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1-855-622-7722

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Find a BC SPCA location in your area:

Nanaimo & District Branch

Phone: (250) 741-0778
Emergency phone: (250) 741-0778 (during operating hours) After hours: call your local police or RCMP
Address: 154 Westwood Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9R 6R8, Canada
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Kids camps/programs offered
Email:
nanaimo@spca.bc.ca
Please note, due to the volume of emails received daily we may not be able to respond immediately. Should you need urgent assistance, please call.
Fax:
(250) 741-1332
Serving the following communities:
Nanaimo, Lantzville, Cedar and Gabriola Island.
Hours of operation:

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  • Tuesday: 12 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 12 to 9:00 p.m. (8:00 p.m. November 1 to April 1)
  • Friday to Sunday: 12 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Stat Holidays: Closed
  • Dog park and dog wash:
  • Monday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (8:00 p.m. November 1 to April 1)

Adoption fees*

Dog adoption fees
Adult dog: $319
Small breed adult dog: $419
Mature dog (over 8 years): $159.50
Puppy (under 6 months): $479
Small breed puppy (under 6 months): $579

Cat adoption fees
Adult cat: $149
Mature cat (over 8 years): $74.50
Kitten (under 6 months): $199

Small pet adoption fees
Rabbit: $60
Guinea pig: $15
Rat: $10
Mouse/Hamster/Gerbil: $5

*Fees subject to change without notice. All BC SPCA cat/kitten/dog/puppy/rabbit adoptions include a microchip and lifetime registration with the BC Pet Registry. Registration for lifetime protection is $45 for cats/kittens/dogs/puppies and $11.25 for rabbits, which will be added to the above adoption fee. For more information please visit bcpetregistry.ca.

Learn what’s included in your adoption fee

Welcome to the BC SPCA Nanaimo & District Branch. We are one of 44 BC SPCA locations across the province serving sick, neglected, abused and homeless animals. Whether you are looking to adopt a new furry friend into your family or would like to know more about how you can make difference for animals in our community, we are here to help. The BC SPCA is a not-for-profit organization which relies primarily on community donations to help animals in need. Please join us in the fight against animal cruelty!

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