The BC SPCA provincial office will be closed December 25, 28 and January 1. Please note that over the holidays we might not be able to respond as promptly to questions and comments on social media. Thank you for your understanding! We look forward to connecting with you again on Tuesday. We wish you and your fur babies a bright and merry holiday!
The BC SPCA's provincial Call Centre has expanded its services to address general inquiries and has new hours as well.
We've got exciting job opportunities available across the province at the moment, including the position of relief receptionist here at the provincial office in Vancouver! Do you have a a bright and energetic personality and a love for animals? Apply today! Find all career postings at www.spca.bc.ca/about/careers
Here is a sneak peek into our new Community Animal Centre build in Nanaimo! Made possible through the generosity of the provincial government, the City of Nanaimo and SPCA donors, we're excited to see the new building taking shape. To lend your support to the project, please click image. In addition to providing a safe haven for animals in need of sheltering and emergency care, the new facility will serve as a resource for pet guardians in the community.
Today we were pleased to have the chance to thank BC Minister for Agriculture, Norm Letnick, in person at our Vancouver Branch for the provincial government’s $5 million funding commitment to our Facilities Plan. He and MLA Jane Thornthwaite also got a tour, meeting some of the animals that added their purrs and tail wags of gratitude. Want to thank your local MLA for the government support for the animals? Find them on Facebook and send a message of appreciation!
We asked our fellow colleagues at the Provincial office to reflect on the year and share their favorite moments. This year, our Online Fundraising Coordinator took work home after hours, the cuddly and furry kind. From kittens & their mum and eight week old puppies, to senior dogs, Charly's highlight of 2014 was fostering all these wonderful animals until they found forever homes. A big thanks to Charly and all our amazing foster volunteers across the Province!
The BC SPCA provincial office will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1. Please note that over the holidays we might not be able to respond as promptly to questions and comments on social media. Thank you for your understanding! We look forward to connecting with you again on Monday. We wish you and your fur babies a bright and merry holiday! (Pictured is Kali, who will be dreaming of his forever family over the holidays at the BC SPCA Shuswap Branch)
The BC SPCA is applauding an announcement made by the provincial government on Feb. 13 that it is considering new licensing and inspection rules for dog and cat breeders in B.C. Click to learn more. We have been in conversation with government on this issue and we are very pleased with their commitment to move forward quickly to prevent puppy mill operators and other unscrupulous breeders from continuing to inflict animal suffering.
It’s been a year, but staff at the BC SPCA Campbell River Branch are elated that Midnight is finally up for adoption. Brought in to the BC SPCA as a stray cat in January 2015, the eight-year-old female feline was suffering from horrible burns caused by a car engine. Her story is a good reminder for drivers to “think and thump” before you start your engines when the temperatures drop across B.C. Click to read her story.