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The BC SPCA announces restrictions on public access to shelters efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (Contributed)

BC SPCA restricts access to shelters over COVID-19 concerns

Staff and volunteers will continue caring for the animals on site

The BC SPCA announces restrictions on public access to shelters efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (Contributed)
The BC SPCA’s Sunshine Coast Branch is crying fowl on hobby farmers who are abandoning chickens along local roads. (Kenneth Allen photo)

‘Crying fowl’: BC SPCA calls on hobby farmers to stop abandoning chickens

SPCA branch getting ‘increasing number of calls to rescue birds who have been dumped on logging roads’

The BC SPCA’s Sunshine Coast Branch is crying fowl on hobby farmers who are abandoning chickens along local roads. (Kenneth Allen photo)
FILE - A barn fire on the afternoon of Feb. 13 killed three sheep in Langley. (Brad Buckle photo)

‘Burned alive’: BC SPCA petition demands fire code changes to protect farm animals

More than 3,800 people have signed petition to make livestock protection a Canada Codes objective

FILE - A barn fire on the afternoon of Feb. 13 killed three sheep in Langley. (Brad Buckle photo)
WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Furry, four-legged donors make their way to doggy blood drive in Langford

WAVES and Canadian Animal Blood Bank host blood drive for dogs

WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA

Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA

The dog was also found to be emaciated and suffering from a flea infestation

Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA
Cats, kittens, dogs, puppies and guinea pigs will be available for 50 per cent off on Nov. 9 (Black Press File Photo)

Adopt an animal through BC SPCA for half price this weekend

Animal lovers can head to shelters across the province on Nov. 9

Cats, kittens, dogs, puppies and guinea pigs will be available for 50 per cent off on Nov. 9 (Black Press File Photo)
Cover Girl underwent surgery for a broken leg, and now needs another surgery on her teeth (File submitted/ BC SPCA)

Victoria SPCA fundraising for dog with broken leg, dental disease

‘Cover Girl’ is a poodle who suffered from a badly broken leg when she was turned in

Cover Girl underwent surgery for a broken leg, and now needs another surgery on her teeth (File submitted/ BC SPCA)
As ducklings can’t yet fly, they are vulnerable to cars when waddling towards water sources. (Peninsula News Review File)

Duck, duck, loose – how to help ducks stay safe on our roads

Why did the duck cross the road? To reach the nearest available water source, says SPCA

As ducklings can’t yet fly, they are vulnerable to cars when waddling towards water sources. (Peninsula News Review File)
Birds can suffer constriction injuries when they try to use human materials to build their nests. (Facebook/Wild ARC)

Yarns, string and human hair pose a risk to Greater Victoria birds

Wild ARC handles a number of entanglement cases each year

Birds can suffer constriction injuries when they try to use human materials to build their nests. (Facebook/Wild ARC)
Greater Victoria’s Ethical Canine Training & Behaviour Modification has been announced as one of six province-wide to be accredited as a humane trainer by BC SPCA’s new AnimalKind program. (File photo)

Greater Victoria dog trainer recognized by BC SPCA for humane standards

AnimalKind training standards allow only positive reinforcement training

Greater Victoria’s Ethical Canine Training & Behaviour Modification has been announced as one of six province-wide to be accredited as a humane trainer by BC SPCA’s new AnimalKind program. (File photo)
Animals staying at Wild ARC will stay nice and warm this winter thanks to a new roof. (File submitted/BCSPCA)

Victoria’s Wild ARC facility welcomes new roof thanks to a rush of donations

The animal rehabilitation centre was in desperate need of repairs after 21 years

Animals staying at Wild ARC will stay nice and warm this winter thanks to a new roof. (File submitted/BCSPCA)
The B.C. SPCA is recommending a ban on horse-drawn trolleys on downtown Victoria streets, and asking that carriage tours be limited to quieter areas around parks. (Black Press file photo)

Victoria council asked to ban horse-drawn carriages

Victoria Horse Alliance to present BC SPCA recommendations to council on Nov. 8

The B.C. SPCA is recommending a ban on horse-drawn trolleys on downtown Victoria streets, and asking that carriage tours be limited to quieter areas around parks. (Black Press file photo)
Victoria’s SPCA saw 13 animals adopted over the weekend when they had an adoption sale. (Wikimedia commons)

BC SPCA sees successful weekend from adoption sales

On Saturday animal shelters across the province reduced their adoption fees

Victoria’s SPCA saw 13 animals adopted over the weekend when they had an adoption sale. (Wikimedia commons)
During the one-day event, animals at the SPCA will be able to go to a loving home at a reduced fee. (Stock image/Pxhere)

BC SPCA offers half off adoption fees for province-wide event

‘Fall Head Over Tails in Love’ one-day adoption event at all branches

During the one-day event, animals at the SPCA will be able to go to a loving home at a reduced fee. (Stock image/Pxhere)
One of 97 rats turned into the SPCA on Friday. The domestic version of the animal are putting a strain on the local SPCA branch, which is in turn seeking for adoptions and also donations to help care for the animals. Submitted

97 rats surrendered to SPCA from downtown home

Intake of 97 pet rats puts strain on SPCA branch

One of 97 rats turned into the SPCA on Friday. The domestic version of the animal are putting a strain on the local SPCA branch, which is in turn seeking for adoptions and also donations to help care for the animals. Submitted