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Legal Challenge to the Montreal Rodeo

On 24 May 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, May 24th 2017 – This morning, an application for an injunction to put a stop to the urban rodeo planned by the City of Montreal in the context of its 375th anniversary celebrations was filed in Superior Court by law professor Alain Roy and a group of law students from Université de Montréal. The […]

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Montreal SPCA, supported by Athletes for Animals, launches campaign against province-wide breed specific legislation

On 11 May 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, May 11th 2017 – In response to the Quebec government’s recent introduction of Bill 128, which includes province-wide Breed-Specific Legislation (BSL), the Montreal SPCA, supported by Athletes for Animals, has launched My Dog My Family, a campaign aiming to stop provincial BSL – a proven-to-fail measure that will needlessly sentence to death tens of […]

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The Montreal SPCA seeks the public’s help for information related to a burned cat

On 5 May 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, May 5th, 2017 – On Saturday April 29th, a deceased cat who had been severely burned was brought to the Montreal SPCA. It was determined that the cat, named Ciel by the Montreal SPCA staff, sustained extensive burns to her entire body. Ciel was found next to railroad tracks in the borough of Rosemont-La […]

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Montreal SPCA Launches Campaign to Stop Montreal Rodeo

On 20 April 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, April 20 2017 – As part of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations, the Coderre administration and the 375th anniversary committee are planning to hold a rodeo from August 24 to 27, 2017 in the old port. Rodeos have no cultural or historical connection to our city, and, more importantly, subject animals to fear, stress, and […]

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Élise Desaulniers’ Expertise to Benefit the Montreal SPCA

On 19 April 2017, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

The Montreal SPCA wishes to inform that Mr. Benoit Tremblay is no longer with the organization. We thank him for all his work, involvement and dedication towards the organization and we wish him great success in his future endeavors. Author, public speaker and manager, Élise Desaulniers, has been appointed to the head of the organization […]

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Catastrophic Consequences to be Expected Following Province-Wide Breed Ban

On 14 April 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, April 14, 2017 – The Montreal SPCA is deeply concerned by our provincial government’s introduction of Bill 128, which includes province-wide breed specific legislation (BSL), namely targeting American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers and American Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers, and any dog resulting from a mix of these breeds. Though Bill 128 does not itself […]

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Hop to the Montreal SPCA to Demystify the World of Rabbits

On 12 April 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, April 12, 2017 – Every year, during the Easter holidays, many people buy rabbits as family pets. Shortly thereafter, many of these rabbits end up abandoned in shelters, either because they were impulse buys or because their purchasers were unaware of the level of care these animals require. Though the Montreal SPCA opposes the […]

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Absent a Plan on the Part of the City, Montreal SPCA Comes Up with New Proposal for Animal Services

On 30 March 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 30th 2017 – Though the Montreal SPCA’s contracts are set to end this Friday, March 31st, the City of Montreal has yet to announce a decision with respect to its call to tender for an animal service provider. In the face of the current uncertainty surrounding the wellbeing of animals due to the […]

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A Big Thank You to PetFinder Foundation for Its Support

On 16 March 2017, in Non classé, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Our entire team would like to thank the Petfinder Foundation for its donation of $1,900, which was in part used to purchase collars for cats in adoption, in order to better identify them and help encourage their adoption. Opale, on the photos below, has benefited from this generous donation and has now found her family for life! Mr. Benoit Tremblay, Executive […]

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Disturbing Laboratory Practices: Who is Responsible and What Can be Done?

On 16 March 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 16, 2017 – Last Saturday’s W5 episode “In The Name of Science” showed disturbing images of animals at ITR laboratories, located in Baie D’Urfé, West Island of Montreal.. It also highlighted the lack of legislative protection for these animals, particularly for animals in privately owned facilities. Following the airing, the Montreal SPCA has […]

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