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 0G9 CA
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Kids camps/programs offered
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.
Serving the following communities:
Nanaimo, Lantzville, Cedar and Gabriola Island.
Hours of operation:
- Tuesday: 12 to 4:30 p.m.
- Wednesday and Thursday: 12 to 8:00 p.m.
- Friday to Sunday: 12 to 4:30 p.m.
- Monday: Closed
- Stat Holidays: Closed
- Dog wash: 7 Days (9:00am to Close)
- Central Bark Dog Parks: 7 Days 24 Hours
*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 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!
Search adoptable animals available through our location.
9th July 2018: Nanaimo BC SPCA summer camps
Calling all campers! Registration is now open for our 2018 summer camp season at multiple locations, including Nanaimo! Campers will have a blast playing games, learning from animal experts, doing hands-on activities, and spending time with some of the animals at the branch. They will leave camp feeling inspired and empowered to be ambassadors for …
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24th June 2018: BC SPCA Nanaimo – Cats on Mats: Yoga & Brunch
Get Tickets What do cats and yogis have in common? They both love to stretch! This course will include 45 minutes of class, followed by 15 minutes of meditation, and finish with 30 minutes of brunch on our patio. All 1.5 hours will include our shelter cats roaming the room as you relax, …
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