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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.

Beethoven and Sebastian’s flood-affected journeys

With the recent flooding in B.C and the continuing impacts of Covid-19, low-income pet guardians have been struggling more than ever in 2021 to cover the costs of unexpected veterinary bills for their beloved furry family members. Read about two animals who are receiving assistance and donate to help more animals in 2022.

Tell the government: enforce animal transport rules

Transportation is one of the most stressful activities for farmed animals. Every year in Canada, approximately 14 million animals suffer injuries and 1.6 million die during transport journeys that are often long-distance and in extreme weather conditions. Join animal advocates across Canada in calling for full enforcement of farmed animal transport rules.

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Have your say on proposed hunting & trapping regulations in B.C.

The B.C. government is seeking public feedback on a long list of suggested changes to hunting and trapping regulations. Now is your chance to see proposed changes in your area and across B.C. and speak up for wildlife. Their website is open for comments until January 23, 2022 at midnight. Potential changes include: A ban…

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We are blown away by the outpouring of support for the #BettyWhiteChallenge! $4,320 was generously donated for animal advocate Betty White’s 100th birthday yesterday. We are so thankful to everyone who joined this movement to help animals and to honour the compassion, tenacity, and kindness of an incredible person who advocated for animal well-being at every stage of her life.

Each gift will make a difference in the lives of animals by supporting vital animal protection work this year, like:
- Providing veterinary assistance to animals and their guardians in need
- Partnering with institutions like schools, retirement homes, and municipalities to reduce the amount of animal products they serve
- Advocating on behalf of animals suffering in captivity and used in entertainment

If you would like to make a donation in honour of Betty White, you can still do so at https://vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca/donate/

We are blown away by the outpouring of support for the #BettyWhiteChallenge! $4,320 was generously donated for animal advocate Betty White’s 100th birthday yesterday. We are so thankful to everyone who joined this movement to help animals and to honour the compassion, tenacity, and kindness of an incredible person who advocated for animal well-being at every stage of her life.

Each gift will make a difference in the lives of animals by supporting vital animal protection work this year, like:
– Providing veterinary assistance to animals and their guardians in need
– Partnering with institutions like schools, retirement homes, and municipalities to reduce the amount of animal products they serve
– Advocating on behalf of animals suffering in captivity and used in entertainment

If you would like to make a donation in honour of Betty White, you can still do so at vancouverhumanesociety.bc.ca/donate/
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Just an amazing day for donations to shelters and rescues. 🥰