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

Check back often for the latest Vancouver Animal Hospital news! We post updates on volunteer orientations, fundraising events and much more!

How compassionate are our conservation practices?

July 20, 2015

At an international conference being held at the University of British Columbia July 28-31, academics and practitioners in the field will explore “compassionate conservation”.

Wildlife water worries

July 20, 2015

Does the hot, dry weather have you concerned? Here are five easy actions you can take to help save water and wildlife.

Nanaimo SPCA staff hopes public comes through with force for Yoda

July 17, 2015

Do or do not. There is no try. The famous quote from Star War’s Yoda is fitting for his feline namesake, a beautiful one-year-old male tabby at the Nanaimo SPCA who was hit by a car.

Twelve months of helping wildlife

January 24, 2014

With January drawing to a close, it’s not too late to work wildlife into your New Year’s resolutions. By celebrating these unconventional holidays, you can connect with nature and help wild animals year-round.

New resources available to help outdoor dogs

November 7, 2013

Each year the BC SPCA responds to hundreds of complaints about dogs left isolated outdoors for long periods of time, often tethered on a chain or a rope. New resources are available to help get outdoor dogs inside the home.

It’s meow or never: Adopt an adult cat companion for half the price

July 7, 2015

From July 17-27, the BC SPCA is having a cat adoption event at all its locations across B.C. to encourage animal lovers to come and check out the adult felines in the society’s care.

First responders in Surrey join forces to help prevent pet fatalities

July 9, 2015

The Surrey RCMP, City of Surrey, the BC SPCA and Surrey Fire Services gathered at Guildford Town Centre today for a public awareness campaign on the dangers of leaving pets unattended in hot vehicles.

Government announces great moos for dairy cattle in British Columbia

July 8, 2015

Things just got better for dairy cattle in the province. The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture announced today it will adopt a new regulation to improve protection of dairy cattle.

Listen to your cat: Popular Tip Tuesday video shares valuable pet handling advice

July 8, 2015

One of the most popular BC SPCA Tip Tuesday videos is about recognizing when a cat does not want to be picked up.

Fire in the sky: How pet-prepared are you for emergencies?

July 6, 2015

With Metro Vancouver and much of B.C. covered with a thick haze of forest fire smoke, the BC SPCA is encouraging animal guardians to refresh their emergency pet preparedness.

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