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FLORE – A HAPPY MIRACLE!

On 3 April 2013, in News, by admin

Hello, my name is Flore and I’m a cute grey female 4-year-old cat. I was found in winter under a car completely exhausted and terrified. I was very skinny and about 20% of my body was burned because I was hiding near the car engine to get warm. Luckily, a good Samaritan brought me to […]

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TO BE A RESPONSIBLE OWNER

On 27 March 2013, in News, by admin

Earlier this year, the magazine Protégez-vous published a practical guide on pets (available in French). Adopting a pet is a long term commitment. If a new companion brings many benefits, we must be aware that his presence doesn’t always offer just advantages. This guide aims to give you a better idea of ​​what this commitment means […]

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The adorables: today meet JACK!

On 22 March 2013, in News, by admin

Jack is part of the Adorables, a group of dogs who have been up for adoption for more than two weeks at Montreal’s SPCA. Hello, my name is Jack! Do you have some energy to spend and like to take long walks in the fresh air? I have a solution for you, why don’t you become […]

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The Benchwarmers: meet our four musketeers!

On 8 March 2013, in News, by admin

Our program ‘The Benchwarmers’ (Les vétérans) applies to all cats who spent more than two weeks at the SPCA! Aimed at promoting their adoption, the adoption fee is only $40 for all benchwarmers.* This includes sterilization, vaccine, dewormer, microchip and a 30 day health guarantee, just like a regular adoption. Today, meet our four musketeers: […]

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Coyotes’ deaths in Montreal need to stop

On 7 March 2013, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, March 7, 2013 – The torturous trapping and slaying of coyotes in Montreal is an irresponsible and inhumane response to urban wildlife, says a coalition of animal welfare groups. The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Defenders (APFA, furbearerdefenders.com) in conjunction with Coyote Watch Canada and Montreal’s SPCA are calling on the City of […]

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The adorables: meet KARL!

On 6 March 2013, in News, by admin

We are happy to present the Adorables, a group of dogs who have been up for adoption for more than two weeks at the Montreal SPCA. Today, meet Karl a nice mix of Collie and Labrador who is about two-year-old and weighs 75 pounds. He is a big active dog who needs an athletic family with experience and […]

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Word from the Director – Towards a better place for animals

On 6 March 2013, in News, by admin

In this issue of the Express, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the SPCA’s Inspection team. Our work in investigating cases of cruelty and neglect is truly a heritage issue for the SPCA; we were the first organization in all of Canada to investigate cases of animal abuse since our inception in […]

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Why not to buy an animal from a pet store, online or through ads

On 4 March 2013, in Articles, News, by admin

Did you know that thousands of dogs and cats throughout Canada spend their entire lives in small cages, living in inhumane conditions for the sole purpose of breeding, again and again, to generate puppies and kittens to be sold in pet stores or online? These dogs and cats are animals used as breeding machines in […]

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THE SPCA PROVIDES FREE SPAY/NEUTER FOR PETS OF YOUTH AT DANS LA RUE ORGANIZATION

On 21 February 2013, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, February 21, 2013 – This coming Tuesday, February 26th, is the first Journée nationale de la stérilisation animale au Québec (Québec Spay/Neuter Day), organized by the Veterinary Association of Quebec. Already celebrated across North America, it aims to raise awareness and encourage people to sterilize their pets. In honor of this day and to […]

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The SPCA and AQSS’s position about draft regulations regarding certain permits

On 19 February 2013, in News, by admin

On December 27th, 2012, MAPAQ (Quebec Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) published draft regulations regarding permits for certain owners of dogs or cats. The draft regulations require any owner or guardian with 15 or more dogs (or cats) to apply and obtain a permit by simply sending payment along with specific information to MAPAQ […]

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