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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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Cats and dogs seized by the Montreal SPCA are now available for adoption!

On 4 May 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, May 4th 2015 – On February 3rd, the Montreal SPCA seized nearly 40 cats and 60 dogs from a breeding facility located on Montreal’s south shore under the Animal Health Protection Act. These animals, most of whom were housed in cages, were living in unsanitary and unsafe conditions. Last Thursday, a judge ordered that […]

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Great news for pets in Town of Mount Royal

On 27 April 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, April 27, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA is applauding the Town of Mount Royal (TMR) on their plans to adopt a new animal by-law on May 25th in order to regulate the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in their community.  The amendments to the by-law will regulate the sourcing and sterilisation of dogs, […]

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The Montreal SPCA asks the public to take a stand against cruelty in chicken slaughter

On 31 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, March 31, 2015 – On Saturday, CTV’s news program W5 aired “For the Birds”, a report which revealed shocking images from a hidden-camera investigation conducted by Mercy for Animals Canada inside one of Canada’s largest chicken slaughterhouses. The facility, located in Ontario, is owned by Maple Lodge Farms and slaughters an average of approximately […]

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The Official Grand Opening of Mittens-Montreal SPCA Targeted Permanent Sterilization Clinic

On 27 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, March 27, 2015 – This morning, the Montreal SPCA announced its official grand opening of the Mittens-Montreal SPCA Targeted Permanent Sterilization Clinic (Gabrielle Carrière, chief veterinarian). This clinic is a proactive initiative to tackle Quebec’s pet overpopulation problem by offering sterilization services at reduced rates for pet guardians with limited financial resources. At the […]

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Manon Massé MNA, to support Montreal SPCA’s petition against no-pet clauses in residential leases

On 10 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, March 11, 2015 – Again this year, the Montreal SPCA is taking action to help stop pet abandonment and is asking the public to join our campaign Keeping Families Together against no-pet clauses in residential leases. This year, our campaign includes a provincial petition, which is supported by Manon Massé, Member in the National […]

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4,600$ reward offered for information related to the dog with a cracked skull found last week in the Plateau

On 9 March 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, March 9th, 2015 – Last week, the Montreal SPCA asked for the public’s help for information related to Cannelle, a severely injured dog left to die in a cardboard box in the Plateau. The SPCA’s inspection department has opened a criminal investigation into this case, but still lacks critical information. In order to help […]

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