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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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Temporary Montreal SPCA Dog Placement Protocol

On 3 December 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 3rd 2016 – Following Thursday’s Court of Appeal decision, the Montreal SPCA is implementing a temporary protocol, effective immediately, to ensure for the welfare of the dogs currently under our care and who will be coming into the shelter in the weeks to come. Given that we refuse to put to death healthy, […]

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The Montreal SPCA is disappointed by the Court of Appeal’s Lifting of the Suspension of the Montreal By-Law Provisions Targeting “Pit Bull Type Dogs”

On 1 December 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 1st 2016 –Today, the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned the Superior Court’s suspension of the sections of the City of Montreal’s by-law targeting “pit bull type dogs”, while rendering a stay in relation to several concessions made by the City during the appeal hearings . The lifting of the suspension order means that […]

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A BIG SUCCESS FOR BEASTS OF FASHION 2016!

On 16 November 2016, in Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Thank you to everyone who participated in our third “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala which took place last night at the Paradoxe Theatre. Thank you to Ross Paperman who conducted our live auction. Thank you to One Last Chance Rescue for their generous donation of $40,000. Thank you to Bebop Bettie Jazz Quartet for their […]

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Beasts of Fashion 2016: Live Auction

On 7 November 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

At the Beasts of Fashion fundraising gala, come discover a spectacular live auction. Hurry, as there are only a few tickets remaining, visit www.beastsoffashion.com for more information. Don’t miss your chance! LUXURY ROOM FOR TWO AT MANOR HOVEY The elegant 5-stars Manoir Hovey is located near North Hately on the shores of Lake Massawippi. It’s been ranked […]

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This Thursday, Let’s Celebrate Animal Diversity at the “Beasts of Fashion” Gala

On 7 November 2016, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 7 2016 – The third annual Montreal SPCA “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala will take a detour into sparkly new territory with its new 2016 theme “Love under the Stars” this Thursday at the Théâtre Paradoxe. Hundreds of guests will celebrate their love for animals and experience an unforgettable magical evening. Decorated with […]

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A First Victory! The Superior Court Orders a Stay of the Montreal By-Law’s Provisions Targeting “Pit Bull Type Dogs”

On 5 October 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 5th 2016 – Today, the honourable Judge Louis Gouin of the Quebec Superior Court rendered his decision in the lawsuit opposing the Montreal SPCA and the City of Montreal concerning the new animal control by-law. Agreeing with the Montreal SPCA, he ordered the suspension of the sections of the by-law targeting certain breeds, […]

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The Montreal SPCA seizes 19 dogs and two cats in Lanaudière

On 4 October 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 4th 2016 – Last week, the Montreal SPCA seized 19 dogs, including 12 adult dogs and 7 puppies, as well as 2 cats, from a property located in the Lanaudière region. Following a worrisome complaint and several visits on site revealing significant shortcoming in terms of animal care, the Montreal SPCA decided to […]

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A First Small Victory in Court Today!

On 3 October 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 3rd 2016 –  The Montreal SPCA’s application to suspend the breed-specific provisions of Montreal’s new by-law was heard in Superior Court today. The judge will render his decision at the latest on Wednesday, October 5th but decided to suspend the application of the problematic provisions in the meantime. Any reference to “pit bull […]

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Montreal SPCA launches lawsuit against the City of Montreal in relation to new breed-specific by-law

On 28 September 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 28th 2016 – Following the adoption yesterday by the Montreal city council of the new animal control by-law targeting specific dog breeds, and in particular, requiring that behaviourally sound, healthy adoptable dogs and puppies be put to death, the Montreal SPCA urgently filed a lawsuit against the city at the Montreal courthouse today. […]

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Montreal SPCA Disappointed by City’s Adoption of New By-Law

On 27 September 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

  Montreal, September 27 2016 – The Montreal SPCA, like many Montreal citizens, is disappointed but not surprised, by the adoption today by the city council of the new animal control by-law targeting specific dog breeds. The Montreal SPCA maintains that there are proven ways to reduce the incidence and severity of dog bites and […]

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