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!

Breed-specific bylaws don't keep communities safe

July 26, 2010

The most effective way to protect the public from dangerous dogs is with multifaceted strategies that address aggressive behaviour in dogs of any and all breeds.

Take action to help animals on Animal Abuse Prevention Day

April 22, 2014

Tomorrow (April 23, 2014) is Animal Abuse Prevention Day in British Columbia and the BC SPCA is hoping the province’s communities will rally around a great cause by taking action.

Fright night: Keep pets’ safety in mind this Halloween

October 27, 2015

With fall just arrived and Halloween around the corner, it’s a good time to think about the animals in your care and their safety at night.

BC SPCA applauds move by College of Veterinarians to ban ear cropping

October 27, 2015

The BC SPCA is applauding an announcement by the College of Veterinarians of B.C. (CVBC) that cosmetic ear cropping procedures on dogs will no longer be considered an acceptable practice.

Mother and daughter plead guilty to animal cruelty charges

October 16, 2015

Karin Adams and her daughter Catherine Adams of Houston, B.C. have pleaded guilty to charges of animal cruelty following a 2014 BC SPCA investigation.

Victoria couple charged with animal cruelty

October 15, 2015

Esquimalt First Nations Chief Andrew Thomas and his wife, Mary Anne Thomas, have been charged with animal cruelty after failing to provide necessary veterinary care for their Shih tzu, Chewy.

Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause prize winner flying high after draw

October 15, 2015

Fundraising for animals in need has paid off in a big way for Langley resident Julie Lewis.

BC SPCA officially opens new Recovery & Adoption Centre for abused farm animals

October 14, 2015

Government and community representatives joined BC SPCA staff and volunteers on Oct. 14 to officially open the BC SPCA’s new Recovery & Adoption Barn in Kelowna.

First Nations, Mobile Vet and BC SPCA come together to combat pet overpopulation

October 7, 2015

A First Nations Community, a mobile veterinary business and the BC SPCA are all working together to tackle pet overpopulation in the Cariboo region of the province.

Horses, goat and chickens find new homes at Surrey adoptathon

October 1, 2015

The BC SPCA’s cruelty investigations department hosted an adoptathon for farm animals seized in recent animal cruelty investigations on Saturday, Sept. 26.

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