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

Location and contact information
1205 East 7th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.
V5T 1R1
(604) 879-7721

Previous events

Discover past events hosted by or benefitting the BC SPCA Vancouver Branch and learn what's been happening in your community to support animals in need.

2014 events

December 6

Pet Photos with Santa

November 29

Friends of the SPCA Christmas Sale

November 1

Offleashed A whole new breed of gala

October 24

Youth Workshop: Fabulous Farm Animals

September 21

Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid Course

September 20

Iona Island Cycle for the Vancouver BC SPCA - CANCELLED 

September 19

Pooch Photo Shoot as part of the revolving Door Project

September 13

FurMingle - Sunset Beach

September 13

Whole Foods Market Robson Dog Wash Fundraiser

September 7

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk to fight animal cruelty

September 4

Martini Magic Night at Yaletown Brewing Co.

August 30

FurMingle - Spanish Banks

August 17

FurMingle - Kitsilano

July 24

Pints for Paws

July 15

Dinner at Graze

July 2 - August 22

Summer camps

June 23 - August 22

Quantum of Solace Healing, You and the Vancouver BC SPCA

May 24

Spring Fling Craft Fair

April 27

The Vancouver Sun Run 2014

April 1-30

Waffles Gone Wild Fundraiser

March 25

Crane & Clara's Designer Charity Sale

March 29

Masquerade Ball for the BC SPCA-Cancelled

March 25

BC SPCA Fundraising Dinner at Graze

March 5-29

Ethical Bean Fundraiser

February 23

Walks 'N' Wags Pet First Aid Course

2013 events

December 18

Fundraising Dinner at Graze

December 1

Pictures with Santa

November 30

Blues for Paws

November 30

Friends of the BC SPCA annual Christmas sale

November 6

Fall Into the Market

October 11, 12

50 Hours for Fifty Lives

October 3


September 28

Dunbar Village Harvest Festival Dog Wash

September 22

Sit, Stay, Love Pet adoption event

September 10

Cool vs. Cruel Vancouver

September 5

Joe's Apartment Party Animals

September 5

Wallflower Art Exhibition

August 24

Dog Days of Summer

August 24

Vinci's Summer Fiesta

July 30 - August 15

Summer Yoga with Christine

July 2 - August 23

Summer Camp

May 25

Annual Open House

April 13

Pet Party at West Elm Market Vancouver

April 4

The Bowl and Bone Grand Opening!

March 25-26

Youth Workshop: "Big Hearts for Small Animals"

March 30

Vancouver Masquerade Ball

Feb 7

Blues for Paws

January 21

Youth Workshop: "Cat Crazy"

January 3

Youth Workshop: "Winter Wildlife & Pets"


2012 events

December 8

Pet Photos with Santa

December 1

Pet Photos with Santa

December 1

Friends of the SPCA Christmas Sale

November 30

Youth Workshop: Careers Helping Critters

November 15

Rock City Festival 2012

November 7

Liberty Wine 6th Annual "Fall into the Market"

September 24

Youth Workshop: Canine Companions

September 9

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk

July 28

Dublin Castle Charity Car Wash & Patio Party

July 26

Pub night fun at Cedar Cottage

June 24

Scotiabank Vancouver 1/2 marathon and 5km run/walk

April 20

Youth Workshop: "Wild Things"

March 28

Vancouver Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM)

March 12-13

Youth Workshop: "Big Hearts for Small Animals"

February 17

Youth Workshop: "Healthy Pets, Happy Pets"


2011 events

December 31

Sinderella NYE Gala 2012

December 2 & 3

Friends of the BC SPCA Christmas Sale

November 26

Dogs 101

November 23

Axis Hair Salon (Georgia St) Annual Lingerie Cut-a-thon

Novemeber 19-20

Pet Photos with Santa (Karen Moe Photography)

November 10

Understanding the Animals in Your Life: A Special Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin

