Every summer, the Montreal SPCA’s Investigations and Inspections Department receives calls concerning animals left in parked vehicles.
Some employees from the Montreal SPCA had the pleasure of trying out some products; here are their thoughts!
In 2016, the Montreal SPCA’s Investigations and Inspections Department received over 10,000 complaints and reports, and inspected 18,213 animals, all species combined.
The young ducks, who were destined for human consumption, were brought to our shelter where they immediately received care from the SPCA’s veterinary team.
In the months surrounding moving day, the number of animals abandoned at the Montreal SPCA nearly triples, from around 600 a month to approximately 1600.
Unfortunately, hoarding is a misunderstood mental health problem in our society. It’s a dream of saving lives that turns into a nightmare.
The romanticized image that the carriage horse industry and the City of Montreal are trying to sell us is far-fetched.
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."
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.