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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 […]

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DOGS SEIZED BY THE MONTREAL SPCA NOW READY FOR NEW HOMES!

On 18 December 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Press release – for immediate release Montreal, December 18, 2013 – On September 3, 2013, the Montreal SPCA and the MAPAQ (Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food), assisted by HSI Canada, seized 84 dogs from a commercial breeding facility, known as “Chenil des Petits Amours”, in the Monteregie region, south of Montreal. Today, all […]

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Animals in focus: a book, a photo exhibition… and a Kickstarter project

On 6 December 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, December 6, 2013 – The exhibition Animals in focus was launched in October 2012 in Montreal. Since then, this exhibition of large format photographs, featuring a wide variety of animals from the Montreal SPCA, was displayed in different locations. Established by professional photographer Patrice Beriault, this exhibition presents the public with a new way […]

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OPERATION ADOPTION FOR ADULT CATS – on December 5 and 6, 2013

On 2 December 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Be a HERO and adopt an adult cat! Montreal, December 2, 2013 – The Montreal SPCA is organizing Operation Adoption for Adult Cats, to be held on December 5 and 6, 2013 from noon to 8:00 pm at the two Montreal SPCA shelters. We have been receiving a particularly high number of abandoned or stray […]

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THE MONTREAL SPCA ASKS CONSUMERS TO SHOP WITH A CONSCIENCE WHEN PURCHASING A WINTER COAT AND BUY FUR FREE

On 11 November 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, November 11, 2013 – It is that time of the year again, where it begins to get colder outside and people are beginning to shop for their winter coats. Sadly the use of fur on coats and other winter accessories, from animals such as coyotes, mink, fox and wolves that are trapped or raised […]

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ADOPTION DAY FOR CATS – November 7, 2013

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

Montreal , November 4, 2013 – The Montreal SPCA is organizing Adoption Day for Cats, an adoption clinic featuring our feline friends, to be held on November 7, 2013 from 10:00am to 10:00pm at the two Montreal SPCA shelters. We are still receiving a particularly high number of abandoned or stray cats and we need […]

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The Montreal SPCA and Pit Stop Montreal celebrate National Pit Bull Awareness Day

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

Montreal, October 23, 2013 – This year’s National Pit Bull Awareness Day is October 26, 2013! In honor of this National day, and to promote and raise public awareness about Pit Bull type dogs, the Montreal SPCA and Pit Stop Montreal are hosting a special event this Saturday from 12:00 pm to 4:00pm at the […]

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The Montreal SPCA asks the public to take a stand against cruelty in the egg industry

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

Montreal, October 21, 2013 – Last Saturday, CTV’s news magazine W5 aired “Behind the Barn Door”, a report which revealed shocking images from a hidden-camera investigation inside one of Alberta’s largest egg farms. This facility supplies eggs to Burnbrae Farms, which is McDonald’s Canada’s exclusive egg provider. The investigation was undertaken by Mercy for Animals […]

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6 QUESTIONS FOR MAYORAL CANDIDATES REGARDING MUNICIPAL ANIMAL WELFARE ISSUES

On 16 October 2013, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, October 16, 2013 – In the last few years, residents of the city of Montreal have expressed that municipal animal related issues are important to them, and that they are looking to the future municipal government to enact by-laws and adopt policies to help address some of these issues. As the election date draws […]

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The Montreal SPCA rescues 88 dogs and cats from two inspection cases

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

Montreal, October 7, 2013 – The Montreal SPCA has recently conducted two important rescues of animals that were the subject of cruelty investigations. In both cases their previous owners surrendered the animals to the SPCA, but had they not been, further enforcement actions would have been necessary. Here is a summary of the facts: On […]