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Reptile show fails in ethics

reptile show

Complaint lodged with the BC SPCA after local animal advocate witnesses “inhumane care” of reptiles at Tour de Rock fundraiser. When Jordan Reichert of the Animal Protection Party of Canada first heard about the Vancouver Island Reptile Show and Sale he became immediately concerned. “There is reason to be concerned …

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“I was shaking for hours afterwards.” What really happened in James Bay

James Bay

The other side of the carriage horse incident in James Bay the carriage operators don’t want you to know about. Victoria Animal News recently received new information about the horse carriage incident reported on Friday, August 19th at the corner of Menzies and Niagara in James Bay. A witness to …

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Dog Caught In Leghold Trap; Conservation Officer Indifferent.

leghold trap

CONSERVATION OFFICER WANTS TRAP RETURNED TO TRAPPER By Kelly Carson of DeerSafe Victoria Part 2 of a multi-part series on conservation officers, trophy hunting and culls in B.C.  Read part one here. One afternoon in February, 2016, Lynne Cracknell and her husband took their dogs for an outing near White …

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National Animal Rights Day Comes To Victoria

national animal rights day

Victoria joins 15 other cities across North America to commemorate, educate, and celebrate on National Animal Rights Day, June 4th. While billions of animals are killed every year in North America and across the world for food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment unless you are someone who frequents the pages of …

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Petition To Ban The Horses Carriages Launches

Petition to ban the horse carriages

Petition to ban the horse carriages necessary to raise awareness of cruelty and safety concerns, reports advocates. Victoria Horse Alliance’s petition to ban the horse carriages has been a long time coming, but is part of a larger picture approach.  They have been relatively quiet for the past several months while laying …

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Island Animal Liberation puts pressure on Capital Iron

Island Animal Liberation

Sunday November 15th, Victoria based animal liberation group Island Animal Liberation will be leafleting in front of Capital Iron to raise awareness of the retailers continued relationship with Canada Goose apparel. IAL says they are demonstrating against Capital Iron selling Canada Goose apparel because of concerns about inhumane trapping methods …

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