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!

1,663 animals found homes through the Great BC SPCA Adoption Challenge

June 4, 2009

There were 1,633 winners in the Great BC SPCA Adoption Challenge in May.

BC SPCA investigation leads to animal cruelty charges against Sooke resident

December 18, 2013

A Victoria-area woman has been charged in a disturbing case of animal cruelty, following a BC SPCA investigation.

Make their hearts sing: great gift idea for the wild things on your list

December 13, 2013

Honour the animal lover on your list with the perfect gift: sponsor a special wild animal in their name.

January and February youth workshops: Register early to avoid disappointment

December 13, 2013

Registration for the BC SPCA’s January and February youth workshops is open now – and the humane education department is urging parents to register quickly.

’Tis the season: Keep your pets safe from holiday hazards

December 4, 2013

The holidays are festive, but can be hazardous for your pets. Pet safety tips can help ensure a happy, healthy season for all.

BC SPCA looking for homes for former sled tour dogs

November 27, 2013

The BC SPCA is looking for loving homes for 17 former sled tour dogs, currently available for adoption at the society’s Burnaby, Victoria, Sunshine Coast and West Vancouver branches.

Burnaby stray kitty reunited with California guardians thanks to microchip

November 19, 2013

Thanks to microchip pet identification technology, Darcey, a black and white cat hailing from Brookdale, California, has been happily reunited with her guardians several weeks after she went missing in Burnaby.

Oil spill preparedness needs to take wildlife into consideration

October 25, 2013

Millions of marine birds and mammals who live along the west coast depend on a strong and proactive approach to wildlife rehabilitation in the event of an oil spill. Unfortunately, B.C. is vastly unprepared to deal with a wildlife response.

BC SPCA Call Centre has expanded services

November 19, 2013

The BC SPCA's provincial Call Centre has expanded its services to address general inquiries and has new hours as well.

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.

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