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News Category: Adoption

BC SPCA ready to tackle challenging animal issues with new strategic plan

February 12, 2019

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) has launched a new four-pillar strategic plan for 2019-2023 to take animal welfare in B.C. to a new level. The non-profit animal welfare organization, which helped nearly 48,000 animals in need in 2018, developed the plan after a year-long consultation with key …

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New year, new guardian: meet the BC SPCA’s first adopted animal of 2019!

Great Pyrenees white dog, first adopted in 2019
January 3, 2019

Duchess, a Great Pyrenees mixed dog, was the BC SPCA’s first adopted animal of 2019. Adopted from the Kamloops & District Branch  to her new forever home on January 1, 2019, Duchess came into the branch’s care in mid-December. “Welcoming a rescued animal into your home is always an exciting time,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager, …

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Home for the holidays: Howard

Howard the tuxedo cat stands in front of a Christmas tree.
December 27, 2018

This is one in a series of posts highlighting just some of the happy ‘tails’ SPCA adoptions in 2018 have brought to not only the animals involved, but also their loving, caring guardians. The animals in these stories will be spending their first holiday season with them. We happily accept adoption updates all year round! …

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Home for the Holidays: Nyra

Nyra the German Shepherd-Husky mix happily looks at the camera for a photo
December 23, 2018

This is one in a series of posts highlighting just some of the happy ‘tails’ SPCA adoptions in 2018 have brought to not only the animals involved, but also their loving, caring guardians. The animals in these stories will be spending their first holiday season with them. We happily accept adoption updates all year round! …

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Home for the holidays: Matzie

December 20, 2018

This is one in a series of posts highlighting just some of the happy ‘tails’ SPCA adoptions in 2018 have brought to not only the animals involved, but also their loving, caring guardians. The animals in these stories will be spending their first holiday season with them. We happily accept adoption updates all year round! …

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Home for the holidays: Quinn

December 13, 2018

This is one in a series of posts highlighting just some of the happy ‘tails’ SPCA adoptions in 2018 have brought to not only the animals involved, but also their loving, caring guardians. The animals in these stories will be spending their first holiday season with them. We happily accept adoption updates all year round! …

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Why senior animals make great pets

November 22, 2018

It’s common for older pets to get overlooked at shelters with kittens and puppies also hoping for their forever homes. Cats and dogs are considered “senior” or “mature” at around the age of seven. “Often what we’ll see in the shelters is these young little puppies and kittens coming in, and everybody runs to them,” …

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