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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

20th October 2018: Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner & Dance – Nelson

Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner & Dance Join us on October 20, 2018 Mary Hall 10th Street Campus Dining Hall 10 Street Campus Trail, Nelson   Get Tickets   Our 10th annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner & Dance is back and better than ever! Enjoy an evening filled with local entertainment, a silent and …

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