Arbutus West Animal Clinic Blog

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BC-SPCA Vancouver: Snow

By ArbutusWest, on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Allow me to introduce myself! I’m SNOW – a 5 Year old male Domestic Short Hair Cat, currently sheltered at the VANCOUVER SPCA. Snow here! This silly boy entertains everyone he meets. He has an infectious purrsonality that is sure to keep you laughing and have your heart melting simultaneously. When we tell you that […]

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By ArbutusWest, on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Allow us to introduce ourselves! We’re KIRSTEN & KY – a bonded pair of Dwarf/Mixed Breed Rabbits, aged 8 months, currently sheltered at the Vancouver SPCA. Kirsten and Ky are a bonded pair of siblings who are looking for their forever home together! The two of them are very social, and love to be pet […]

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BC-SPCA Abbotsford: PAUL & ZEUS

By ArbutusWest, on Monday, December 21st, 2015

Allow us to introduce ourselves! We’re Paul & Zeus – a bonded pair of Miniature Pinschers, currently sheltered at the Abbotsford SPCA. Paul (5 years old, tan, male) and Zeus (7 years old, black, male) are both affectionate loving boys who enjoy sitting on your lap. Both Paul and Zeus are extremely social; Zeus likes […]

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BC-SPCA Abbotsford: SOPHIE

By ArbutusWest, on Friday, December 11th, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself! I’m Sophie – a 4 Year old female Siamese Cat, currently sheltered at the Abbotsford SPCA. Like a lot of Siamese cats it is very hard for Sophie to be away from the comforts of home. She is used to being an only kitty, coveted and pampered. Warm soft comfy […]

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Get your pet safely through Christmas: 10 things to be aware of!

By Mai Lyngby, on Thursday, December 10th, 2015

  Christmas is for a lot of people the most lovely and jolly time of the year. It is the month you spend with your loved ones and hopefully make some great new memories. However, not all people are aware of that our beloved pets can be exposed to a lot of dangerous things during […]

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By ArbutusWest, on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Meow, and I am a 9 Year old, Spayed Female, Domestic Short Hair, Mixed Breed. Meow is a big boned gal with plenty of love to give. Sadly, she witnessed her previous owners leave in a U-Haul that did not include her. She was taken care of […]

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By ArbutusWest, on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself! I’m Marjorie – a spayed Brown Tabby, aged 9 years 1 week. Make some space, I’m moving into your heart! I am a terrific tabby cat who is all you will ever need. Once I feel at home, I will relax and strut boldly around our home. I put the […]

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By ArbutusWest, on Friday, November 20th, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself! I’m Ariel – a Female Californian Rabbit, aged 4 months. Ariel came into the care of the BC SPCA Richmond Education & Adoption Centre when she was just a wee ball of fluff. She had a rather sad start to life as she was born outside in an area where […]

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BC-SPCA Burnaby: Mercury | Arbutus West Animal Clinic


By ArbutusWest, on Friday, November 13th, 2015

Allow me to introduce myself! I am a female Pit Bull Terrier mix, aged 3 years, 2 weeks. Mercury is a stunning beauty with a calm disposition. She was picked up in Burnaby as a stray and sadly never claimed. She is still pending her spay surgery and dental (she has a broken tooth) but […]

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