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QUEBEC, ONCE AGAIN, RANKED THE ‘BEST PROVINCE TO BE AN ANIMAL ABUSER’

On 29 July 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, July 29, 2013 – The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ADLF) has released the 2013 report ranking the Provincial Animal Welfare legislation in Canada. Quebec has once again fallen within the last three places, ranked in second to last place (with the territory of Nunavut falling in dead last). To view the ADLF report, please […]

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IMPOSITION OF A SENTENCE FOR NEGLIGENCE OF HIS PET

On 4 July 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, July 4, 2013 – In 2011, a statement of offence was issued against Richard Philie, a resident of the Province of Quebec, under Article 55.9.2, AL. 3 of the Animal Health Protection Act: “As guardian of a sick or injured animal, compromised his safety or well-being by not giving him the care required by […]

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The SPCA and the City of Montreal are launching “Operation Adoption”

On 28 June 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, June 27, 2013 – Montreal’s SPCA in partnership with the City of Montreal are organizing “Operation Adoption”, an adoption event featuring our cats to be held on July 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 at Montreal’s SPCA shelters. The main goal of this event is to facilitate the adoption of at least 100 cats […]

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Effort to Crack Down on Quebec Puppy Mills Met with Mixed Reaction

On 19 June 2013, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

MONTREAL (June 19, 2013) —Quebec’s Agriculture Minister François Gendron has announced plans to create a permit system to address the abuse of animals at Quebec puppy mills, drawing mixed reaction from animal welfare organizations (link to interview: http://bcove.me/q7gp8480). Humane Society International/Canada and the Montreal SPCA applaud the announcement but note that the proposed permit system […]

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The SPCA celebrates 144 years of proudly serving the animals of Quebec!

On 23 April 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Giving Animals a Voice Montreal, April 23, 2013 – It is on April 5, 1869, that the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (now better known as Montreal’s SPCA) was founded in Montreal by a group of prominent citizens. The SPCA was the first humane society in Canada. During the early years, […]

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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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