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Adopted November 4, 2018 from

Keith and his family were determined to add a feline companion to the household, but they knew it wouldn’t be an easy mission. With two young kids and a large German Shepherd, Keith’s family waited for just the right cat to come along. They searched for a young cat with curiosity and patience. In November …


Adopted December 20, 2018 from

We love when dogs look tough, but they’re truly giant sweethearts. Sarah and her husband found this in Gator. A large, friendly Mastiff, Gator was so full of love to give to his new guardians. Sarah and her husband thought Christmas would be the ideal time to adopt an animal in need. They knew it …

Stella (aka Sina)

Adopted January 10, 2007 from ,

Sina, a beautiful, blue heeler and border collie mix, was born in the spring of 2006 into a litter of seven pups who were brought from Merritt to the BC SPCA Kamloops and District Branch. They and their mom were all adopted when the puppies were old enough. Three months later, though, Sina was surrendered …


Adopted October 31, 2018 from

In the late summer of 2018, Chase was surrendered to the BC SPCA Abbotsford Branch with the rest of his litter. Confident and playful with his siblings, we knew that Chase would make a wonderful addition to a loving home. Once he was old enough for adopters to meet him, Joanne and Mike came to …


Adopted October 6, 2019 from ,

When Chino first came into our care at the BC SPCA Maple Ridge Branch in the autumn of 2019, we knew was an amazing catch. Along came Russ, an adopter who is passionate and savvy with Malamute mixed breeds. Naturally, Russ saw all the wonderful qualities that we did in Chino. It was obvious that …


Adopted August 23, 2019 from , ,

Through no fault of their own, some animals in our care take a very long route to finding their forever homes. June, an adult Labrador retriever American foxhound mix, had such a roundabout journey. In March of 2018, at four years of age, June was surrendered to BC SPCA North Peace Branch. Described by our …

Miss Isabel (Izzie)

Adopted October 7, 2019 from

Taking on a dog with a complicated history is not a decision to be taken lightly. Dale was working as a volunteer at the BC SPCA Vancouver Branch when we seized dogs from a puppy mill earlier in 2019. Dale committed to fostering Izzie, a pregnant Bichon Frise. Totally out of her comfort zone, Dale …


Adopted August 29, 2019 from

When we want to adopt a new animal, it can be difficult to predict how they will fit in with our current pets. Sue and her partner knew they wanted to open their home to a sweet senior feline, Jasmine. They knew she needed some extra love and care because she had been diagnosed with …


Adopted September 23, 2019 from

Perky little one-year-old Hera was surrendered to the BC SPCA East Kootenay Branch on September 15, 2019, along with two other rats with whom she lived. Their owners had allergies and had to give them up. Hera was quickly spotted on our website by an appreciative audience, a family who rushed in to take her …


Adopted May 30, 2017 from

Michelle’s children were very perceptive when they recognized that she needed a companion. Not just any company would do. They knew Michelle needed the companionship that only a sweet senior feline could give her. For Mother’s Day in 2017, Michelle’s children gifted her with Fiona, a loving senior kitizen who fell right into her lap. …