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!

BC SPCA and BC Cattlemen’s Association collaborate in animal neglect case

March 27, 2014

The BC SPCA, with assistance from the BC Cattlemen’s Association, removed 80 cows and 18 calves from a property near Quesnel on March 24.

Spring cleaning with critters in mind

March 26, 2014

Getting ready to clear out the yard, sort through the garage, or get the garden beds ready for spring? Knowing the needs and habits of your wild neighbours can make sure spring cleaning is helpful for everyone.

10 common wildlife myths debunked

March 25, 2014

Can opossums really hang upside down with their tails? Can porcupines actually throw their quills? Find out the truth behind these and other common wildlife myths.

Lovable Ellie needs a leg up to lead a better life

March 20, 2014

Ellie, a sweet black Labrador, needs a little help from her animal-loving friends to get an amputation surgery she desperately needs.

Maple Ridge man pleads guilty in death of Nova Scotia Duck Tolling retriever

March 19, 2014

Maple Ridge resident Jeffrey David Symons pleaded guilty today to causing the death of Tessa, a 13-year-old hearing impaired dog, who was left in his care by friends.

Kamloops man convicted in cat strangulation death

March 19, 2014

Kamloops resident Steven Seidel has been convicted on three counts of animal cruelty in a disturbing case involving a family pet, Oreo.

Inseparable doggie duo Fred and Ethel need help for happier future

March 18, 2014

The BC SPCA Burnaby Branch wants to help the adorable doggy couple, Fred and Ethel, get the care and attention they need.

Help charismatic Coco get the care she needs

March 17, 2014

BC SPCA staff in the Powell River area are hoping for help in the case of Coco, a lovable female dog who has stolen their hearts.

Doors now open at new BC SPCA Surrey Education & Adoption Centre

March 6, 2014

The new BC SPCA Surrey Education & Adoption Centre has opened its doors. The facility officially opened to the public March 1 and it’s been busy ever since.

Kamloops pup who bit off more than he could chew needs your help

March 11, 2014

Sometimes, having an appetite for adventure doesn’t go down so well. A curious puppy managed to swallow a whole lot more than he could manage and needed extensive – and expensive – surgery to help him survive.

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