THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

Location and contact information
104-3278 Westwood Street
Port Coquitlam, B.C.
V3C 3L8
(604) 468-4044
poco@spca.bc.ca
  

Gift in Kind Wishlist

The BC SPCA is a non-profit organization that helps nearly 40,000 injured, abused and homeless animals each year and relies almost solely on generous donations from its supporters. 

You can help the animals by supplying any of the items listed below. We are also always in need of cash donations to help the thousands of animals that depend on us each day. Save a life, and make a cash donation to the BC SPCA today.

Donations of Cat and Dog Food

Hill's® Science Diet® donates all food for dogs and cats in all BC SPCA shelters. 

With the nutritional needs of our dogs, cats, puppies and kittens now met through the Hill's Science Diet Second Chance for Love program, our shelters no longer require donations of regular dog and cat food. 

However, we warmly welcome donations of Hill's® wet pet food for dogs and cats, Hill's® special diet and senior food, as well as food for rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and other small animals. 

Ongoing Needs

If you have something you would like to donate, please stop by our Centre during our regular hours. We regret that due to the limited staff and volunteers at the branch, we are unable to travel to pick up donated items. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 604-468-4044, email us at poco@spca.bc.ca or to stop by our Centre.

Animal Care Supplies
  • blankets
  • Aspen chips or CareFresh (bedding material)
  • non-spill stainless steel or porcelain dishes
  • rabbit, guinea pig or rat pellets
  • other small animal food (e.g. bird feed for Lovebirds, Budgies)
  • rabbit/rodent water bottles
  • cat and dog toys
  • Kongs (medium size and larger)
  • grooming accessories
  • dog shampoo and conditioner
  • pet carriers
  • leashes and collars
  • cat litter (pine pellets or clumping clay)
  • 12" x 16" litter boxes
  • heat and basking lamps
Cleaning Supplies
  • towels
  • dishwashing soap
  • laundry detergent (must be scent-free)
  • brooms & dust pans
  • mop buckets
  • rubber gloves
  • rubber boots
  • heavy duty garbage bags
Office Supplies
  • pens and highlighters
  • post-it notes
  • staplers
  • colour paper
  • colour markers
  • 2" and 3" binders
  • photocopy paper
  • printing services
  • packing tape
Medical Supplies
  • bandages (vet wrap, gauze)
  • cotton balls
  • Q-tips
  • rubbing alcohol
  • peroxide
  • hibitane
  • polysporin salve

We may be able to use items other than those listed above, but if we cannot use it at our Centre, we will either donate it to another BC SPCA branch or to the Share Food Bank. Please check with us beforehand by calling 604-468-4044 or emailing us at poco@spca.bc.ca.

Tax Receipts for Gift in Kind Donations

Gifts of goods or products are eligible for an official receipt for income tax purposes. Just drop them off at our branch with your contact information with proof of value* (ie. actual store receipt reflecting price, before shipping/handling or taxes).

* Required by the Canada Revenue Agency.

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