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South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch

Phone: (250) 493-0136
Emergency phone: (250) 493-0136 (During operating hours) After hours: call your local police or RCMP
Address: 2200 Dartmouth Dr, Penticton, BC V2A 4C2, Canada
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Kids camps/programs offered, Takes in stray dogs, Takes in stray cats, Takes in stray domestic small pets
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.
(250) 493-7060
Serving the following communities:
Penticton, Summerland, Faulder, Princeton, Tulameen, Coalmont, Chain Lake, Osprey Lake, Manning Park, Chute Lake, Keremeos, Cawston, Hedley, Twin Lakes, Kaleden, Okanagan Falls, Vaseaux Lake, Oliver, Osoyoos, Naramata, Rock Creek, Westbridge, Bridesville, Midway and Greenwood.
Hours of operation:


  • Adoption hours:
  • Monday to Saturday: 12 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Other services:
  • Monday to Saturday: 12 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Stat Holidays: Closed

Adoption fees*

Dog adoption fees
Adult dog: $269
Small breed adult dog: $369
Mature dog (over 8 years): $134.50
Puppy (under 6 months): $369
Small breed puppy (under 6 months): $469

Cat adoption fees
Adult cat: $95
Mature cat (over 8 years): $47.50
Kitten (under 6 months): $120

Small pet adoption fees
Rabbit: $50
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

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Welcome to the BC SPCA South Okanagan/Similkameen 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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Upcoming events

8th April 2018: BC SPCA South Okanagan / Similkameen – Pints 4 Pawz

  Get Tickets   Join us for Pints 4 Pawz at the Barking Parrot Bar on Sunday, April 8, 2018! This annual event will have a performance by Steve Jones, prizes, a silent auction and a raffle to win two tickets to wherever WestJet flies! Tickets includes a deluxe vegan or Certified Organic beef burger …

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26th February 2018: National Cupcake Day

National Cupcake Day™ is a coordinated Canadian event to support local shelters, SPCAs, and Humane Societies. The campaign has raised $2.45 million in critically needed funds for abused, abandoned and neglected animals in our communities!

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