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PETITION: Keeping Families Together!

On 17 May 2013, in News, by SPCA

Every summer, around moving day, thousands of Quebec residents are forced to make the gut-wrenching decision to part with a beloved pet, whom they consider a member of their family, in order to find rental housing that meets their needs. Indeed, by the Régie du logement’s own estimate, only 3% of landlords accept tenants with […]

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35 dogs seized by the Montreal SPCA are now available for adoption!

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

Montreal, September 11 2014 – On June 10th, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 medium and large breed dogs from a facility located in the Lanaudière region under the Animal Health Protection Act. These dogs have spent most of their lives living in unsanitary conditions, in addition to being kept either chained outdoors or crated inside […]

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THE MICROCHIP: TO BETTER IDENTIFY YOUR PET

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

The microchip is an electronic and hypoallergenic device the size of a grain of rice painlessly inserted under the animal’s skin at the height of the shoulder blades on the back. This small chip contains a unique identification number linked to a database containing important information about the animal, including the owner’s contact details. It’s […]

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HORSES SAVED BY OUR INSPECTORS

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

Did you know that the Montreal SPCA inspectors spend more than half their time in the field running inspections and investigations? The balance is devoted to writing reports, building criminal cases and testifying in court whenever necessary. To help you better understand their everyday practice, here is one of their cases: During the winter of […]

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A TEAM CONTRIBUTING TO ENRICH THE LIFE OF OUR ANIMALS

On 10 September 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

Our new life-enrichment program started in February 2014 with a dozen volunteers. Its goal is to foster animal well-being while relieving some of the stress they might feel staying at the Montreal SPCA shelter. It also increases their adoption potential. This is a multifaceted program that includes senses stimulation (sound, sight, touch, smell and taste). […]

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WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR

On 10 September 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

There is a tendency for people to think of animal shelters as organizations that protect dogs and cats. Given that the Montreal SPCA received over 2,700 animals last year that were NOT dogs and cats suggests that our animal care program is wide-ranging. We care for pigs, snakes, rabbits, hamsters, chickens, turtles, mice, rats, goats, […]

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Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s Unveiling the activities of the day

On 8 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 8 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 the agenda of the 4th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of the Montreal […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s position regarding the rodeo events at the Festival western de Saint-Tite

On 5 September 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

Following the article in La Presse regarding the Saint-Tite Western festival, the Montreal SPCA would like to ensure that the public is aware that we are firmly opposed to the rodeo that is part of this festival. Rodeo events (which includes the calf roping event – where calves are lassoed by their legs and thrown to […]

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Truth in Labelling: The Montreal SPCA Launches a Campaign for the Mandatory Labelling of Production Method on Egg, Dairy, and Meat Products

On 2 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 2 2014 – The Montreal SPCA is launching a campaign demanding that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulate the use of animal welfare claims and impose mandatory labelling of production method on animal products. In Canada, there is currently no regulatory oversight of the claims and images related to animal welfare that […]

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The Montreal SPCA gives Quebec ministry of fauna formal notice to act in Montérégie fur farm case

On 26 August 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, August 26 2014 – Despite repeated efforts by the Montreal SPCA, Humane Society International / Canada, and the public to convince the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec (MFFP) to use its law enforcement powers to rescue foxes and mink at a fur farm in the Montérégie, the MFFP remains […]

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NATIONAL DOG DAY ON AUGUST 26

On 22 August 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

Come celebrate National Dog Day with your trusty companion on August 26 during “happy hour” at the Loews Hotel Vogue. Various activities will take place at this event and donations will go to the Montreal SPCA. For example, a signature cocktail created especially for the occasion and gift bags for dogs will be offered. You […]

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