitter cold

Nine kittens, ranging from 12 weeks to four months old, were found in two boxes taped shut

Nine kittens abandoned at a Vancouver construction site in freezing cold in December 2022 are now receiving care from the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA handout)
The Abbotsford BC SPCA needs to refill their linen closets, as caring for animals requires a lot of blankets, sheets and rags. When they put out a call to the public, they were immediately given plenty of donations. (BC SPCA photo/Facebook)

Bare linen closet fluffed back up at Abbotsford SPCA shelter after public plea

Donations poured in after SPCA staff showed photos of empty cupboards

The Abbotsford BC SPCA needs to refill their linen closets, as caring for animals requires a lot of blankets, sheets and rags. When they put out a call to the public, they were immediately given plenty of donations. (BC SPCA photo/Facebook)
Daphne was part of a large seizure of budgies from the Okanagan and is waiting to be adopted out from the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA/Special to The News)

Mozart-loving budgies waiting for forever home at BC SPCA in Maple Ridge

Budgies were part of a large seizure in the Okanagan

Daphne was part of a large seizure of budgies from the Okanagan and is waiting to be adopted out from the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA. (BC SPCA/Special to The News)
Four of the six golden retriever puppies rescued from a North Okanagan property on Dec. 21, 2022. (BCSPCA/ photo)

Golden retrievers, including 6 puppies, rescued from North Okanagan property

No heat, clean water or insulation, little food accessible for nine dogs

Four of the six golden retriever puppies rescued from a North Okanagan property on Dec. 21, 2022. (BCSPCA/ photo)
The B.C. SPCA continues to ask the public to temporarily take down seed and suet bird feeders to help discourage the unnecessary gatherings of wild birds that may facilitate spread of ‘bird flu’. (Photo credit: Stephanie Watson)

B.C. SPCA asks people to put away bird feeders to reduce spread of avian flu

Society noted confirmed cases in all regions of the province

The B.C. SPCA continues to ask the public to temporarily take down seed and suet bird feeders to help discourage the unnecessary gatherings of wild birds that may facilitate spread of ‘bird flu’. (Photo credit: Stephanie Watson)
A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)

Dog that was dragged behind pickup receiving care from B.C. SPCA

Three-year-old German shepherd healing in Nanaimo after suffering ‘devastating injuries’

A three-year-old German shepherd suffered significant injuries after falling off the back of a truck it was tethered to. (Submitted photo)
Poppy the puppy sits in the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch in Port Alberni after being left outdoors overnight at the centre. (BC SPCA PHOTO)

Puppy dumped in planter box at Port Alberni branch of BC SPCA

Three-month-old ‘Poppy’ is recovering from mange, infections with foster family

Poppy the puppy sits in the Alberni-Clayoquot SPCA branch in Port Alberni after being left outdoors overnight at the centre. (BC SPCA PHOTO)
Bailey when first in BC SPCA care.

Shuswap family works to give neglected St. Bernard and 5 puppies new lease on life

Bailey and her puppies were rescued from unsanitary and neglectful conditions

Bailey when first in BC SPCA care.
Bruce Turnbull - “Bighorns in battle”
Bruce Turnbull - “Bighorns in battle”
Three bunnies (BC SPCA photo).

32 bunnies seized from home by BC SPCA

About 140 bunnies are in SPCA now, resulting in an increased need for volunteers and adopters

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Three bunnies (BC SPCA photo).
(BC SPCA)

BC SPCA caring for 99 budgies found in West Kelowna home

Surrendered due to health and sanitation issues

(BC SPCA)
Mother dog Dallas is learning to live at home and showing more of her happy, playful side at her foster home. She was rescued along with her nine puppies from a property in Agassiz. (Photo/BCSPCA)

VIDEO: Mother dog and 9 pups rescued in Agassiz now thriving

Dallas and her puppies soon available for adoption

Mother dog Dallas is learning to live at home and showing more of her happy, playful side at her foster home. She was rescued along with her nine puppies from a property in Agassiz. (Photo/BCSPCA)
Prince Rupert SPCA think Edward was attacked by another animal. His vet bills will be high. (Contributed photo)

Cat with massive face wound found walking B.C. streets for a week

The orange tabby now named Edward is recovering and will be ready for adoption in several weeks

Prince Rupert SPCA think Edward was attacked by another animal. His vet bills will be high. (Contributed photo)
“During the summer we always have a huge influx of kittens needing homes, but this year we have so many other animals awaiting their forever homes, as well,” BC SPCA communications manager Lori Chortyk says. (BC SPCA handout photo)

BC SPCA sees ‘abrupt slowdown’ in adoptions after 2 years of spike from pandemic pets

The animal welfare organization would have as many as 100 applications in a 24-hour window for a single puppy

“During the summer we always have a huge influx of kittens needing homes, but this year we have so many other animals awaiting their forever homes, as well,” BC SPCA communications manager Lori Chortyk says. (BC SPCA handout photo)
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