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Discover the wonderful world of rabbits at the Montreal SPCA

On 21 March 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 22, 2016 – 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 nearly 300 rabbits a year, many […]

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The annual walk is back with a new strut!

On 15 March 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 16 2016 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Groupe vétérinaire AnimaPlus Inc., a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec are pleased to announce the 6th edition of the annual walk for the benefit of the Montreal SPCA. We are thrilled to unveil the […]

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Conviction in Pont Rouge veal calf case

On 10 March 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 10, 2016 – Following the Montreal SPCA’s investigation into a milk-fed veal farm located in Pont Rouge, Quebec, Éric Dame, a former employee of the facility, has been found guilty of subjecting the animals to abuse and mistreatment. He was sentenced to a 4,000$ fine and will be prohibited from possessing more than […]

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New Federal Bill Aiming to Provide Better Protection to Animals

On 2 March 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 3 2016 – Leading animal protection groups across the country, including the Montreal SPCA, worked closely with Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith to develop Bill C-246, a private member’s bill which would make desperately needed improvements to the animal cruelty provisions of the Criminal Code, prohibit the practice of shark finning in Canadian waters, […]

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An update on Penelope’s case

On 2 March 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 2, 2016 – Yesterday, the Montreal SPCA reached out to the public to help identify Penelope’s abusers. She was found on Saturday morning abandoned in the parking lot of Harvey’s restaurant, near Namur metro, in a very critical medical state. The Montreal SPCA is very saddened to announce Penelope’s passing. Unfortunately, due to […]

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$1,000 reward offered for information related to a severely neglected dog abandoned in a parking lot

On 1 March 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, March 1, 2016 – Last Saturday morning around 9:00 am, an emaciated dog was brought to the Montreal SPCA. The dog, named Penelope by Montreal SPCA staff, was found abandoned in the parking lot of Harvey’s restaurant, near the Namur metro station in Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. Penelope is a female shih-tzu, of approximately 9 years of […]

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Join Meagan Duhamel, Georges Laraque and Élise Desaulniers to Make Fur History

On 8 February 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, February 8, 2016 – February 12th 2016, is the Canadian Fur Free Friday, a National day dedicated to encourage consumers to go fur-free and to remind the public of the inherent cruelty associated with wearing or buying fur. In honor of this day, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Montreal SPCA […]

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The Montreal SPCA seizes 20 live animals as well as cadavers from a property located in Lanaudière

On 14 January 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, January 15, 2016 – Yesterday, the Montreal SPCA seized two dogs, eleven turkeys, two pheasants, and five partridges along with a number of deceased animals from a property located in the Lanaudière region. Following an investigation by the Montreal SPCA inspection department, the decision was made to seize the animals under the Criminal Code […]

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The Montreal SPCA asks Verdun to opt for non-lethal, humane solution to beaver issues

On 22 December 2015, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 23, 2015 – The Montreal SPCA recently learned that the municipality of Verdun is once again this year, planning to hire trappers to trap and kill beavers that are causing some damage to trees in the community. Beavers are intelligent, monogamous animals who play a vital role in the ecosystem. In fact, 50% […]

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The National Assembly passes Bill 54

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

Montreal, December 4, 2015 – Bill 54, An Act to Improve the legal situation of Animals, was passed today by Quebec’s National Assembly. With the adoption of Bill 54 a new provincial act exclusively dedicated to animal welfare will replace the existing welfare provisions of the Animal Health Protection Act. The Civil Code of Quebec […]

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