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AnimalKind Accreditation

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The BC SPCA is developing a new animal welfare accreditation program, AnimalKind, which will accredit companies and organizations that provide or use animal-related services

When you choose an AnimalKind company, you can have confidence that your choice is animal friendly.

Find out when AnimalKind is available in your area

Accredited companies follow AnimalKind’s evidence-based standards (PDF). The BC SPCA audits companies every year to check they are meeting the standards. AnimalKind is a social enterprise and fees paid by member companies pay for operating costs. Questions about AnimalKind? Read our FAQs.

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Photo credit: Martin Smart

Wildlife & Rodent Control

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Looking for humane wildlife removal? AnimalKind is now auditing wildlife and rodent (“pest”) control companies using our PAACO-Certified standards and audit process.

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AnimalKind and the AnimalKind logo are trademarks owned by the BC SPCA. AnimalKind was developed with the support of our funders, and with expert advice from UBC’s Animal Welfare Program:

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