More than 95% of the animals kept by Canadians are farm animals. In B.C. alone, more than 100 million animals are raised on farms each year. The BC SPCA works to improve the lives of these animals through many avenues, including the SPCA Certified program, advocacy for improved practices and evidence-based resources for a variety of audiences.
SPCA Certified is the BC SPCA's farm certification and food labelling program. Discover:
- Where to buy SPCA Certified products
- Meet member farmers
- Request the program Standards
- Learn how to join the program, and more!
Find tools to help farmers ensure high standards of animal welfare, such as:
- Fact sheets
- Self-assessment tools
- Sample herd/flock health plans
- Emergency planning information
Find out what the BC SPCA is doing to assist with government consultations, national policy development and public campaigns.
Learn how farm animals are raised in Canada.
FarmSense is the BC SPCA's bi-monthly email newsletter about farm animal welfare news, events and research. Stay updated about farm animal issues and initiatives in Canada, research results and practical experience shared by farmers.