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  • Adopted cat = the best 10 pounds you’ll gain this holiday season

    No one wants the added pounds that tend to appear on waistlines – and elsewhere – after a festive season of celebrating. That’s why the BC SPCA is encouraging people who are thinking about adopting a feline family member to do so during its upcoming adoption event, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®: From Nov. 24 to Dec. 3, all adult cat adoption fees are 50 per cent off.
  • One week to save on 2017 Central Okanagan dog licenses

    Tuesday, Feb. 28 is the deadline for dog owners in the Central Okanagan to save.

    That’s the last day for purchasing a new license or renewing an existing license for 2017 at the discounted rate of $20 for a dog that’s spayed or neutered and $60 if not.

    Starting March 1, licenses go up the regular annual rate of $40 and $80.
  • Time to Renew your Dog's License in Osoyoos

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  • New app makes dog license renewal in Central Okanagan quick and easy

    It’s easier for dog owners in the Central Okanagan to save when they purchase or renew their dog license for 2017. And renewing can be quicker than ever.

    That’s thanks to the ‘My Dog Matters’ App created for the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The App is believed to be the first developed for local governments in Canada and brings the opportunity to renew a dog license right to an owner’s mobile device.
  • BCSPCA wants you to turn brrrs into purrs this season

    As temperatures across the province start to drop, the BC SPCA is encouraging people who are thinking about adopting a furry family member to consider cats, and turn brrrs into purrs during its upcoming adoption event, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®: From Nov. 24 to Dec. 5, all adult cat adoption fees are 50 per cent off.
  • Helping homeless animals: Applications now being accepted for BC SPCA grant

    Pirate was born into a community cat colony with just one eye. Smaller than her littermates and not getting the proper nutrition, she got the help she needed thanks to a BC SPCA grant.
  • Deadline for 2016 dog license renewals approaches

    CENTRAL OKANAGAN - The countdown is on for Central Okanagan dog owners to renew their dog license for 2016.

    Monday, Feb. 29 is the last day they can renew for the annual license fee of $20 for a dog that’s spayed or neutered or $60 if it isn’t. Starting March 1st, all renewals will have a $20 late fee added.  As well, owners could be faced with a $300 fine for not having a valid license.
  • ‘Don’t Forget My License’ – Central Okanagan 2016 dog license renewals underway

    More than 21,000 Central Okanagan dog owners will be receiving their annual renewal notice in the mail and are encouraged to ‘Don’t Forget My License’.

    As this is a leap year, owners have an extra day (until Monday, February 29th) to renew their dog license for 2016. Starting March 1st, all renewals are subject to an additional $20 late charge and owners could be faced with a $300 fine for not having a valid license.
  • All the cat cuddles, half the price

    KAMLOOPS - June is Cat Awareness Month and the Kamloops Branch of the BC SPCA is “feline” the love with a 50-per-cent off promotion for all adult cats, until June 30.
  • Please keep dogs off sports fields, school grounds and beaches

    Many outdoor sporting activities are in full swing in the Central Okanagan. Our municipal sportsfields and school playing fields are busy most nights with team practices and on weekends with scheduled games.

    While it’s great to see so many families out and supporting an active lifestyle, dog owners should leave their dog at home.

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