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South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch

Phone: (250) 493-0136
Emergency phone: (250) 493-0136 (During operating hours) After hours: call your local police or RCMP
Address: 2200 Dartmouth Dr, Penticton, BC V2A 4C2, Canada
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Kids camps/programs offered, Takes in stray dogs, Takes in stray cats, Takes in stray domestic small pets
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.
(250) 493-7060
Serving the following communities:
Penticton, Summerland, Faulder, Princeton, Tulameen, Coalmont, Chain Lake, Osprey Lake, Manning Park, Chute Lake, Keremeos, Cawston, Hedley, Twin Lakes, Kaleden, Okanagan Falls, Vaseaux Lake, Oliver, Osoyoos, Naramata, Rock Creek, Westbridge, Bridesville, Midway and Greenwood.
Hours of operation:
  • Adoption hours:
  • Monday to Saturday: 12 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Other services:
  • Monday to Saturday: 12 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 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

Learn what’s included in your adoption fee

Welcome to the BC SPCA South Okanagan/Similkameen 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!

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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

28th October 2018: BC SPCA South Okanagan Flea Market – every Sunday!

  Come to our BC SPCA South Okanagan Similkameen Flea Market, every Sunday until October 28th. Shop at our BC SPCA Flea Market and find some great bargains while helping the animals who need us most! Our market operates from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Sunday from April 2 till October 29 at 1550 …

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12th May 2018: BC SPCA South Okanagan – Open House

Come and join us on Saturday May 12 for our annual Open House! We will have a marvelous plant sale, Certified Organic BBQ beef burgers (with a vegan option), flea market and bake sale. A fun-filled afternoon for everyone, plus you will have a chance to meet your next four-legged friend. All proceeds from our Open …

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