Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

Location and contact information
540 Lower-Ganges Road
Ganges, B.C.

(250) 537-2123


Hours and Location

Please contact the BC SPCA Call Centre: 1 (855) 6BC SPCA (1-855-622-7722) toll free to report animal cruelty, neglect, and animals in distress, including wildlife.

Branch address:

540 Lower-Ganges Road 

Ganges, B.C.  


Mailing address (if different):


Box 522, Ganges P.O 

Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2W2 

Phone:  (250) 537-2123

Emergency Phone (if available): (250) 537-2123 


Fax: n/a




Serving the following communities: Salt Spring Island


Hours of operation (including animal adoption & viewing)

Monday to Friday

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday & Statutory holidays



Directions and map

View BC SPCA Branches, Shelters and other locations in a larger map

Located on the lower level of the Gulf Islands Veterinary Clinic. Turn down Sharp Road and proceed to the rear parking lot of the Clinic. Look for marked BC SPCA Shelter signs.


Governance & Accountability

Visit the main BC SPCA site to learn more about our governance structure and how you can get involved!

Community Council

Each branch elects a Community Council at its Annual General Meeting. The role of community council is to increase community support and understanding of the SPCA through coordination of activities such as fundraising, special events, volunteer development, education, fostering, promotion of adoption, etc. Download the Community Council manual (pdf).


Join Us

The BC SPCA is always looking for passionate and motivated animal lovers to join us as a volunteer, member or employee.


You can make a difference by becoming a member or employee of our branch. Visit the Join Us section of the main BC SPCA website for more information and to download an application form.


Learn about you can get involved caring for animals, providing administrative support, assist with fundraising and events and other current opportunities


Visit our main site to review current career opportunities within the BC SPCA.


Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our main site for a complete list of FAQs.

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