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Temporary Montreal SPCA Dog Placement Protocol (updated)

On 24 February 2017, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, February 24th 2017 – Following the implementation of the provisions in the city of Montreal’s animal control by-law which unjustly target certain types of dogs, the Montreal SPCA implemented a temporary protocol to ensure for the welfare of the dogs currently under our care and who will be coming into the shelter in the […]

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The Montreal SPCA seriously concerned by the “POC’s” initiative to introduce urban chickens

On 16 February 2017, in Articles, News, by Marie-Ève Fraser

The POC project (production, observation and connection) aims to sell hen-houses for “urban chickens” to thirty Montreal families for a duration of one season. The Montreal SPCA is deeply concerned about this initiative. Chickens are sensitive, intelligent animals who require specialized and costly care. They can live up to ten years after they stop laying […]

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The veal industry isn’t doing enough to prevent another Pont Rouge

On 9 February 2017, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, February 9th, 2017 – Despite the highly publicized Pont Rouge calf case, which sent shock waves across the country by exposing the cruel practices routinely used in the Canadian veal industry, the new and revised national Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Veal Cattle continues to allow many of these practices, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Temporary Montreal SPCA Dog Placement Protocol

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

UPDATE: Please consult the Temporary Montreal SPCA Dog Placement Protocol (updated) 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 […]

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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 www.beastsoffashion.com 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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