Category Archives: Updates

Help Patches the life-changing surgery

The call came in late November. Temperatures were -35C … so cold that nothing could survive for long. Especially not the young male mixed breed dog wandering around on the highway. We came to know this loveable guy as Patches. Black, … Continue reading

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Happy Tails: Gus

Our new Happy Tails series will introduce you to some of the animals rescued and aided by Spirit’s Mission. We’re pleased to kick off the series with Gus, our very first Happy Tail, written by our Treasurer, Vicki! Gus was … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Poppy gets her first massage!

Back in November, we introduced you to Poppy, one of our recent rescues who required extensive medical treatment after being hit by a car. In December, we showed you just how far Poppy had come in her rehabilitation, as she … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Spirit’s Mission

As 2016 rapidly comes to a close, we reflected on the past year and wanted to share with you some of the highlights of our work with companion animals in remote and northern BC communities. This past spring, we hosted … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Poppy’s Recovery Is Going Well!

Last month we introduced you to Poppy, a young yellow lab mix who was surrendered to Spirit’s Mission after she was hit by a car and her injuries left untreated. Among her many injuries was a severely damaged leg, which … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who came out for Santa Paws photos!

Yesterday we wrapped up our final of three Santa Paws photo sessions, and we want to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who brought their pets out to visit Santa and get a photo. Thanks to your generosity and … Continue reading

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Making a difference with alternative gift giving

I dread the idea of shopping at Christmas. As I get older, thinking about fighting the crowds and line ups at stores seems grueling. So is wondering how much to spend on each person’s gift, and hoping to find just … Continue reading

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Pawsitive Links bracelets make great gifts for animal lovers!

Looking for a unique holiday gift for the animal lover in your life? Pawsitive Links charm bracelets are not only a beautiful, personal gift for your friends and family, they also help animals in need. They also make wonderful thank you gifts … Continue reading

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URGENT APPEAL: Poppy needs your help!

All she wanted was for the pain to stop. She was a yellow lab cross, under a year old and living in an isolated community with no veterinarian services; a community Spirit’s Mission Rescue Society serves, thanks to the generous donations of … Continue reading

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Santa Paws is coming to Nanaimo!

Santa Paws is coming to Nanaimo on three different Saturdays to spread good cheer, pose for family and pet photos, and help Spirit’s Mission raise funds for our life-saving work for companion animals in Northern BC. For just $10, we’ll … Continue reading

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