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Coyotes’ deaths in Montreal need to stop

On 7 March 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, March 7, 2013 – The torturous trapping and slaying of coyotes in Montreal is an irresponsible and inhumane response to urban wildlife, says a coalition of animal welfare groups. The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Defenders (APFA, furbearerdefenders.com) in conjunction with Coyote Watch Canada and Montreal’s SPCA are calling on the City of […]

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THE SPCA PROVIDES FREE SPAY/NEUTER FOR PETS OF YOUTH AT DANS LA RUE ORGANIZATION

On 21 February 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, February 21, 2013 – This coming Tuesday, February 26th, is the first Journée nationale de la stérilisation animale au Québec (Québec Spay/Neuter Day), organized by the Veterinary Association of Quebec. Already celebrated across North America, it aims to raise awareness and encourage people to sterilize their pets. In honor of this day and to […]

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Dog theft at Montreal’s SPCA

On 18 December 2012, in Press releases, by SPCA

Montreal, December 18th, 2012 – On Saturday, December 15th, 2012, a Sheppard- Labrador mix was stolen from Montreal’s SPCA at 2:10 pm. Our security cameras show a man taking the dog from its cage and leaving the SPCA; he then goes to the SPCA parking lot, and leaves in a light-coloured car, a hatchback with […]

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Montreal’s SPCA is asking the public to take a stand against cruelty in the Pork Industry

On 10 December 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, December 10, 2012 – Last Saturday, CTV’s news magazine W5 aired a report “Food for thought” in which an undercover investigation with hidden-cameras took viewers inside one of Canada’s largest pork producer, Puratone and showed shocking conditions found there. Purotone supplies pork for some of Canada’s biggest grocery chains uncluding Metro, Walmart and Loblaws. […]

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The SPCA invites everyone to a Silent Vigil for Victims of the Fur Trade this Saturday

On 14 November 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, November 14, 2012 – Montreal’s SPCA invites everyone to a silent vigil for victims of the fur trade that will take place this Saturday, November 17, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Esplanade of the Place des Arts, on St-Catherine street in Montreal. This event is organized by the Fur-Bearer Defenders and […]

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SPCA RECOMMENDS BUYERS TO SHOP FOR A FUR-FREE WINTER COAT

On 7 November 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, November 5, 2012 – With winter just around the corner, Montreal’s SPCA is reminding the public to shop conscientiously for their winter jackets or coats. Many popular brands of jackets and coats contain real fur trims, the product of trapped or farmed animals such as wolves, coyotes, foxes and minks. Furthermore, Canada not only […]

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Dog theft at Montreal’s SPCA

On 5 November 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, November 5, 2012 – On Sunday, November 4, 2012, a Chihuahua dog was stolen from Montreal’s SPCA between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. Our security cameras show a family of two adults and two children leaving the SPCA with the dog in their arms without having completed the adoption papers and paying the adoption fees. […]

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TWO CARRIAGE HORSES RESCUED BY THE MONTREAL SPCA

On 30 October 2012, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

MONTREAL, October 30, 2012 – Last Sunday evening, October 28, Montreal’s SPCA received a call from the police requesting assistance with a case of alleged cruelty towards a carriage horse in Griffintown, in the South West area of Montreal. According to witnesses, the horse collapsed on the way back to the stables and the driver […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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