• Oct 31 2019

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    Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

    November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month. With the number of overweight and obese pets on the rise, so too is the incidence of diabetes. Recent studies have shown that the number of diabetes diagnoses…

  • Oct 28 2019

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    California Wildfires and Your Pet

    Fueled by hurricane force winds several wildfires are tearing across California. A state of emergency was declared Sunday, not only for the fires raging in Northern California, but also for a growing…

  • Oct 24 2019

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    Halloween Safety and Your Pet

    Boo! Halloween is almost upon us and while we search for last minute costumes, and of course, our favorite treats, take a moment to consider our furry friends. Children running through neighborhoods,…

  • Jul 29 2014

    The Amazing Bella

    The story of Bella is truly an amazing one. She came to us from the SPCA after an apparent complication from a surgical procedure that left her paralyzed in her hind legs. To this day the route cause…

  • Aug 06 2013

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    Vets In Action Day

    On Sunday August 18th, 2013 Burnaby Veterinary Hospital will be opening exclusively for the BC SPCA.  We'll also be raising funds and hosting by donation pet portraits from Ashleigh Wells Photography…

  • Jun 05 2013

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    Dr. Richter Named 2013 BC SPCA Veterinarian of the Year!

    [caption id="attachment_1739" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Richter after receiving the 2013 BC SPCA Veterinarian of the Year Award.[/caption]On May 31, 2013 Dr. Claudia Richter of Burnaby…

  • Jul 31 2012

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…