BC SPCA West Kootenay Community Animal Centre
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West Kootenay & District Branch

Please note our recent name change: The BC SPCA West Kootenay Community Animal Centre was formerly known as the BC SPCA Trail Regional Branch.

Phone: (250) 509-0297
Emergency phone: (250) 509-0297  (During operating hours) After hours: contact your local police or RCMP
Cruelty Report and Wildlife Support Line (Toll free): 1-855-622-7722
Address: 124 Heritage Way, Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, City animal control, 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) 365-3881
Serving the following communities:
West Kootenays
Hours of operation:
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 12 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday: Closed
  • Stat Holidays: Closed
124 Heritage Way, Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5

Adoption fees*

*Fees subject to change without notice. Adoption fees are subject to PST (Provincial Sales Tax), which will be added at the time of adoption. 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

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Welcome to the BC SPCA West Kootenay & 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!

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Upcoming events

5th October 2019: Ales for Tails – West Kootenay

Ales for Tails October 5, 2019 Castlegar Community Complex 2101 6 Ave, Castlegar   Get Tickets   Come and enjoy an evening out with fellow animal lovers in support of the BC SPCA West Kootenay Branch and the work in humane education, community outreach, and animal welfare. Tickets are $35 each and include delicious appetizers …

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