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COVID-19

Important notice from the Montreal SPCA

Updated on May 27, 2020

In order to serve both short and long term public health interests, the Montreal SPCA supports the measures proposed by the US National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) to limit and prioritize the services shelters offer during the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures are all supported by the Association vétérinaire québécoise de médecine de refuge (AVQMR) and the Ontario Shelter Medicine Association (OSMA).

Please consult the following information before coming to the Montreal SPCA, as many of our services are being temporarily modified or suspended. Thank you for your valuable cooperation and understanding.

Temporarily modified services

Adoption: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Foster families – DELAYED RESPONSE
Microchipping and health guarantee: SUSPENSION OF ALL APPOINTMENTS
Mittens Sterilization Clinic
The Montreal SPCA boutique – CLOSED
Abandoned / Found animals – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
TNRM Program – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Donations – The best way to help the Montreal SPCA right now

Animals and COVID-19 : the answers to your questions

Can COVID-19 be passed from humans to animals, or from animals to humans?
My animal is sick, but I’m in confinement, so I can’t leave the house. What should I do?
Can my animal go outdoors?
My financial situation has changed and I can no longer afford to buy pet food. What should I do?
Who will take care of my animal if I get sick?
What if I have to care for the animal of someone who has with COVID-19?
I can’t keep my animal. What should I do?