Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.




Privacy Policy

BC SPCA looking for help after receiving dog with a gunshot wound

The BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch is looking to the public for help after receiving a dog with a gunshot wound.

According to the branch, Luna is severely emaciated and still recovering from surgery. Currently, there is an open cruelty investigation into Luna's case.

<who> Photo Credit: BC SPCA

Luna was brought to the SPCA after Prince George residents saw her wandering along Blackwater Road. Local animal control officers provided a live trap and an SPCA special provincial constable monitored it several times a day until she was caught.

“Luna had been walking around for days with half of her jaw missing due to a gunshot wound. She immediately went in for emergency reconstructive surgery,” said SPCA North Cariboo District animal centre services manager Alex Schare. “Luna is a playful young dog with a remarkable amount of energy despite her injuries and weakened state."

<who> Photo Credit: BC SPCA

The three-year-old pup's X-rays, surgery, vaccinations, medication, and follow-up is expected to cost $3,230. Those looking to help Luna can do so by donating through here.

Luna is currently recovering in Prince George foster home.

Visit our Facebook page to comment on this story.

Sign up for local eNews delivered to your inbox by 7 am every day.

Send your comments, news tips, letter to the editor, photos and videos to

To report a typo, send an email to







Top Stories

Our Latest Video

Upcoming Featured Events

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our RSS