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HELP US MAKE FUR HISTORY

On 30 November 2015, in Articles, News, by admin

The Montreal SPCA has defined and adopted a total of 22 policies on various topics. They have been approved by our Board of Directors and are available along with our mission statement on our website by clicking here. In this article, we will tackle our policy on trapping and ranching of fur-bearing animals and the […]

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Owner of Montreal Pet Store Charged with Animal Cruelty

On 16 November 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 17th, 2015 – Giovanni Iacovella, owner of the pet store and breeding facility Centre d’animaux Ani-Mart inc., has been charged with animal cruelty and neglect under the Criminal Code. The charges stem from a seizure of over 540 exotic birds from this location conducted by the Montreal SPCA in July. Iacovella could face up […]

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Victory: Owners of 35 dog seized by the Montreal SPCA convicted!

On 10 November 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 11, 2015 – On June 10th 2014, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 dogs, mostly of husky type, in the Lanaudière area. The dogs were seized due to the numerous infractions to the Animal Health Protection Act observed on site, notably relative to the unsanitary and unsafe environment the animals were living in, as well […]

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A BIG SUCCESS FOR “BEASTS OF FASHION’’!

On 6 November 2015, in Events, News, by admin

Thank you to everyone who participated in our second “Beasts of Fashion” gala event which took place last night at the Paradoxe Theatre. Thank you to to Maripier Morin who co-hosted our event and to Anne-France Goldwater who conducted our live auction. Thank you to Jo-Anne McArthur, a renowned photojournalist, author and activist, who received […]

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The Montreal SPCA is asking consumers to shop with a conscience when purchasing a winter coat as part of #MakeFurHistory

On 4 November 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 4 2015 – Last year, the Montreal SPCA launched the Make Fur History campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of the plight of animals in the commercial fur trade. This year, the campaign is continuing, with a particular focus on retailers and consumers. And, as always, we are asking consumers to shop-cruelty free […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s second annual BEASTS OF FASHION fundraising gala is seeking sweet success!

On 27 October 2015, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 28 2015 – The Montreal SPCA’s second annual Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala is taking place next week, on Thursday November 5th, at the Theatre Paradoxe. The goal is to raise $200,000 in order to help the Montreal SPCA continue its important mission to care and advocate for the animals of our community. […]

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

On 22 September 2015, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 22, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Group Inc., a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec, are excited to reveal the numerous activities at the 5th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of […]

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The Montreal SPCA organises compelling event to support its “CUT THE CHAIN” campaign

On 16 September 2015, in News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 16, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA invites you to a high-impact event as part of its recent “Cut the Chain” campaign, which aims to prohibit the permanent chaining of dogs in Quebec. A giant interactive doghouse set up in front of the Mont-Royal metro station this Saturday, September 19 from 10am to 4pm, […]

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION HEARINGS ON BILL 54 – The Montreal SPCA has hope for a brighter future for the animals in our province

On 15 September 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, Tuesday September 15, 2015 – After speaking today at the parliamentary commission hearing regarding Bill 54, An Act to Improve the legal situation of Animals, the Montreal SPCA remains hopeful that the bill, provided certain modifications are made, will make a big difference for animals in this province. Bill 54 was presented on June […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s position regarding the rodeo events at the Festival Western de St-Tite

On 9 September 2015, in News, by admin

The Montreal SPCA would like to ensure that the public is aware that we are firmly opposed to the rodeo that is part of the Festival Western de St-Tite. Rodeo events (which includes the calf roping event – where calves are lassoed by their legs and thrown to the ground) subjects the animals to unnecessary stress […]