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The Launch of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s: Anima-Plus partners with the Montreal SPCA

On 18 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, June 18 2014 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Hospitals Inc. (“Anima-Plus”), a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec are pleased to announce their new partnership. Together, they are launching the 4th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the […]

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

On 16 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, June 16, 2014 – Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) released its 2014 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 third year in a row. However, the Montreal SPCA remains hopeful that with the appointment of […]

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The Montreal SPCA seizes 35 dogs from a kennel in Lanaudière

On 11 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, June 11, 2014 – Yesterday, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 large breed dogs and puppies from a facility located in the Lanaudière region. Following a number of inspections performed by the Montreal SPCA, the decision was made to seize the dogs under the Animal Health Protection Act (P-42). Montreal SPCA inspectors concluded that the […]

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Launch of the Montreal SPCA campaign “Keeping Families Together”

On 9 June 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, June 9, 2014 – Again this year, the Montreal SPCA is taking action to help stop pet abandonment and is asking everyone to support our campaign “Keeping Families Together” against no-pet clauses in residential leases. Every summer, around moving day, thousands of Quebec residents are forced to make the gut-wrenching decision to part with […]

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The Montreal SPCA helps give a second chance to a young piglet

On 14 May 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, May 14, 2014 – A few weeks ago, a young piglet named Rosalie was found and brought to the Montreal SPCA. She was just a under a month old, and yet all of her teeth and her tail had been cut, which is standard practice in the pork industry. Rosalie is considered to be […]

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Over 40 000 Quebec Citizens Demand a Revision of the Legal Status of Animals: Incoming Justice Minister called upon to update the Civil Code

On 29 April 2014, in Press releases, News, by sophie

Montreal, April 29 2014 – Since its launch on January 22nd, over 40 000 individuals have signed the Animals are not things manifesto. The manifesto, which is supported by the Montreal SPCA, calls for a reconsideration of the legal status of animals in the Civil Code of Quebec. Currently, our Civil Code considers animals to be […]

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HOP TO THE MONTREAL SPCA THIS EASTER

On 14 April 2014, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, April 14, 2014 – Every year, during Easter holidays, many people adopt rabbits as family pets. Not long after, many rabbits are abandoned in shelters, either because they were impulse decisions or they were unaware of the care that was required. The reality is that the Montreal SPCA receives over 260 rabbits a year, many […]

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The Montreal SPCA celebrates 145 years of proudly serving the animals!

On 5 April 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Giving Animals a Voice Montreal, April 4, 2014 – It was on April 5, 1869, that the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (now better known as the Montreal SPCA) was founded in Montreal by a group of prominent citizens. The Montreal SPCA was the first humane society in Canada. During the […]

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The Montreal SPCA calls on Canadians to support Bill C-571

On 11 March 2014, in Press releases, News, by sophie

Montreal, March 10, 2014 – Canada’s horse slaughter industry is one of the largest in the world, slaughtering an average of over 85, 000 horses per year. In addition to being inhumane, the industry poses a serious threat to public health and safety. This threat was recently exposed in “Tainted Meat,” a report aired by […]

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Over Thirty Quebec Public Figures Demand a Revision of Animals’ Legal Status

On 22 January 2014, in Press releases, News, by sophie

Montreal, January 22, 2014 – A manifesto announced today in La Presse calls for a reconsideration of animals’ legal status in the Civil Code of Quebec. The manifesto is signed by influential public figures from the media, the arts, and the sciences, and is supported by the Montreal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]