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The SPCA Ouest – a True No-Kill Shelter

The SPCA Ouest – a True No-Kill Shelter

The SPCA Ouest - a True No-Kill Shelter. What exactly does being a no-kill shelter mean and what does it entail? The SPCA Ouest is very proud to be a no-kill animal shelter. But what exactly does this mean and what does it imply? A no-kill animal shelter is defined as, “an animal shelter that

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SPCA West to enforce Bill 54

SPCA West to enforce Bill 54

SPCA West to enforce Bill 54 Quebec’s Animal Safety Act and how we want to help make a difference.   BACKGROUND In 2010 Normand Girard attempted to euthanize his female dog and her 7 puppies with carbon monoxide from his car. When this didn’t work, he took a nail gun and drove a nail into the

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Homemade dog meals and treats

Homemade dog meals and treats

Homemade meals and treats Store bought dog food and treats are extremely convenient and if you do your research and purchase quality products, they can be very nutritious and exactly what your pet needs to not only satisfy their hunger but their nutritional requirement as well. Today though we want to talk about homemade meals

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Sick as a dog? More like sick as a cat!

Sick as a dog? More like sick as a cat!

Sick as a dog? More like sick as a cat! Learn all about two of the most common ailments that may affect your feline friend and what you can do to help them cope. Feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV, and chronic rhinosinusitis, or chronic rhino, are two very common ailments that affect many shelter cats. Both

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You helped make Happy happy

You helped make Happy happy

You helped make Happy happy If you ever asked yourself why you should donate to the SPCA West, we want to give you a reason. Happy. No no, not that it will make you happy to donate (although doing a good deed always does!) Happy is a kitten that was saved by the SPCA West.

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Baby it’s Cold Outside

Baby it’s Cold Outside

Baby it's Cold Outside Keep your pet safe this winter Winter is in full swing and although by now we must be used to it, it is still important to remind ourselves that we need to take certain precautions in the colder months. We make sure to bundle up and stay indoors whenever possible but

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Maggie’s New Life

Maggie’s New Life

Hello everyone! It's Maggie! Do you remember me? Back in November, I was surrendered to the SPCA West and it ended up being a true blessing in disguise. The staff at the SPCA West took me under their care, cleaned and groomed me and after I was feeling as fresh as can be , they

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Memorable Moments of 2018

Memorable Moments of 2018

Memorable Moments of 2018 The SPCA West looks back at some great 2018 moments The SPCA West has had quite a remarkable 2018 and it is all thanks to our loyal supporters. There have been many ups, many many downs, but we are moving forward with rigorous positivity and hope that 2019 will bring great

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