For the love of animals

We are a team of staff and volunteers who are passionate about animal welfare.

Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

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SINCE 1896

Learn how the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) came to be one of the largest animal welfare organizations of its kind in North America.


Top Rated Charity

Discover the foundation of our work and why we continue to receive awards and accreditations for maintaining such high standards of accountability.


In Your Community

The BC SPCA provides a wide-range of services through our 43 locations across the Province including: shelter, adoption, emergency rescue and medical treatment, cruelty investigations, advocacy and more.