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Cats and dogs seized by the Montreal SPCA are now available for adoption!

On 4 May 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, May 4th 2015 – On February 3rd, the Montreal SPCA seized nearly 40 cats and 60 dogs from a breeding facility located on Montreal’s south shore under the Animal Health Protection Act. These animals, most of whom were housed in cages, were living in unsanitary and unsafe conditions. Last Thursday, a judge ordered that […]

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The real victims of Breed Specific Legislation

On 28 April 2015, in News, by SPCA

Montreal, April 27, 2015 – Audrey Lortie and her two rescued pit-bull type dogs, Novah and Ivy, live in Bois-des-Filion, a small municipality North of Laval. Novah and Ivy are friendly, vivacious and love people and other animals. Audrey considers Novah and Ivy to be members of her family. Bois-des-Filion, unfortunately, has Breed Specific Legislation […]

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Great news for pets in Town of Mount Royal

On 27 April 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, April 27, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA is applauding the Town of Mount Royal (TMR) on their plans to adopt a new animal by-law on May 25th in order to regulate the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in their community.  The amendments to the by-law will regulate the sourcing and sterilisation of dogs, […]

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The Montreal SPCA asks the public to take a stand against cruelty in chicken slaughter

On 31 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, March 31, 2015 – On Saturday, CTV’s news program W5 aired “For the Birds”, a report which revealed shocking images from a hidden-camera investigation conducted by Mercy for Animals Canada inside one of Canada’s largest chicken slaughterhouses. The facility, located in Ontario, is owned by Maple Lodge Farms and slaughters an average of approximately […]

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The Official Grand Opening of Mittens-Montreal SPCA Targeted Permanent Sterilization Clinic

On 27 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, March 27, 2015 – This morning, the Montreal SPCA announced its official grand opening of the Mittens-Montreal SPCA Targeted Permanent Sterilization Clinic (Gabrielle Carrière, chief veterinarian). This clinic is a proactive initiative to tackle Quebec’s pet overpopulation problem by offering sterilization services at reduced rates for pet guardians with limited financial resources. At the […]

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Manon Massé MNA, to support Montreal SPCA’s petition against no-pet clauses in residential leases

On 10 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, March 11, 2015 – Again this year, the Montreal SPCA is taking action to help stop pet abandonment and is asking the public to join our campaign Keeping Families Together against no-pet clauses in residential leases. This year, our campaign includes a provincial petition, which is supported by Manon Massé, Member in the National […]

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4,600$ reward offered for information related to the dog with a cracked skull found last week in the Plateau

On 9 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, March 9th, 2015 – Last week, the Montreal SPCA asked for the public’s help for information related to Cannelle, a severely injured dog left to die in a cardboard box in the Plateau. The SPCA’s inspection department has opened a criminal investigation into this case, but still lacks critical information. In order to help […]

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The Montreal SPCA seeks the public’s help for information related to a dog with a cracked skull left to die in a cardboard box

On 4 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, March 4, 2015 – Yesterday evening, at around 6 p.m., a severely injured dog was brought to the Montreal SPCA. The dog, named Cannelle by Montreal SPCA staff, was found agonizing in a cardboard box on Henri-Julien street, on the corner of Du Laos, in the Plateau. The Montreal SPCA veterinary team determined that […]

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WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR

On 2 March 2015, in News, by S.P.C.A.

One of the great joys in working in animal welfare, and there are many, is uniting a family with a companion animal. Too often, we see only the bad things that happen to animals. To be sure, there are many issues the Montreal SPCA works on which focus on preventing, or responding to, the suffering […]

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OUR ADOPTION COUNSELORS: A TEAM TO GUIDE YOU!

On 2 March 2015, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

At the SPCA Montreal, we hope to find each and every adoptable animal a lovely and permanent home. Our employees and volunteers are working towards this goal via our adoption programs. And so, our adoption counseling team’s mandate is not only to find pets homes, but to ensure the best pairing possible with the potential […]

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