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Montérégie Fur Farmer Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

On 21 November 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 21st 2017 – Jean-Luc Rodier, the owner of Visons JNJ Inc., a Montérégie fur farm that was the subject of a Montreal SPCA criminal investigation, was found guilty of three counts of animal cruelty and neglect at the Saint-Hyacinthe courthouse last Thursday. The charges concern foxes that Rodier was breeding for their fur, as well […]

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Many reasons to celebrate this Thursday at the “Beasts of Fashion” gala!

On 7 November 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 7, 2017 – The fourth annual Montreal SPCA “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala will take a decidedly festive turn following the election of Projet Montréal to the mayorship of Montreal. And what better way to celebrate this historic event than to attend the SPCA’s gala, which this year has a UTOPIA theme: a […]

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Municipal elections: Great news for animals

On 5 November 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 5 2017 – Following the election of the Projet Montréal party to the mayorship of the metropolis, the Montreal SPCA is pleased that a party whose agenda gives prominence to animal issues has been brought to power. The SPCA intends to work with Valérie Plante’s administration to implement this plan as quickly as […]

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Municipal elections: The Montreal SPCA demands firm commitments towards animals and Montreal citizens

On 26 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 26th 2017 – Municipal services are an integral part of a comprehensive solution to ensure the welfare and safety of animals and citizens alike. With municipal elections fast approaching, the Montreal SPCA is asking for clear commitments from aspiring Montreal mayors regarding investment into responsible animal services and the opening date of the […]

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71 dogs liberated and available for adoption

On 18 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 18th, 2017 – On October 11th, the Ministère de l’Agriculture des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) assisted the Sûreté du Québec with the seizure of 71 small dogs. The animals were removed from the premises with the Montreal SPCA’s assistance and were placed in the custody of the Montreal SPCA, where […]

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Beasts of Fashion, the Montreal SPCA’s annual gala, is back!

On 13 October 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

UTOPIA: A world where everything’s possible Montreal, October 13th 2017 – The Montreal SPCA is pleased to invite you to its 4th annual Beasts of Fashion gala, which will be held on November 9, 2017 at Gare Dalhousie (Cirque Éloize). This fundraiser aims to raise $200,000 for the Montreal SPCA and its important work with animals. […]

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The Montreal SPCA Reacts to the Coroner’s Report on the Death of Christiane Vadnais

On 2 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 2, 2017 – Today, the Coroner’s Office issued a report on its investigation of the death of Christiane Vadnais, who was killed by a dog identified by the media as a “pitbull” in June 2016. The tragic and highly publicized incident triggered the announcement of new breed-specific legislation (BSL) at municipal and provincial […]

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Prince Edward Island Should be a Source of Inspiration for Quebec

On 17 July 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, July 17 2017 – Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF)  released its 2017 provincial animal welfare legislation rankings. Prince Edward Island showed inspiring improvement, moving up from tenth position to the very top of the rankings. New Brunswick also climbed a few ranks this year. Due to both provinces’ ascension, Quebec moved down […]

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A Devastating Combination for Pet Abandonment: Moving Season Coupled with Breed Specific Legislation

On 28 June 2017, in Press releases, News, by Marie-Ève Fraser

Montreal, June 28, 2017 – Following the City of Montreal’s recently implemented breed specific legislation (BSL) and Quebec’s proposed province-wide ban, the Montreal SPCA is anticipating disastrous consequences during the annual moving season. As the number of animals coming into the Montreal SPCA shelter nearly triples from 600 to 1,600 animals per month during the […]

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This Sunday, Let’s Hit the Pavement – Stop Injustice and Animal Cruelty

On 10 June 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 9th 2017 –The Montreal SPCA is pleased to announce the 7th edition of the largest dog walk in Montreal for the benefit of our organisation, which will be held at the Mount-Royal Park on Sunday, June 11th 2017. Participants at the annual Snout & About event will spend a festive day with fellow […]

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