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On 12 December 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Dogs saved from South Korean dog meat farm headed to shelters in Quebec Montreal, December 12, 2017 – Following its 10th closure of a South Korean dog meat farm, Humane Society International is transporting more than 170 severely neglected dogs to North America and the United Kingdom to be adopted. Forty-six of the dogs have […]

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Coexisting with Coyotes in the City

On 4 December 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, December 4th 2017 – Following several concerns raised recently by the public regarding coyote sightings in Montreal, the Montreal SPCA would like to provide information to help promote safe coexistence between humans and coyotes, as well as encourage the City of Montreal to continue promoting ethical and effective practices. Coyote-human interaction is becoming more […]

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The Veal Industry Isn’t Doing Enough to Prevent Another Pont Rouge

On 29 November 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 29th 2017 – Despite the highly publicized Pont Rouge calf case, which sent shock waves across the country by exposing the cruel practices routinely used in the Canadian veal industry, the new and revised national Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Veal Cattle continues to allow many of these practices, resulting in severe […]

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Montérégie Fur Farmer Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

On 21 November 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 21st 2017 – Jean-Luc Rodier, the owner of Visons JNJ Inc., a Montérégie fur farm that was the subject of a Montreal SPCA criminal investigation, was found guilty of three counts of animal cruelty and neglect at the Saint-Hyacinthe courthouse last Thursday. The charges concern foxes that Rodier was breeding for their fur, as well […]

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Many reasons to celebrate this Thursday at the “Beasts of Fashion” gala!

On 7 November 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 7, 2017 – The fourth annual Montreal SPCA “Beasts of Fashion” fundraising gala will take a decidedly festive turn following the election of Projet Montréal to the mayorship of Montreal. And what better way to celebrate this historic event than to attend the SPCA’s gala, which this year has a UTOPIA theme: a […]

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Municipal elections: Great news for animals

On 5 November 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, November 5 2017 – Following the election of the Projet Montréal party to the mayorship of the metropolis, the Montreal SPCA is pleased that a party whose agenda gives prominence to animal issues has been brought to power. The SPCA intends to work with Valérie Plante’s administration to implement this plan as quickly as […]

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Municipal elections: The Montreal SPCA demands firm commitments towards animals and Montreal citizens

On 26 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 26th 2017 – Municipal services are an integral part of a comprehensive solution to ensure the welfare and safety of animals and citizens alike. With municipal elections fast approaching, the Montreal SPCA is asking for clear commitments from aspiring Montreal mayors regarding investment into responsible animal services and the opening date of the […]

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71 dogs liberated and available for adoption

On 18 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 18th, 2017 – On October 11th, the Ministère de l’Agriculture des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) assisted the Sûreté du Québec with the seizure of 71 small dogs. The animals were removed from the premises with the Montreal SPCA’s assistance and were placed in the custody of the Montreal SPCA, where […]

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Beasts of Fashion, the Montreal SPCA’s annual gala, is back!

On 13 October 2017, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

UTOPIA: A world where everything’s possible Montreal, October 13th 2017 – The Montreal SPCA is pleased to invite you to its 4th annual Beasts of Fashion gala, which will be held on November 9, 2017 at Gare Dalhousie (Cirque Éloize). This fundraiser aims to raise $200,000 for the Montreal SPCA and its important work with animals. […]

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The Montreal SPCA Reacts to the Coroner’s Report on the Death of Christiane Vadnais

On 2 October 2017, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, October 2, 2017 – Today, the Coroner’s Office issued a report on its investigation of the death of Christiane Vadnais, who was killed by a dog identified by the media as a “pitbull” in June 2016. The tragic and highly publicized incident triggered the announcement of new breed-specific legislation (BSL) at municipal and provincial […]

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