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The Montreal SPCA’s position regarding the Festival du cochon de Sainte-Perpétue

On 30 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 30, 2015 – Every year, the municipality of Sainte-Perpétue holds an event called the Festival du cochon (“the pig festival”). This year the event is being held from August 5th-9th.  The Montreal SPCA is vehemently opposed to this event, as it subjects pigs and wild boars to stress and suffering all in the […]

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LOVE AND CHOCOLATE: the Montreal SPCA’s second annual Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala is seeking sweet success!

On 28 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 28 2015 – The Montreal SPCA will hold its second annual Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala on November 5th, 2015, at the Theatre Paradoxe. The goal is to raise $200,000 in order to help the Montreal SPCA continue its important mission to care and advocate for the animals of our community. This year’s […]

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The Launch of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s

On 21 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 22 2015 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Group Inc., a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec are pleased to announce the 5th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of the Montreal SPCA to be held […]

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A carriage horse falls in Montreal, demonstrating, once again, that the city is no places for horses

On 15 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 16, 2015 – Tuesday afternoon, a number of bystanders saw a carriage horse slip and fall on the corner of Notre-Dame West and Peel. According to one witness, the horse appeared terrified and had difficulty standing. Unfortunately, such incidents are not uncommon in our city, and each year, there are hundreds of complaints […]

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“Operation Adoption” is back at the Montreal SPCA!

On 14 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 14, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA in partnership with the Ville de Montréal are organizing Operation Adoption, an adoption clinic featuring cats and dogs, on July  17 and 18 at the Montreal SPCA’s two shelters. The main goal of this event is to facilitate the adoption of 120 animals over these two days. […]

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

On 7 July 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, July 7, 2015 – Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) released its 2015 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 fourth year in a row. However, the Montreal SPCA remains hopeful that Minister Pierre Paradis’ recently […]

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Pet abandonment triples during moving season

On 29 June 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 30, 2015 – Every year, the Montreal SPCA takes action to help stop pet abandonment and asks the public to support our Keeping Families Together campaign which includes opposing standard no-pet clauses in residential leases. This year, our campaign included a provincial petition, which was submitted to the National Assembly by Manon Massé, […]

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Truth in Labelling: The Montreal SPCA submits a petition signed by over 10,000 Canadians to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

On 16 June 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 16th, 2015 – Following its Truth in Labelling campaign launched last fall, the Montreal SPCA submitted a petition signed by over 10,000 Canadians to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and to the honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. The petition demands that the Agency regulate the use of animal welfare claims […]

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Montreal SPCA’s petition against no-pet clauses in residential leases receives overwhelming public support

On 3 June 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, June 4, 2015 – Every year, the Montreal SPCA takes action to help stop pet abandonment and asks the public to support  our Keeping Families Together campaign which includes opposing standard no-pet clauses in residential leases. This year, our campaign includes a provincial petition, which was launched on March 9th on the National Assembly […]

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The Montreal SPCA seeks the public’s help for information related to a mutilated kitten found in Laval

On 28 May 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, May 28, 2015 – On May 16th, a deceased male kitten who had been severely mutilated was brought to the Montreal SPCA. The Montreal SPCA veterinary team determined that the two-month old kitten, named Abel by our staff, suffered severe traumatic injuries, specifically a deep cut from his chin to his shoulder, which entirely […]

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