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
2200 Dartmouth Drive
Penticton, B.C.
V2A 4C2
(250) 493-0136
penticton@spca.bc.ca

Welcome to the BC SPCA South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch website. Each year our branch helps hundreds of animals find new homes. We appreciate all of your support, and for making the BC SPCA your first adoption option!

In the news

BC SPCA investigation leads to seizure of 29 animals and charges against four-time offender

February 2, 2016

A Slocan Valley man has been charged with animal cruelty for the fourth time, following a BC SPCA seizure of 29 animals from a property near Winlaw, B.C. on Jan. 28.


Matted, wounded cat in Quesnel a reminder about proper pet care

February 2, 2016

A stray cat who recently came into the care of the Quesnel SPCA with several wounds is a good reminder about proper pet grooming.


Owner of emaciated, abandoned husky charged with animal cruelty

February 1, 2016

Yu Lin, the owner of an emaciated young husky dog who was found abandoned in Maple Ridge last January, has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation.


Together, we can end overpopulation: Think spay/neuter this February

February 1, 2016

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and the BC SPCA is calling on all British Columbians to take action to help end pet overpopulation throughout the province.


What does 'certified organic' mean for animal welfare?

February 1, 2016

Do you know what 'certified organic' actually means? A recently revised Canadian Organic Standard means animal welfare improvements for farm animals across the country.


Visit our news page for these and other news stories and announcements from the South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch of the BC SPCA.

 Pet on the Net 



'Pet on the Net' features an animal currently in our care and available for adoption.

Mia is waiting to meet you!
 

Happy Endings

Happy Endings are updates on adopted animals who found their new forever home.

Meet Laney (aka Abbey), another SPCA Alumni!

 
 

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