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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
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
Email:
westkootenay@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.
Fax:
(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. 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

18th March 2019: Spring Break Camps

This spring break, kids are invited to join us for a week of camp that’s all about animals! Campers will take part in specially designed games and activities, hear from guest speakers and spend time with some animals in our care. Our week-long day camps (March 18-22 and March 25-29), held at various BC locations, …

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1st March 2019: BC SPCA Lottery

Saving animals never felt so good! Buy your tickets before 11:59 p.m. on May 1 to be entered into the early bird draw. Tickets on sale: March 1, 2019 Early bird deadline: May 1, 2019 Early bird draw: May 14, 2019 Final sales deadline: May 17, 2019 Draw of all prizes: May 31, 2019 For …

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