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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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The Montreal SPCA’s reaction to the release of minks at the fur farm in Montérégie

On 20 August 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

The Montreal SPCA learned today, through media reports, that some of the minks on the fur farm being investigated by the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks have been set free by an intruder and police are investigating. The Montreal SPCA has concerns as to how this action could affect its case, and it […]

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An Open Letter Regarding the Fur Farm Case

On 16 August 2014, in Articles, News, by SPCA

On the morning of August 14, both the Journal de Montreal and CBC TV carried stories about how the Quebec Ministère de la Forêts, Faune, et Parcs (MFFP for short) failed to act on behalf of the very laws they are obligated to enforce. Nearly 100 foxes and thousands of minks, deprived of water, suffering […]

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Quebec government refuses to rescue foxes in critical state on fur farm

On 14 August 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, August 14 2014 – Authorities from the Quebec Ministère de la Forêts, Faune, et Parcs (Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks – MFFP) are refusing to rescue approximately 80 red foxes in distress on a fur farm north of Montreal. Multiple inspections by the MFFP in recent weeks have revealed that the foxes are […]

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On 11 August 2014, in News, by SPCA

The Community Day will take place on Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Booths will line Sainte-Catherine Street East, between Saint-Hubert and Papineau streets. This event allows members of both the LGBTA and mainstream communities to discover many exciting organizations, community groups, businesses and sports teams. This event has the mandate to […]

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This Friday: a special day for our cats (5 months and up)!

On 7 August 2014, in News, by SPCA

Currently, we have many healthy cats available for adoption and our shelter has reached its maximum capacity. We want to find a good adoptive family for each cat, so we decided to organize a special adoption day. That is why this Friday, August 8, 2014, the ADOPTION FEES FOR CATS 5 MONTHS OLD AND UP […]

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New bill aimed at modifying the legal status of animals announced

On 7 August 2014, in Articles, Press releases, by SPCA

Montreal, August 7 2014 – Yesterday, the Minister of Agriculture, Pierre Paradis, announced his intention to put forward a bill that would redefine animals in the Civil Code of Quebec and grant them the status of sentient beings. In order to proceed with this reform, Mr. Paradis reached an agreement with the Minister of Justice, […]

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Thank you to everyone who took part in the Just for Cats Video Festival!

On 5 August 2014, in Articles, News, by SPCA

Montreal, August 5, 2014 – Saturday was definitely a feline, festive and family day which ended purrfectly with a screening of the best cat videos from YouTube. With close to 1,000 participants on this unexpectedly hot and sunny August day, we can safely say that the very first edition of the GRIFF Just for Cats […]

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The Association of Progressive Jurists (APJ) and the Montreal SPCA propose improvements to traditional animal control by-laws

On 30 July 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, July 30, 2014 – The Association of Progressive Jurists (AJP) and the Montreal SPCA are announcing the publication of AJP’s document which provides a critical analysis of traditional animal control by-laws and the publication of Montreal SPCA’s model animal by-law. The AJP and Montreal SPCA consider that the current legislation contains a number of […]

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Now Recruiting : Pigeon Fosters

On 25 July 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

In conjunction with Urban Animal Advocates (UAA), the Montreal SPCA is actively seeking volunteers interested in becoming pigeon fosters. Urban Animal Advocates is a registered charity dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of urban wildlife.  Reporting directly to UAA, persons interested in participating in the rehabilitation and release of wild pigeons will receive full […]

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On 16 July 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

Regarding the situation of carriage horses in Montreal, the Montreal SPCA is very preoccupied by the horses’ welfare and the working conditions they are subjected to. We are absolutely opposed to the use of horses in cities for the pulling of carriages. Such use subjects the animals to unacceptable levels of mortal risk, including those […]

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