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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 secure affordable rental housing. Indeed, by the Régie du logement’s own estimate, only 3% of landlords accept tenants with dogs. This disproportionately […]

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HOP TO THE MONTREAL SPCA THIS EASTER

On 14 April 2014, in Press releases, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, April 14, 2014 – Every year, during Easter holidays, many people adopt rabbits as family pets. Not long after, many rabbits are abandoned in shelters, either because they were impulse decisions or they were unaware of the care that was required. The reality is that the Montreal SPCA receives over 260 rabbits a year, many […]

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OPEN YOUR DOORS FOR THREE MONTHS

On 11 April 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

While waiting to be adopted, the rabbits staying with the Montreal SPCA would love to take some fresh air during Easter vacations. From Friday April 18th until Sunday April 20th, we would like to invite you all to come visit our adorable rabbits. During these three days, you will be able to transform yourselves into […]

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Recruiting – “Animal cherche compagnie… pour la vie”

On 9 April 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

The French TV show “Animal cherche compagnie… pour la vie” (Pet seeking company … for life) will be back for a second season! The CASA TV channel, the magazine Animal and the production company Trio Orange, in collaboration with the Montreal SPCA, are now looking for serious and responsible people or families who want to […]

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The Montreal SPCA celebrates 145 years of proudly serving the animals!

On 5 April 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Giving Animals a Voice Montreal, April 4, 2014 – It was on April 5, 1869, that the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (now better known as the Montreal SPCA) was founded in Montreal by a group of prominent citizens. The Montreal SPCA was the first humane society in Canada. During the […]

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THE ‘PAWS 4 A CAUSE’ EVENT

On 31 March 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

The event ‘PAWS 4 A CAUSE’ is back for a third year! Organized by a group of young volunteers, this evening of music and dance aims to raise funds to support the Montreal SPCA. WHEN: Friday, May 2, 2014, starting at 9:00 pm. WHERE: L’Espace Canal (4020, Saint-Ambroise street, Montreal H4C 2C7). PRICE: $80 for […]

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A guide to the most common toxic foods and products for your pets

On 12 March 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

Did you know that grapes, raisins, and even currants are toxic to your dog? Or that onions, garlic, chives, and leeks are poisonous to both dogs and cats? Garlic is considered to be about 5 times as potent as onions! Many pet owners think that was is good for a human is also good for […]

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Protecting animals: a daily work for our inspectors

On 12 March 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

At the Montreal SPCA, our main mission is to protect animals against negligence, abuse, and exploitation; as well as to represent their interests and ensure their well-being. To help carry out this mandate, we have an inspection department, which is composed of four inspectors and a dispatcher. At the federal level, the inspectors are special constables responsible for enforcing the Criminal Code of […]

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The customer service team – a busy and dedicated group!

On 12 March 2014, in Articles, News, by S.P.C.A.

At the Montreal SPCA, we welcome over 14 000 animals every year. The customer service team is the first point of contact for both animal and people. This group is composed of reception clerks, patrollers, supervisors, a director and a team of volunteers for the lost or found animals. Here are the roles of each […]

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The Montreal SPCA calls on Canadians to support Bill C-571

On 11 March 2014, in Press releases, News, by sophie

Montreal, March 10, 2014 – Canada’s horse slaughter industry is one of the largest in the world, slaughtering an average of over 85, 000 horses per year. In addition to being inhumane, the industry poses a serious threat to public health and safety. This threat was recently exposed in “Tainted Meat,” a report aired by […]

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WORD FROM THE DIRECTOR

On 10 March 2014, in Non classé, by S.P.C.A.

It may seem counter-intuitive, but successfully running an animal shelter means communicating with one species more than any other: humans. In this issue of Express, you will read about our Customer Service Department.  If the Montreal SPCA is to be successful in changing how people think about and treat animals, we must be good at […]

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