Annual CSPCA Dog Wash Fundraiser

    MONTREAL, July 28 /CNW Telbec/ - In collaboration with its sponsors
Mondou and Royal Canin, the Montreal Canadian Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA) is pleased to invite pet owners to bring their
dogs, cats or rabbits to the annual Dog Wash Fundraiser on Sunday, August 3.
    All proceeds raised from this year's event will go towards additional
costs of vaccination and sterilization.
    The new administration of the CSPCA has established a policy whereby
animals are sterilized prior to joining their adoptive families. By
sterilizing animals as they leave the shelter with their new families, more
animals are sterilized thus helping with the issue of overpopulation. In a
shelter environment an animal's immune system can decrease up to 70% making
them extremely vulnerable to catching these illnesses. The additional vaccine
for animals coming into the shelter will protect them against Rhino (cats) and
Bordatella (dogs).

    What is offered to dog owners:

    Choose services à la carte:
    Bath: $13
    Ear and eye cleaning: $4
    Nail clipping: $5

    Or offer your dog the full treatment for a minimum donation of $20 ($2

    Also, dog and cat owners will be able to have their four-legged friend
microchipped for $45. By microchipping your pet, your chances of finding them
if lost, greatly increase.

    Rabbit owners can get nails clipped and a brushing for $5.

    Where: Mondou, pet supply store, 10315, Lajeunesse, Ahunstic (corner

    When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Please note: This event will be cancelled if it rains.

    The new administration of the CSPCA looks forward to welcoming the public.

    About the SPCA

    The Canadian SPCA was founded in 1869 making it the oldest humane society
in Canada. Its mission is to protect animals against negligence, abuse and
exploitation and to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves by
ensuring their well-being. Raising public awareness and helping develop
compassion for all living creatures is also part of its mandate. Every year,
the Canadian SPCA finds homes for over 10,000 animals, making it the shelter
with the highest number of adoptions in Canada. To learn more, visit:

For further information:

For further information: Marie-Claude Cadieux, (514) 325-2783,

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