Despite all of the obstacles, getting rid of Slater, a good canine citizen and certified therapy dog, was out of the question.
"I was able to photograph all of this because it’s standard practice. When I’ve photographed a rodeo animal’s injuries, there was no hiding it and no shame: these consequences are just part of the game."
Thanks to their commitment, the animals in the shelter are socialized, comforted, walked, groomed, trained, cared for and above all loved!
The two sheep were rescued by our team of inspectors, as the pair was living in inadequate conditions that put their well-being and safety at risk.
More than ever, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, birds, and all other small companion are gaining more and more popularity amongst the public.
Our adoption counselors strive to help match adoptable animals with the right family by assessing an adoptive family’s unique situation and taking into account each animal’s individual personality and needs.
Our veterinary team works proactively to reduce the companion overpopulation issue by sterilizing thousands of animals every year.
Here are just some of the ways in which the Montreal SPCA has been - and will continue - working to ensure greater protection and inspire compassion for all animals.
First, we launched our #saferkindercommunities campaign to offer a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to dangerous dogs that focuses on prevention, owner responsibility, and addresses aggressive dogs based on their behavior, not their physical appearance.
Last year alone, Montreal SPCA’s Investigations and Inspections Department received over 10,000 complaints and reports of animal abuse and neglect, and inspected 18,213 animals, all species combined.