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The Montreal SPCA is asking consumers to shop with a conscience when purchasing a winter coat as part of #MakeFurHistory

On 4 November 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 4 2015 – Last year, the Montreal SPCA launched the Make Fur History campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of the plight of animals in the commercial fur trade. This year, the campaign is continuing, with a particular focus on retailers and consumers. And, as always, we are asking consumers to shop-cruelty free […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s second annual BEASTS OF FASHION fundraising gala is seeking sweet success!

On 27 October 2015, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 28 2015 – The Montreal SPCA’s second annual Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala is taking place next week, on Thursday November 5th, 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. […]

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Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s unveiling the activities of the day

On 22 September 2015, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 22, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Group Inc., a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec, are excited to reveal the numerous activities at the 5th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of […]

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION HEARINGS ON BILL 54 – The Montreal SPCA has hope for a brighter future for the animals in our province

On 15 September 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, Tuesday September 15, 2015 – After speaking today at the parliamentary commission hearing regarding Bill 54, An Act to Improve the legal situation of Animals, the Montreal SPCA remains hopeful that the bill, provided certain modifications are made, will make a big difference for animals in this province. Bill 54 was presented on June […]

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“Cut the Chain”: The Montreal SPCA asks Quebec citizens to take action in order to ban the permanent chaining of dogs

On 8 September 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 8, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA is launching its “Cut the Chain” campaign aimed at persuading the provincial government to prohibit the permanent chaining of dogs. Citizens from across the province are invited to take action by visiting cutthechain.ca. Currently, in Quebec, thousands of dogs spend their entire lives chained outdoors, in full […]

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Montreal SPCA launches new campaign “Downtown Montreal is no place for horses”

On 13 August 2015, in Press releases, News, by admin

Montreal, August 13, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA is announcing the launch of its new campaign “Downtown Montreal is No Place for Horses” – which aims to raise awareness about the inherent suffering of carriage horses in Montreal and seeks to implement a phase out of the industry in our city. This Saturday, the City […]

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The Montreal SPCA seizes over 550 exotic birds

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

Montreal, August 4, 2015 – Last Thursday, the Montreal SPCA seized over 550 exotic birds from a pet store and breeding facility in Montreal. Following an investigation by the Montreal SPCA’s inspection department, the decision was made to seize the animals under the Criminal Code as the birds were lacking critical care. The seized birds […]

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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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