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Dogs saved from slaughter in China find forever homes in Montreal

On 11 January 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal SPCA and Humane Society International/Canada grateful for public support for 32 pups rescued from dog meat festival Montreal, January 11th, 2017 – After being rescued from certain death by Humane Society International at a dog meat festival in Yulin, China, 26 of the 32 dogs transported to Quebec have already been adopted thanks to […]

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The Dogs from China are Available for Adoption as of Today

On 6 January 2017, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Friday, January 6th 2017 – On December 23, the Montreal SPCA welcomed 32 dogs saved from slaugther at China’s dog meat festival by Humane Society International/Canada. Having received the care from canine behaviour experts, veterinarians and staff at the shelter, the dogs are available for adoption as of today, January 6 at noon. Many of […]

Dogs rescued from Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The dogs in these images are awaiting transport to Canada, where they will be placed with shelters and rehabilitated before moving on to forever homes with their new families.

Home for the Holidays: Dogs saved from slaughter at China’s Yulin dog meat festival arrive in Montreal

On 23 December 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 23rd 2016 – Over 30 dogs have safely arrived at the Montreal SPCA after being rescued from slaughter by Humane Society International/Canada at the Yulin dog meat festival in China earlier this year. The dogs are part of a larger group of 110 dogs that HSI/Canada transported from China to Canada on December 21st to […]

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Montreal SPCA Excludes Dogs from its Animal Service Contracts with Boroughs in the City of Montreal

On 22 December 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 22nd 2016 – Following the implementation of the provisions in the city of Montreal’s animal control by-law which unjustly targeting certain types of dogs, the Montreal SPCA has recently communicated with its partners from nine of the boroughs it serves on the Island of Montreal. The SPCA regretfully confirmed its intention to no […]

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Kind Food : A new recipe book from the Montreal SPCA

On 14 December 2016, in Articles, Non classé, News, by Marie-Ève Fraser

The Montreal SPCA is proud to present Kind Food, an amazing new plant-based recipe book that is inspired by our collective love for animals, for our planet and for each other. These hand-picked scrumptious recipes will surely please everyone. “I am so proud that volunteers who work on behalf of our organization have created this […]

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The Montreal SPCA is disappointed by the Court of Appeal’s Lifting of the Suspension of the Montreal By-Law Provisions Targeting “Pit Bull Type Dogs”

On 1 December 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 1st 2016 –Today, the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned the Superior Court’s suspension of the sections of the City of Montreal’s by-law targeting “pit bull type dogs”, while rendering a stay in relation to several concessions made by the City during the appeal hearings . The lifting of the suspension order means that […]

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A BIG SUCCESS FOR BEASTS OF FASHION 2016!

On 16 November 2016, in Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Thank you to everyone who participated in our third “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala which took place last night at the Paradoxe Theatre. Thank you to Ross Paperman who conducted our live auction. Thank you to One Last Chance Rescue for their generous donation of $40,000. Thank you to Bebop Bettie Jazz Quartet for their […]

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Beasts of Fashion 2016: Live Auction

On 7 November 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

At the Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala, come discover a spectacular live auction. Hurry, as there are only a few tickets remaining, visit www.beastsoffashion.com for more information. Don’t miss your chance! LUXURY ROOM FOR TWO AT MANOR HOVEY The elegant 5-stars Manoir Hovey is located near North Hately on the shores of Lake Massawippi. It’s been ranked […]

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This Thursday, Let’s Celebrate Animal Diversity at the “Beasts of Fashion” Gala

On 7 November 2016, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 7 2016 – The third annual Montreal SPCA “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala will take a detour into sparkly new territory with its new 2016 theme “Love under the Stars” this Thursday at the Théâtre Paradoxe. Hundreds of guests will celebrate their love for animals and experience an unforgettable magical evening. Decorated with […]

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A First Victory! The Superior Court Orders a Stay of the Montreal By-Law’s Provisions Targeting “Pit Bull Type Dogs”

On 5 October 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 5th 2016 – Today, the honourable Judge Louis Gouin of the Quebec Superior Court rendered his decision in the lawsuit opposing the Montreal SPCA and the City of Montreal concerning the new animal control by-law. Agreeing with the Montreal SPCA, he ordered the suspension of the sections of the by-law targeting certain breeds, […]