Low vacancy, strict policies causing pets to be surrendered: lobby group

The combination of pet restrictions and Victoria’s low vacancy rate means animals are being surrendered to the BC SPCA and a lobby group says it’s time to change that.

Pets OK BC says pet owners are at a disadvantage if they live in the Capital Region because lack of housing means they may need to make a heartbreaking decision: lose their home or say goodbye to their four-legged friend.