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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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WOODY’S STORY HAS AN HAPPY ENDING, THANKS TO OUR INSPECTION TEAM

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

Did you know that abandoning an animal in distress is not only cruel but also constitutes a criminal offense? According to the Criminal Code of Canada, it is forbidden to deliberately cause suffering to an animal by neglecting him or inflicting pain or injury. Anyone breaking the law may face serious charges. Anyone breaking the […]

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OUR GREAT RABBIT FRIENDS

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

In addition to cats and dogs, a wide range of “exotic” animals are up for adoption at the Montreal SPCA, including rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, gerbils, mice, ferrets, hedgehogs, chinchillas, turtles and several bird species. We are one of the few shelters in the Greater Montreal area to take in these types of abandoned […]

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Spread the love by pledging to go Fur-Free at the Montreal SPCA

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

Montreal, February 10, 2015 – February 13th 2015, is the Canadian Fur Free Friday, a National day dedicated to encourage consumers to go fur-free and to remind the public of the inherent cruelty associated with wearing or buying fur. In honor of this day, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Montreal SPCA […]

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