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!

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.

Make a better choice: choose stall-free pork

March 7, 2014

Confinement housing is one of the most pressing issues facing farmed animals. In the same way that we choose cage-free or free-range eggs when thinking about the welfare of chickens, stall-free pork means a better life for pigs.

Today’s fad pet, tomorrow’s cruelty case?

March 5, 2014

Intelligence, curiosity and affection, all wrapped up in an endearing pink package. Sound ideal? Though so-called “micro-pigs” may seem like an appealing companion, they have needs far different from the average family pet.

The early bird gets the cash in BC SPCA Lottery…for the animals

March 5, 2014

With the return of the BC SPCA Lottery… for the animals, you can win big by helping animals in need and potentially, put thousands of extra dollars in your pocket.

Small animal adoption: Great companions in small packages

March 1, 2014

Not sure about the benefits of adopting a petite pet? Don’t let size fool you. Small animals can bring a huge amount of joy into the lives of their lucky guardians.

BC SPCA’s new five-year plan highlights plight of B.C.’s homeless cats

February 28, 2014

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has set out a new five-year plan to combat animal cruelty and suffering in B.C.

Hoping for a home: Clearwater dogs now available for adoption

February 28, 2014

Many of the 16 dogs seized from a property in Clearwater earlier this month are now available for adoption at the Kelowna and Penticton BC SPCA branches and staff are hoping they’ll find the perfect forever homes for all of them.

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