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Volunteer Position: SpayAid BC Coordinator

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August
12

About Paws for Hope Animal Foundation (Paws for Hope):  Paws for Hope is a Charity based in British Columbia (BC) with a mission to shift the culture of companion animal welfare in BC by creating new models of practice and …

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Volunteer Board Member Positions Available

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July
6

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation envisions communities that embrace all pets as family, ensuring they are loved, free from harm, and where no pet is left behind. To that end, our mission is to shift the culture of companion animal …

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Volunteer Position: Community Coordinators

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June
30

About Paws for Hope Animal Foundation (Paws for Hope): Paws for Hope is a registered charity based in British Columbia (BC) with a mission to shift the culture of companion animal welfare in BC by creating new models of practice …

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Behind every animal is a person

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June
4

My career did not start in animal welfare. I began as a graduate student in Criminology and then worked in the social services. During my time in the social services sector, I helped to support youth in the foster care …

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My Lacy

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May
6

Each time we share a story about a rescue gone wrong, we are approached by others who have had similar experiences, with either the same “rescue” we wrote about or a different one. Most are afraid to come forward because …

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My so-called rescue: Jezebel’s story

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April
28

“Jezebel arrived smelling like she had been sitting in her own waste for days, and was about 15 lbs heavier than they had stated she would be. Her front left leg had a very noticeable limp. We took the next …

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Help for Petey

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April
20

Over the years we have been advocating for a more professional and transparent rescue system. Recently, we established the Animal Welfare Advisory Network to bring together animal welfare and rescue organizations to build a more professional sector. We continue to …

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Pets and COVID-19

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March
27

During this extraordinary time, information is changing rapidly. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED ON APRIL 1, 2020 Thank you to Dr. Emilia Gordon, BC SPCA for sharing this important informaiton. Essential Service On March 26, the BC government announced veterinarians …

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Updated response to West Jet’s travel policy

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February
8

On February 7, 2020 we issued a press release supporting West Jet’s travel policy requiring rescue dogs to be flown as cargo, as opposed to coming attached to a passenger, otherwise known as a “flight angel”. In our statement, we …

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