Tag - Adopt

Responsible gift giving this holidays.

By VanEastVet, on Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Yes, it’s a familiar headline around Christmas, and for good reason. Pets given as a gift often don’t work out, the proof being seen in spiking animal surrenders in shelters across the globe in the weeks after the holidays. Not only do unwanted pets ‘gifted’ to friends or relatives put added strain on shelters and […]

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Get good karma, adopt a senior.

By VanEastVet, on Friday, November 10th, 2017

November is Adopt a Senior Month, and rescue’s everywhere are highlighting all of their amazing older animals looking for homes to keep them warm and loved right until the end.   It’s a terrible reality how many older animals end up in shelters, left behind or picked up for a range of heart-breaking reasons. The […]

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Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association

By VanEastVet, on Friday, September 4th, 2015

If you are a rescue-cat parent in Vancouver, then you have likely heard of the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association, or at the very least would recognize their unmistakeable, James Bond-ian acronym: VOKRA. In their 14 years of operation, VOKRA has become one of the preeminent rescue centres for cats in BC, and though VOKRA […]

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