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Thank you to everyone who took part in the Just for Cats Video Festival!

On 29 August 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 29 2016 – Thank you to everyone who took part at the third edition of the GRIFF, Just for Cats Video Festival, which took place on Saturday! Thank you to all participants, the volunteers, our partners, our sponsors, our spokesperson @Karl Hardy, and to @Bebop Bettie Jazz Duet for the wonderful live jazz […]

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The GRIFF is just around the corner

On 26 August 2016, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 24, 2016 – The Montreal SPCA in collaboration with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS) and the Centre Vétérinaire Laval/Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud, are proud to present the third edition of the GRIFF, the Just for Cats Video Festival, taking place this Saturday, August 27, at the Molson Park, a beautiful public space in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie. Montrealers, of all […]

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The Montreal SPCA Preoccupied by the City of Montreal’s Announcement

On 17 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 17 2016 – Following the city of Montreal’s announcement   regarding a new proposed city by-law to address the issue of dangerous dogs, the Montreal SPCA is concerned about its plan to institute city-wide breed specific legislation (BSL). Since the proposed BSL would only allow dog owners who currently already have a “pit bull” […]

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Thank you for supporting our #SaferKinderCommunities campaign

On 15 August 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 15 2016 – The Montreal SPCA would like to thank all passersby, volunteers, as well as Anne-France Goldwater, for their support during our yesterday’s event as part of our campaign, which aims to provide fundamental solutions to create #SaferKinderCommunities. Hundreds of passersby expressed their support for the saferkindercommunities.com campaign, and learned more about […]

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The Montreal SPCA organises a compelling event to demonstrate the consequences of a breed ban

On 11 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 11, 2016 – The Montreal SPCA invites you to a high-impact event as part of its #SaferKinderCommunities campaign, which aims to provide fundamental solutions to make our communities safer and kinder. Everyone agrees: Dog bites are a real public safety issue, and all experts agree that the City of Montreal’s plan to institute […]

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The GRIFF: Just for Cats Video Festival: Back for a Third Edition and Determined to Leave it’s Mark!

On 10 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 10, 2016 – The Montreal SPCA in collaboration with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS) and the Centre Vétérinaire Laval/Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud, are proud to present the third edition of the GRIFF, the Just for Cats Video Festival, taking place on Saturday, August 27, at the Molson Park, a beautiful public space at the intersection of Louis-Hébert […]

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Pamela Anderson visits the Montreal SPCA

On 9 August 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Last Sunday, the Montreal SPCA had the great pleasure of welcoming the generous and devoted Pamela Anderson. Given her commitment to animal welfare and advocacy, Pamela was very interested by the work of the SPCA. She spent nearly two hours at the shelter, where she met many animals, including dogs of various breeds, rabbits and […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s position regarding the Festival du cochon de Sainte-Perpétue

On 5 August 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 6, 2016 – Every year, the municipality of Sainte-Perpétue holds an event called the Festival du cochon (“the pig festival”). This year the event is being held from August 4th-7th.  As always, the Montreal SPCA is opposed to this event, as it subjects pigs and wild boars to stress and suffering all in […]

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DNA test confirms that dog identified as a “pit bull” by various media outlets is in fact a Rottweiler, Mastiff and Golden Retriever mix

On 5 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 5 2016 – Several weeks ago many media outlets, such as CBC, TVA, Journal de Montréal, La Presse and Canoe, reported on a story of  a dog who allegedly bit a woman at the command of his owner.  Despite his owners stating otherwise, the media outlets all reported that this dog was a […]

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DISAPPOINTED BY THE NEW CODE OF PRACTICE FOR LAYING HENS, THE MONTREAL SPCA ASKS THE PUBLIC TO TAKE A STAND

On 27 July 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, July 27th 2016 – The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) recently published a draft version of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Poultry – Layers, which will be setting the animal welfare standards for the egg industry at the national level. Despite enormous pressure on the industry on the […]

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