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

Check back often for the latest South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch news! We post updates on volunteer orientations, fundraising events and much more!

 

In the News

Open House 2015

Come and visit the BC SPCA South Okanagan / Similkameen Branch on Saturday, May 9 for our annual open house event!


Flea Markets March - November 2015

Every Sunday from March 29 - November 1, we will be holding a flea market in front of the Wholesale Club at 1550 Main Street in Penticton.


Senate considering Bill S-203 that honours the sentience of cetaceans

March 23, 2017

Bill S-203 would make it illegal to capture, breed or move cetaceans with the intent of putting them in captivity unless the animals are injured or in distress and need assistance.


BC SPCA unveils plans for new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre

March 22, 2017

The BC SPCA unveiled plans for its new West Kootenay Community Animal Centre in Castlegar at a special event on March 21 at the Castlegar Complex.


Celebrating Canada 150

March 21, 2017

Admission to all national parks is free this year in celebration of our country’s 150th birthday. What will all that extra foot traffic mean for wildlife?


Birthday reunion for Bernese pups a success

March 17, 2017

The pouring rain didn’t dampen the spirits of several Bernese mountain dogs and their guardians last weekend.


Tell Canada to adopt Dr. Temple Grandin's guidelines for the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

March 15, 2017

New draft national laws are proposed for animal care in slaughter facilities. Dr. Grandin's guidelines for animal welfare will make the laws better. Have your say in the consultation until April 21.


Brave Beau, shot in the leg, hopes for ‘fur’ever home after surgery

March 15, 2017

A loveable pup has found himself in need at the Burnaby SPCA after a rough start in life.


BC SPCA seizes 27 animals from property south of Burns Lake

March 15, 2017

BC SPCA constables have seized 13 adult dogs, seven puppies and seven horses from a property in Cheslatta, south of Burns Lake.


Celebrate two decades of life-saving work at Wild ARC’s Open House

March 13, 2017

Ever wondered what happens to wildlife that gets into trouble? BC SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (Wild ARC) is holding its annual Open House - reserve your spot today!


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