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1-855-622-7722

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Find a BC SPCA location in your area:

Nelson Branch

Phone: (250) 352-7178
Emergency phone: (250) 352-7178 (during operating hours) After hours: call your local police or RCMP
Address: 520-C Falls St Nelson BC V1L 6B5 CA
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Takes in stray dogs, Takes in stray cats, Takes in stray domestic small pets
Email:
nelson@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.
Serving the following communities:
Nelson, Salmo, Kootenay Bay, Riondel, Crawford Bay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Balfour, Meadow Creek, New Denver, Silverton, South Slocan, Slocan, Winlaw, Crescent Valley and Ymir.
Hours of operation:
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 12 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday: Closed
  • Stat Holidays: Closed

Adoption fees*

*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 Nelson 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.

Making it to a shelter is often just the first step on the long road to recovery for sick and abused animals. You can do something to help an animal needing urgent care.
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Upcoming events

16th July 2018: Nelson BC SPCA summer camps

Calling all campers! Registration is now open for our 2018 summer camp season at multiple locations, including Nelson! At these week-long, half-day (9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) camps, kids 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 …

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31st May 2018: BC SPCA pet behaviour speaker series: 10 Things your dog wishes you knew

The BC SPCA presents an evening with internationally known animal behaviour and training consultant Chirag Patel. Learn what motivates your dog’s behaviour and watch hands-on demonstrations on how to address common behaviour issues through humane training. Following his presentation, Chirag will be joined by the BC SPCA’s Senior Manager of Behaviour and Welfare, Dr. Karen …

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Sign up today for the BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, presented by Hill’s® Science Diet®