The hardest part of our job is seeing puppies like this one, who are sick or even dying because they did not receive proper routine preventative care, like puppy vaccines and deworming. Oliver was surrendered to the animal shelter because his family did not get him his puppy vaccines and deworming, and then when he … Continue reading Meet “Oliver”
We’re so fortunate to live in such a beautiful town that is Whistler. And for those of us that like to get outside and explore the natural wonders of our surroundings, encountering wildlife can be a part of the adventure. While exciting as it may be, it’s our responsibility to know how to interact with … Continue reading How to Act Around Wildlife
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 5:30 pm at the Annex Community Space in Creekside Village, 2067 Lake Placid Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B2 Welcome and Call to Order (Chair): Thank you for coming to the Snoop and Love Community Foundation’s annual general meeting. We are so glad that you are here. At our headquarters, we share a … Continue reading 2018 Annual General Meeting of The Snoop and Love Community Foundation
Out for a walk, you come across injured wildlife. What do you do? First, determine if the animal is actually sick or injured. Obvious deformities or abnormal behaviour can be a clear sign of ill or injured wildlife. From a safe distance, look for the following: bleeding favouring a leg or wing adult animal that is easily captured trying to … Continue reading How to Help Sick Wildlife: Birds
Here are some helpful tips for encountering injured wildlife. Did you know there are over 2800 small mammal species? Rabbits, mice, and squirrels are just a few of the smaller wildlife you may encounter. Out for a walk, you come across injured wildlife. What do you do? First, determine if the animal is actually injured or sick. If the animal has … Continue reading How to Help Sick and Injured Wildlife: Small Mammals
BC SPCA WILDLIFE SUPPORT Please contact the BC SPCA Call Centre: 1 (855) 6BC SPCA (1-855-622-7722) toll free to report animal cruelty, neglect, and animals in distress, including wildlife. BCSPCA ANIMALS IN DISTRESS Please contact the BC SPCA Call Centre: 1 (855) 6BC SPCA (1-855-622-7722) toll free to report animal cruelty, neglect, and animals in … Continue reading Injured Wildlife
What kind of pet can be a blood donor? While we want to make sure we always have enough blood on hand, it’s just as important to make sure the donor is in good health and able to safely provide it. Here’s what we look for in our super hero donating dogs: Between the ages … Continue reading Can your pet be an emergency blood donor?
The most common scenarios where a blood transfusion is needed involve trauma (hit by car, dog fights, etc.), bleeding disorders (such as those caused by ingestion of certain rodent poisons), ruptured abdominal or cardiac tumours (resulting in internal bleeding), extensive surgery with complications, and diseases where the red blood cells or platelets are destroyed. Based … Continue reading Who needs blood transfusion?
Who is eligible to receive financial assistance from the Snoop and Love Community Foundation? Homeless pets, pets that have been surrendered by their owner, pets under the care/guardianship of animal welfare societies, and pets belonging to clients who have been deemed eligible and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to pets that are under … Continue reading Who is eligible to receive financial assistance from the Snoop and Love Community Foundation?
How does emergency financial assistance through The Snoop and Love Community Foundation work? The Snoop and Love Community Foundation sets eligibility criteria for pets who demonstrate financial need. Help is given on a case-by-case basis. Snoop and Love Community Foundation board members determine who will receive help from the fund. The ability to offer financial … Continue reading How does emergency financial assistance through The Snoop and Love Community Foundation work?