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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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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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The Montreal SPCA is disappointed with the City of Brossard’s decision for banning pit bull type dogs

On 14 June 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

The Montreal SPCA learned this morning that the city of Brossard wishes to implement a breed ban as part of its municipal regulations. The City of Brossard is implementing this regulation despite the fact that experts, including veterinarians, dog behaviorists and animal protection organizations, who all agree that breed bans do nothing to improve public […]

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Thank you to all the AnimaPlus Snout & About participants!

On 14 June 2016, in Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Thank you to all the two- and four-legged participants who took part last Sunday at the 6th edition of the annual walk, “AnimaPlus Snout & About” for the benefit of the Montreal SPCA! Despite the weather, we had such a great time together! Thank you to our master of ceremonies Jessica Laventure from Global News […]

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Supreme Court Bestiality Decision is a Wakeup Call

On 10 June 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 10 2016 – In a long awaited decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that using an animal for sexual gratification is legal as long as it does not involve penetration. The case involved a British-Columbia man charged with sexually abusing his two underage step-daughters over the course of several years, including, […]

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Dangerous dogs and public safety

On 9 June 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 9 2016 – The Montreal SPCA is saddened by the tragic death of the woman who apparently died due to a dangerous dog attack. Though we wait to learn more details about what circumstances led to this incident, the Montreal SPCA has always been, and will always remain, concerned about dangerous dogs in […]

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This Sunday, Let’s Walk Against Animal Cruelty!

On 8 June 2016, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, June 8 2016 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Groupe vétérinaire AnimaPlus Inc., a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec are excited to reveal the numerous activities at the 6th edition of the annual walk. This year, at the AnimaPlus Snout & About let’s […]

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The Montreal SPCA is disappointed by the lifting of the horse-drawn carriage moratorium

On 25 May 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, May 25 2016 - After obtaining a temporary injunction by Montreal horse-drawn carriage drivers, the City of Montreal has decided to lift the one-year horse-drawn carriage moratorium  it had previously announced. The Montreal SPCA is disappointed by this news. We remain, however, fully determined to pursue our actions until a permanent ban on horse-drawn carriages […]

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