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New action: call for a full ban on rodenticides

Effective July 21, 2021, the B.C. government enacted an 18-month ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs), citing the serious risk they pose to the public, pets and wildlife. VHS welcomes this temporary ban as a first step and is calling on the B.C. government to take further action to address rodenticide use across the province.

Double your donation through the McVitie Fund Matching grant

We are excited to announce that all donations made towards the McVitie Fund between now and May 2022 will be matched up to $25,000! Double your donation today to help sick and injured companion animals in need.

Treat yourself and help animals at the VHS silent auction

VHS’s second ever online silent auction is on until October 25th! All proceeds from the auction will go towards VHS’ work to advocate for animals. With more than 150 plant-based and animal-friendly items donated by local businesses, you’ll find unique gifts perfect for yourself, your companion animals, and even the most hard-to-shop-for people on your list.

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In case you missed it: B.C.’s temporary restriction on the use of rodent poisons is a start, but more needs to be done to prevent unnecessary suffering and deaths of animals who consume the poisons or eat poisoned rodents.

Learn more about how you can take action to protect local wildlife from inhumane and indiscriminate poisons at https://vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca/posts/rodenticide-ban/?utm_source=facebook-post&utm_medium=icymi-2&utm_campaign=wildlife_poisonsImage attachmentImage attachment

In case you missed it: B.C.’s temporary restriction on the use of rodent poisons is a start, but more needs to be done to prevent unnecessary suffering and deaths of animals who consume the poisons or eat poisoned rodents.

Learn more about how you can take action to protect local wildlife from inhumane and indiscriminate poisons at vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca/posts/rodenticide-ban/?utm_source=facebook-post&utm_medium=icymi-2&u…
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