West Vancouver BC SPCA Branch
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West Vancouver

During COVID-19, and in compliance with provincial government regulations, our team is here to serve our community during our regular public hours of operation. Appointments are still needed in order to maintain our occupancy limits and to serve people as efficiently as possible. We ask all visitors to wear masks when entering our facility and to respect the physical distancing directions in place. COVID-19 & Pets - Frequently Asked Questions    
Phone: (604) 922-4622
Emergency phone: (604) 922-4622  (During operating hours)  (604) 879-7343  (Night 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.) After hours: call the West Vancouver Police Department
Cruelty Report and Wildlife Support Line (Toll free): 1-855-622-7722
Address: 1020 Marine Dr West Vancouver BC V7T 1B1 CA
Services offered:
Shelter, Takes surrendered animals, Adoptions, Kids camps/programs offered, City kenneling, Takes in stray dogs, Takes in stray cats, Takes in stray domestic small pets
Email:
wvan@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:
1 (866) 204-9021
Mailing address:
Ambleside Park
PO Box 91072
West Vancouver, B.C.
V7V 3N3
Serving the following communities:
West Vancouver
Hours of operation:
  • Adoption hours:
  • Monday to Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Other services:
  • Monday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Stat Holidays: Closed

Adoption fees*

*Fees vary by location and are 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

Learn what’s included in your adoption fee

Welcome to the BC SPCA West Vancouver Community Animal Centre. 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 >>

For more information about our work in the community, check out our most recent newsletter (PDF).

Other ways to help animals in need

Wish list

» Donate useful items to the shelter – check out our wish list (PDF) of odds and ends.

»Donate useful items to the shelter via our Amazon wish list!

Bottle Drive

» Help local animals in need by recycling your bottles & cans! It’s easy, learn how (PDF).

Respectfully acknowledging that the BC SPCA in West Vancouver is located on the unceded traditional territory of the downriver hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples – ,xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking peoples – Skwxwú7mesh Uxwumixw (Squamish) Nation whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Adopt Me

Milo is always looking for action, he’s not one for sitting around all day or being alone. He will need a home where someone is around all the time, as Milo has separation anxiety. The way he shows his anxiety is by crying loudly and inappropriately peeing in the home. Milo is now on an anti-anxiety medication to help him feel more comfortable when life has changes, which is something his new guardians will need to continue. When Milo has all his needs met, he is a sweet, chatty, social cat that will surely give you all his love! Milo isn’t used to friends, and will need to be the only animal in the home. But fear not, he has a large enough personality that you won’t need anyone else! He is a cat that likes lots of entertainment, whether that is playtime inside or a home where he has safe outdoor access to explore. If you’re looking for a sweet cat with a lot of personality come in and meet Milo today!

Name: Milo
Age: 8 years
Gender: Male
Animal ID: 390145
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Animals spend their whole lives loving us. This gift provides a day of regular care plus special medication, extra bedding and modified exercise for a senior animal like Sasha

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Upcoming events

5th July 2021: Wildlife-In-Focus Photo Contest

The 2021 annual Wildlife-In-Focus photo contest runs July 5 to 26. Funds raised go towards food and medical care of wildlife in need at the BC SPCA’s Wild ARC, which cares for thousands of injured and orphaned wild animals each year. Plus, your photos could be featured on BC SPCA merchandise, education brochures, advocacy campaigns, …

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