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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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A Huge Victory!

A controversial cosmetic surgery for dogs is no longer allowed in BC! The College of Veterinarians of BC has banned ear cropping. Veterinarians caught ear cropping can lose their licence, be fined, or be charged with animal cruelty. The practice of ear cropping is outdated and cruel. It is removing part of the dog’s ear… Read more

Message from the board, Winter 2015/2016

Message from the board, Winter 2015/2016

It is hard to believe that another year has gone by so quickly. The board of directors for TRACS is a working board, meaning we all do hands on work with the animals as well as fundraising and health care for the animals. We have been super busy and the time has flown by. To… Read more

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