Over 80 cats, dogs seized from breeding and boarding facility in Surrey, B.C.

VANCOUVER - Another 84 animals have been seized by the B.C. SPCA, less than a month after the animal welfare agency rescued more than six dozen dogs from a puppy mill.

See Full Article

Officials took 69 cats, 15 dogs and puppies from a breeding and boarding facility in Surrey, B.C., Tuesday after a vet deemed they were all in distress, said spokeswoman Lorie Chortyk.

The cats are Persians and short-haired exotics, while the dogs include four French bulldogs, a poodle, a Boston terrier, a Chihuahua, a Rottweiler, a Doberman, a Jack Russell terrier, a Shiba Inu, a Pomeranian and the Pomeranian's two puppies.

The animals will be examined by SPCA staff to determine the extent of their injuries or illnesses and begin treatment.

Chortyk said she didn't have any information on the animals' specific conditions.

The seizure comes after the animal welfare agency took 66 dogs from a Langley puppy mill on Feb. 4.

Those dogs are doing great, but require further treatment before they can be adopted, Chortyk said.

"They've all been groomed and bathed and they're undergoing ongoing treatment," she said.

Some of the dogs fear humans because they spent their entire lives in cages and will need rehabilitation, Chortyk explained.

"But they're amazing animals and as soon as they're healthy, we'll put them up for adoption and hopefully they'll get amazing homes," she said.



Advertisements

Latest Canada & World News

  • German police: Several injured in attack; suspect arrested

    World News CTV News
    BERLIN -- German police say several people have been injured on a busy bus in an attack in the northern city of Luebeck, and a suspect has been arrested. Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said the attack occurred in the Kuecknitz district of Luebeck. Source
  • Lead Bruce McArthur investigator to give 1st update since discovery of more human remains

    Canada News CBC News
    The lead homicide detective in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is expected to provide an update at a news conference in Toronto this morning. Acting Inspector Hank Idsinga is set to speak to reporters starting at 10:00 a.m. Source
  • Macron's security aide detained, was filmed beating activist

    World News CTV News
    PARIS -- A top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities, while the president's office has begun the process of firing him following a public backlash. Source
  • Woman who fell through ceiling in viral video sentenced to time served

    Canada News CTV News
    An Alberta woman who fell through the ceiling of a convenience store during an attempted theft has been sentenced. Brittany Burke can be seen on CCTV at Reddi Mart in Edmonton being pushed into a police officer by a man accompanying her. Source
  • Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage and injuries

    World News CTV News
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Residents -- and even weather forecasters -- were taken by surprise Thursday as the tornadoes hit Marshalltown, Pella and Bondurant. Source
  • Indigenous 'man of the hole' has lived alone in Amazon rainforest 22 years

    World News CBC News
    A Brazilian government agency has released footage of an Indigenous man who is believed to have lived in isolation, uncontacted, in the rainforest for 22 years. The man, with hair down to his knees and wearing only a loincloth, was captured on video as he chopped down a tree. Source
  • Police to provide update on case against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

    Canada News CTV News
    Toronto police say they will be providing an update today in the case against alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. The 10 a.m. news conference at Toronto police headquarters comes a week after investigators completed an exploration of a site where the 66-year-old is accused of burying the bodies of numerous men. Source
  • Alta. woman charged after allegedly ramming SUV into senior, restaurant

    Canada News CTV News
    Police in Edmonton have charged a woman who they say intentionally rammed an SUV into an elderly woman before crashing into a local restaurant. On Wednesday evening, police say a 2007 Toyota RAV4 struck an 85-year-old woman and then crashed into a KFC in Edmonton’s west end. Source
  • Former South Korean president sentenced to 8 more years

    World News CBC News
    A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She's already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that led to her removal from office last year. Source
  • "Yesterday was apocalyptic" after forest fire smoke blows into Red Lake, Ont.

    Canada News CBC News
    The forest fire season heating up in northwestern Ontario has caused smoky conditions in many communities in the northwestern reaches of the province.Forest fire hazard in northwestern Ontario reaches high to extreme"Yesterday was apocalyptic," said Rhonda Beckman, who lives in Red Lake, Ont. Source