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PETITION: Keeping Families Together!

On 17 May 2013, in News, by admin

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 Corporation des propriétaires immobiliers du Québec’s own estimate, only 4,2% of landlords […]

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Quebec’s Position in the ALDF Rankings Improves Since Last Year But Risks Dropping Back Down Due to Breed Specific Legislation

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

Montreal, July 21 2016 – Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) released its 2016 provincial animal welfare legislation rankings. Quebec shows significant improvement since last year, moving up from being the worst province in Canada to a striking sixth position. However, ALDF cautions that Quebec risks dropping back down in the rankings next year if it […]

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A big thank you!

On 15 July 2016, in Articles, by Anita Kapuscinska

On behalf of all our animals, we would like to thank Lesley Kerr for running the Ottawa half-marathon in loving memory of her beloved aunt Patsy Kerr, all while raising funds to support the Montreal SPCA. Along with the entire Kerr family, Patsy had a true love for animals, and over time rescued many cats […]

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Our communities deserve better: the Montreal SPCA offers real solutions to make communities safer and kinder

On 13 July 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, July 13 2016 – A few weeks ago, the Montreal SPCA learned, along with Montrealers, of our city’s plan to institute breed specific legislation (BSL), which would come into effect this September. The Montreal SPCA shares citizens’ concerns and recognizes the urgency to act to ensure public safety. Today, we unveil a brand new […]

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The Montreal SPCA congratulates the City of Laval for deciding on effective dangerous dog legislation

On 6 July 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, July 6 2016 – The Montreal SPCA applauds the city of Laval for its announcement, made yesterday, that the city will be modifying and modernizing its animal care and control by-laws with a focus on owner responsibility and the adoption of breed-neutral remedial measures to deal with aggressive dogs based on their actual behavior, […]

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Pet abandonment nearly triples during moving season

On 28 June 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 29 2016 – Every summer, 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 secure affordable rental housing. Indeed, though one in two Quebec households has a pet, only 4.2% of landlords accept tenants […]

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The Montreal SPCA welcomes a new Executive Director

On 27 June 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 27 2016 – Following a lengthy and intensive selection process, the Montreal SPCA’s Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Benoit Tremblay as its Executive Director. Mr. Tremblay joins the Montreal SPCA with a 30 year experience in the charitable realm and shares a great love of animals. […]

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The Montreal SPCA is concerned that false information related to dog aggression will result in the adoption of ineffective and discriminatory legislation

On 23 June 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 24 2016 – The Montreal SPCA shares citizens’ concerns and recognizes that canine aggression represents a serious threat to public safety. This issue must be addressed in order to ensure for safe communities in which humans and dogs co-exist and enrich each other’s lives. However, studies show – and experts agree – that […]

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Letter from the Montreal SPCA’s Administration

On 19 June 2016, in Articles, by Anita Kapuscinska

Dear Citizens of Montreal, On Saturday June 18th, the Montreal SPCA learned, along with the rest of the millions of animal lovers in Montreal, of the City’s unfortunate plan to institute a ban on certain breeds starting in September. We want our donors, supporters and other animal lovers in Montreal to know that the Montreal […]

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The Montreal SPCA vows to challenge Mayor Coderre’s proposal to implement City-Wide breed ban

On 18 June 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 18 2016 – Following Mayor Denis Coderre’s announcement this morning that the city plans to include breed specific legislation (BSL) as part of its solution to address the issue of dangerous dogs, the Montreal SPCA vows to dispute any form of legislation that targets specific dogs due to their physical characteristics and is exploring […]

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The Montreal SPCA takes action

On 17 June 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 17 2016 – The Montreal SPCA recognizes that inappropriate canine aggression is a serious threat to public safety and must be addressed in order to ensure for safe communities in which humans and dogs co-exist and enrich each other’s lives.  The Montreal SPCA believes that the most effective way to tackle this issue […]

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