The Dogs from China are Available for Adoption as of Today

On 6 January 2017, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Friday, January 6th 2017 – On December 23, the Montreal SPCA welcomed 32 dogs saved from slaugther at China’s dog meat festival by Humane Society International/Canada. Having received the care from canine behaviour experts, veterinarians and staff at the shelter, the dogs are available for adoption as of today, January 6 at noon. Many of […]


Montreal SPCA Excludes Dogs from its Animal Service Contracts with Boroughs in the City of Montreal

On 22 December 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 22nd 2016 – Following the implementation of the provisions in the city of Montreal’s animal control by-law which unjustly targeting certain types of dogs, the Montreal SPCA has recently communicated with its partners from nine of the boroughs it serves on the Island of Montreal. The SPCA regretfully confirmed its intention to no […]


Kind Food : A new recipe book from the Montreal SPCA

On 14 December 2016, in Articles, Non classé, News, by Marie-Ève Fraser

The Montreal SPCA is proud to present Kind Food, an amazing new plant-based recipe book that is inspired by our collective love for animals, for our planet and for each other. These hand-picked scrumptious recipes will surely please everyone. “I am so proud that volunteers who work on behalf of our organization have created this […]


Temporary Montreal SPCA Dog Placement Protocol

On 3 December 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 3rd 2016 – Following Thursday’s Court of Appeal decision, the Montreal SPCA is implementing a temporary protocol, effective immediately, to ensure for the welfare of the dogs currently under our care and who will be coming into the shelter in the weeks to come. Given that we refuse to put to death healthy, […]

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Beasts of Fashion 2016: Live Auction

On 7 November 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

At the Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala, come discover a spectacular live auction. Hurry, as there are only a few tickets remaining, visit for more information. Don’t miss your chance! LUXURY ROOM FOR TWO AT MANOR HOVEY The elegant 5-stars Manoir Hovey is located near North Hately on the shores of Lake Massawippi. It’s been ranked […]


The Montreal SPCA seizes 19 dogs and two cats in Lanaudière

On 4 October 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 4th 2016 – Last week, the Montreal SPCA seized 19 dogs, including 12 adult dogs and 7 puppies, as well as 2 cats, from a property located in the Lanaudière region. Following a worrisome complaint and several visits on site revealing significant shortcoming in terms of animal care, the Montreal SPCA decided to […]


A First Small Victory in Court Today!

On 3 October 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 3rd 2016 –  The Montreal SPCA’s application to suspend the breed-specific provisions of Montreal’s new by-law was heard in Superior Court today. The judge will render his decision at the latest on Wednesday, October 5th but decided to suspend the application of the problematic provisions in the meantime. Any reference to “pit bull […]


Montreal SPCA Disappointed by City’s Adoption of New By-Law

On 27 September 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

  Montreal, September 27 2016 – The Montreal SPCA, like many Montreal citizens, is disappointed but not surprised, by the adoption today by the city council of the new animal control by-law targeting specific dog breeds. The Montreal SPCA maintains that there are proven ways to reduce the incidence and severity of dog bites and […]

Letter to Mayor Coderre

On 20 September 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Settling the issue of dangerous dogs effectively Benoit Tremblay, Executive Director, Montreal SPCA The issue of dangerous dogs has been polarizing public opinion. This is understandable, since it directly impacts public safety. Like everyone, we were shocked by events this past summer and agree with elected officials and the public that there is an urgent […]


Help us make a difference for animals and citizens in Montreal

On 14 September 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

On September 26th, sixty-five city counsellors representing Montreal’s nineteen boroughs will have the opportunity to vote for or against the city of Montreal’s proposed animal control by-law, which includes breed specific legislation (BSL). Many of these elected officials are not aware of the negative impact that this proposed by-law will have on their community. There […]

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