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BREED SPECIFIC LEGISLATION

On 29 June 2014, in News, by admin

The borough of Outremont is now polling their citizens to ask if they want to repeal the ban against pit bull type dogs  currently in force in their community (commonly referred to as breed specific legislation or BSL). Citizens of Outremont therefore have the opportunity to voice their opinion on the issue of BSL in […]

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The Launch of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s: Anima-Plus partners with the Montreal SPCA

On 18 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 18 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 their new partnership. Together, they are launching the 4th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the […]

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DON’T LEAVE ANIMALS INSIDE CARS

On 17 June 2014, in Articles, News, by admin

We want to remind everyone that leaving your pet or any other animal alone in a car is a very bad idea, particularly on a hot day. Since dogs and cats have only a limited ability to sweat, even a short time in a hot environment can be life-threatening and lead to a heat stroke. […]

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ALDF Rankings once again name Quebec as worst Province for Animal Protection in Canada

On 16 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 16, 2014 – Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) released its 2014 provincial animal welfare legislation rankings. Quebec once again falls in second to last place, upholding Quebec’s reputation  as being “the best province to be  an animal abuser” for a third year in a row. However, the Montreal SPCA remains hopeful that with the appointment of […]

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The Montreal SPCA seizes 35 dogs from a kennel in Lanaudière

On 11 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 11, 2014 – Yesterday, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 large breed dogs and puppies from a facility located in the Lanaudière region. Following a number of inspections performed by the Montreal SPCA, the decision was made to seize the dogs under the Animal Health Protection Act (P–42). Montreal SPCA inspectors concluded that the […]

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Launch of the Montreal SPCA campaign “Keeping Families Together”

On 9 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 9, 2014 – Again this year, the Montreal SPCA is taking action to help stop pet abandonment and is asking everyone to support our campaign “Keeping Families Together” against no-pet clauses in residential leases. Every summer, around moving day, thousands of Quebec residents are forced to make the gut-wrenching decision to part with […]

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FLEA CONTROL: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

On 4 June 2014, in Articles, News, by admin

Did you know that fleas can cause your pet various health problems such as intestinal parasites, allergies and skin infections? We encourage flea prevention treatment, which costs considerably less than having to treat an infestation. You can begin a series of treatments during the months of June to November (start earlier if the summer days […]

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AN INSPECTION CASE ENDS WELL FOR THREE DOGS

On 4 June 2014, in Articles, News, by admin

For many years, the Montreal SPCA has been working very hard with the three levels of government (municipal, provincial and federal) to improve animal welfare laws. In 2013, our inspection service investigated 1,102 new complaints and conducted the inspection of 2,846 animals, all species combined. A total of 195 animals were seized as a result of their […]

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Our Development team: raising hope!

On 4 June 2014, in Articles, News, by admin

The Montreal SPCA takes in more than 14,000 animals each year who are surrendered by owners or brought to us as stray. They can be healthy, injured or sometimes in need of special care*. As one of the busiest animal shelters in Canada, we provide varied services for companion and farm animals along with exotic […]

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WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR

On 4 June 2014, in News, by admin

My first job out of college was working as a kennel attendant in an animal shelter. Although my college studies (aeronautical science) had nothing whatsoever to do with my new occupation, I was so very excited to be working alongside other like-minded people to help and to protect animals. After about a year of working […]

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