Press releases


Key moment in legal history for animal cruelty sentencing in Quebec

On 29 October 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, October 29th 2012- Last Friday, October 26th, a Quebec resident, Jeffrey Laberge plead guilty to 5 counts of animal cruelty and received a 6 month prison sentence, 25 year prohibition on owning or having the custody or control of an animal, a $4000 fine and 2 years probation. The case involved the severe beating […]


The SPCA and the City of Montreal organize “Operation Adoption”

On 24 October 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, October 23, 2012 – Montreal’s SPCA in partnership with the City of Montreal are organizing “Operation Adoption”, an adoption event  to be held on October 26, 27 and 28, 2012, at the Montreal’s SPCA. The main goal of this event is to facilitate the adoption of more than 200 animals throughout the three days. […]


City of Montreal’s New Animal Care and Control Plan – A Step in the Right Direction

On 18 October 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

(Montreal – October 18, 2012)  Montreal’s SPCA is pleased by the news that the city of Montreal plans to modernise their animal care and control plan. By building a new facility for animals, harmonising animal regulations across the island, and focussing on animal overpopulation and animal welfare the city has taken an important step to […]


Case of Wicca raises serious concerns about current and proposed new by-law dealing with dangerous dogs in the City of Montreal

On 26 July 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, July 26, 2012 – This past Monday, Wicca, a dog deemed dangerous by the City of Montreal, was removed from her owner and brought to the Berger Blanc pending a euthanasia ordered by the City on June 11th. This case highlights the inherent flaws in the current animal control by-law, in particular that a […]


Reward offered for information regarding steel jaw leg hold trap that injured a cat in Montreal North

On 16 July 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, July 16, 2012 – Last week, a grey male 1 year old cat named Boots, was rushed to the SPCA in Montreal facility after he sustained serious injuries when his paw was caught in a steel jaw leg hold trap. According to the SPCA veterinary team, Boots may have had his paw stuck in […]


Cat caught paw in steel jaw leg hold trap in Montreal North

On 11 July 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

Montreal, July 11, 2012 – Yesterday morning, a cat, who we have named named Botté , was rushed to the SPCA facility with its paw caught in a steel jaw leg hold trap. The cat caught one of his front paw in a steel jaw leg hold trap that was set under a balcony in […]

Montreal SPCA receives over 80 cats from a hoarding situation

On 14 June 2012, in Press releases, Non classé, News, by SPCA

Moving day is still several weeks away and already the Montreal SPCA is receiving over 30 cats a day from owners who abandon their animals and domestic cats found as strays In addition, the shelter received over 80 cats today from a hoarding situation in Le Plateau Montreal. “We are currently experiencing a huge augmentation […]


Clinique Vétérinaire Plateau Mont-Royal Holds Free spay/neuter Clinic in partnership with the SPCA and Mile End Community Mission

On 25 April 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

(Montréal – April 25th, 2012) This Sunday the Clinique Vétérinaire Plateau Mont Royal [Plateau Vet Clinic] will be holding a free spay/neuter day for cats belonging to clients of the Mile End Community Mission, who otherwise would be unable to afford the cost of spaying or neutering their animals. The staff at the Plateau Vet […]


Montreal SPCA and Montreal ComicCon team-up for 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On 14 March 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

Calling all super-hero fans!  The Montreal SPCA has teamed up with Montreal ComicCon for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade!  In support of the SPCA’s parade theme of “Be a super-hero!  Rescue me!”, Montreal ComicCon has recruited a few good men and women to march in full superhero regalia alongside SPCA volunteers and their dogs. […]


HSI Canada and CSPCA Call on Quebec Government to Strengthen Animal Protection Laws

On 14 January 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

Upcoming Meeting Provides Critical Opportunity for Action MONTREAL – Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals applaud the recent steps by the Quebec government to improve animal protection laws, but note that further action is needed. An upcoming taskforce meeting on January 13 will provide an important opportunity […]

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