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“Operation adoption” is back at the Montreal SPCA!

On 22 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 22, 2014 – The Montreal SPCA in partnership with the Ville de Montréal are organizing Operation Adoption, an adoption clinic featuring cats and dogs, on September 26 and 27 at the Montreal SPCA’s two shelters. The Ville de Montréal will offer a $50 reduction on the adoption fees to the first 100 people […]

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THANK YOU TO ALL THE HEROES OF THE ANIMA-PLUS WALK ON ALL 4s!

On 22 September 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

The Montreal SPCA wishes to thank: The 300 people who came to the Walk and the 150 dogs that accompanied them. The 50 dedicated volunteers who made this possible. All those who’ve sponsored participants or made a direct donation. First place in the team category: Team YAP. First place in the individual category: Tonina Baratta. […]

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

On 11 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 11 2014 – On June 10th, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 medium and large breed dogs from a facility located in the Lanaudière region under the Animal Health Protection Act. These dogs have spent most of their lives living in unsanitary conditions, in addition to being kept either chained outdoors or crated inside […]

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THE MICROCHIP: TO BETTER IDENTIFY YOUR PET

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

The microchip is an electronic and hypoallergenic device the size of a grain of rice painlessly inserted under the animal’s skin at the height of the shoulder blades on the back. This small chip contains a unique identification number linked to a database containing important information about the animal, including the owner’s contact details. It’s […]

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HORSES SAVED BY OUR INSPECTORS

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

Did you know that the Montreal SPCA inspectors spend more than half their time in the field running inspections and investigations? The balance is devoted to writing reports, building criminal cases and testifying in court whenever necessary. To help you better understand their everyday practice, here is one of their cases: During the winter of […]

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A TEAM CONTRIBUTING TO ENRICH THE LIFE OF OUR ANIMALS

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

Our new life-enrichment program started in February 2014 with a dozen volunteers. Its goal is to foster animal well-being while relieving some of the stress they might feel staying at the Montreal SPCA shelter. It also increases their adoption potential. This is a multifaceted program that includes senses stimulation (sound, sight, touch, smell and taste). […]

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WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR

On 10 September 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

There is a tendency for people to think of animal shelters as organizations that protect dogs and cats. Given that the Montreal SPCA received over 2,700 animals last year that were NOT dogs and cats suggests that our animal care program is wide-ranging. We care for pigs, snakes, rabbits, hamsters, chickens, turtles, mice, rats, goats, […]

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Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s Unveiling the activities of the day

On 8 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 8 2014 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Hospitals Inc. (“Anima-Plus”), a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec, are pleased to announce the agenda of the 4th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of the Montreal […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s position regarding the rodeo events at the Festival western de Saint-Tite

On 5 September 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

Following the article in La Presse regarding the Saint-Tite Western festival, the Montreal SPCA would like to ensure that the public is aware that we are firmly opposed to the rodeo that is part of this festival. Rodeo events (which includes the calf roping event – where calves are lassoed by their legs and thrown to […]

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Truth in Labelling: The Montreal SPCA Launches a Campaign for the Mandatory Labelling of Production Method on Egg, Dairy, and Meat Products

On 2 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 2 2014 – The Montreal SPCA is launching a campaign demanding that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulate the use of animal welfare claims and impose mandatory labelling of production method on animal products. In Canada, there is currently no regulatory oversight of the claims and images related to animal welfare that […]

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