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Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS)

Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS)

RAPS — the Regional Animal Protection Society — operates Canada’s largest cat sanctuary, an adoption and education centre, the non-profit RAPS Animal Hospital and a chain of social enterprise thrift stores. Follow the RAPS story on the TV show Pets & Pickers and on Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter).

Recent Work by Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS)

10 essential tips to keep your pets cool and safe this summer

10 essential tips to keep your pets cool and safe this summer

Limiting exercise is one way to reduce overheating during hot weather.
8 options for a cat-friendly garden

8 options for a cat-friendly garden

From bamboo plants to spider plants, there's no shortage of common plants your cats will thank you for.
Garden guardians: 10 plants that spell trouble for your furry friends

Garden guardians: 10 plants that spell trouble for your furry friends

If in doubt, ask your plant nursery professionals.
Pet-friendly gardening: Tips for a safe and happy yard

Pet-friendly gardening: Tips for a safe and happy yard

Discover how to create a pet-safe garden oasis this season.
B.C. veterinarian warns against ignoring pet limping

B.C. veterinarian warns against ignoring pet limping

Symptoms such as a sleepy leg should not be ignored, says RAPS Animal Hospital surgeon.
Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

Easter safety alert: Protect your pets from toxic treats and hidden dangers

A few things to keep in mind this holiday long weekend.
8 things to consider if your pet has arthritis

8 things to consider if your pet has arthritis

Making your home arthritis-friendly is one way to ease discomfort
How living in one of the most expensive places in the world impacts our pets

How living in one of the most expensive places in the world impacts our pets

If people cannot care for a pet, there are appropriate ways of dealing with the problem.
Feline faux pas: Decoding litter box rebellion

Feline faux pas: Decoding litter box rebellion

If your cat is not using the litter box, there could be many reasons why.
'It was very busy': Pop-up veterinary clinic held in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

'It was very busy': Pop-up veterinary clinic held in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Basic veterinary necessities are a financial hardship for many of the people who came to the clinic.
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