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In Loving Memory Spring 2017

In Loving Memory Spring 2017

In our last newsletter we told you about the passing of Zero, one of the precious dogs living on the property which houses our largest rabbit sanctuary. We also told you about Bill who was Zero’s best friend and cohort. When Zero passed, Bill started to age just a little bit faster and it is… Read more

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Message from the President Spring 2017

By Cyndy Mymka My day started as it often does with my going to the computer and checking e-mails. It usually includes many petitions primarily to do with animal welfare. Unfortunately there seem to be more and more of them entering my inbox. You wonder and can’t imagine how some people can be so horribly… Read more

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Easily Bought, Easily Forgotten

Easily Bought, Easily Forgotten

Rabbits are indoor pets that with proper care can live 8-12 years. Sadly every year thousands of Easter Bunnies are abandoned in shelters or released into the wild where if they survive, they will breed uncontrollably.
I am not a toy. I am a living being with feelings and needs. Read more

Message from the Board September 2016

Message from the Board September 2016

First, we would like to apologize for our “summer” newsletter getting to you in what is almost “fall”. As always with lots of animals to care for and never enough volunteers, we have been stretched thin, thus making the newsletter a work in progress. In this latest version you will find a variety of reading… Read more

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Current TRACS Projects

Current TRACS Projects

RABBIT RESCUE PROJECT The TRACS Rabbit Rescue program which began in 2008 continues with just under 350 rabbits still in our care. We provide veterinary care, food, and shelter in safe sanctuaries which are run solely by volunteers. Another integral part of our team are a number of local veterinarians, specializing in exotic animals, to… Read more

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In Loving Memory: Granny Mymka & Marshmallow; Zero and Hope

In Loving Memory: Granny Mymka & Marshmallow; Zero and Hope

When we lose someone that is precious to us, we are left with a feeling of sadness. Whether it is a precious friend, family member or a treasured pet, the loss can be hard to bear. It is as if a part of you has gone missing. So far 2016 has been a tough year of loss… Read more

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Easter Toy? Think Again!

Easter Toy? Think Again!

All too often, chicks, rabbits and ducklings bought as gifts at Easter become neglected, abandoned, or worse. Save a life and get the facts before you bring one home. Better yet, CHOOSE CHOCOLATE! Read more

High Tea for Bunnies

High Tea for Bunnies

Cheryll Gillespie and Sam Shakura of Kelowna’s Rock House Style, hosted a “High Caliber, High Tea”, fundraising event in support of The Responsible Animal Care Society (TRACS) last Sunday. The designing duo opened their Rock House lakefront home for the event, serving tea and goodies with a view of Okanagan Lake. More than 100 people… Read more

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