November 5

Dogs 101

November 3

Liberty Wine's 5th Annual "Fall into the Market"

October 1

St. Francis of Assisi and the Blessing of Pets

September 23-24

Friends of the SPCA Fall Rummage Sale

September 11

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

August 25

Annual Kennel Lock-up and Block Party

August 22-26

Summer Camp

August 20-21

Garage Sale

August 15-19

Summer Camp

August 8-12

Summer Camp

August 6

Dogs 101

August 2-5

Summer Camp

July 25-29

Summer Camp

July 18-22

Summer Camp

July 11-15

Summer Camp

July 9

Dogs 101

July 4-8

Summer Camp

May 14

Open House

April 1-2

Friends of the SPCA Spring Rummage Sale

March 21-22

Youth Two-Day Workshop: What's the buzz (meow, squeak, woof)?

January 22

Kids Day: Paw it Forward

2010 Events

December 18

Kids Day: A Home for the Holidays

November 26 & 27

Friends of the SPCA Christmas Sale

November 25


November 20

Kids Days: Winter is Coming

October 30

Kids Day: Black Cats, Bats and Rats

September 24-25

Friends of the SPCA Fall Rummage Sale

September 12 

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause

August 23 - 27

Summer Camp

August 16 - 20

Summer Camp

August 9 - 13

Summer Camp

August 3 - 6 

Summer Camp

July 26 - 30

Summer Camp

July 19 - 23

Summer Camp

July 12 - 16

Summer Camp

July 5 - 9

Summer Camp

July 1

Lilith Fair

June 27

Scotiabank Vancouver 1/2 Marathon and 5km run/walk


Friends of the SPCA Spring Rummage Sale - Friday, March 26th and Saturday, March 27th

Join us in the boardroom at the Vancouver Shelter, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for our Spring rummage sale!

We're located at 1205 East 7th Avenue.

You'll find household items, books, clothing, records, toys and so much more!

All proceeds go to help the Vancouver Animal Hospital Trust Fund, a separate registered charity that benefits the Vancouver Animal Hospital and the Vancouver Shelter and the animals in their care. 


2009 Events


Santa Paws Toy Drive for the Animals

The BC SPCA Vancouver Branch will be hosting it's annual Santa Paws Toy Drive for the Animals.  From December 5 to December 12, the Vancouver Branch will be collecting various toys and Science Diet food for the hundreds of animals the Branch sees come through it's doors.  The toys donated are an intergral part of our animals' daily welfare, and helps the animals cope with shelter life providing them with mental stimulation while in our care.  Items can be dropped at any Vancouver Tisol location or at the Vancouver Branch's Community Animal Centre located at 1205 E 7 Avenue.

On December the 12th , from 11am to 3pm, we will also be holding pet pictures with Santa at the Vancouver Branch's Community Animal Centre located at 1205 East 7 Avenue, Vancouver, BC.  Photos are $5 each or three for $10. 

Wondering what kind of toys we are looking for? Here's a detailed list:

Dog Toys
  • Large Kong
  • Balls
  • Stuffed Toys
  • Blankets
  • Rope Toys
  • Rabbit Toys
  • Untreated wicker baskets
  • Plastic baby rings
  • Small straw brooms
Cat toys
  • Batta balls, and other cat toys that roll or can be tossed
  • Woven grass matt
  • Willow ball
  • Dumb bell ring
  • Yellow pages for shredding
  • Cottontail Cottage
  • Cat Toys
  • Rolling and batting toys
  • Cat teasers
  • Cardboard scratching boxes
  • Small stuffed toys with legs
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Peek a boo puzzle box
  • Cat dancer
  • Mylar Balls
  • Laser pointer

* Please - NO CATNIP

Join us at the Friends of the BC SPCA Christmas Sale!

November 27th and 28th at the Vancouver Shelter Boardroom: 1205 East 7th Ave.

Gifts, baking, toys and seasonal items are available.

All proceeds to go helping abused and abandoned animals.

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