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Adoption Stories

Remington

Adopted April 9, 2018 from

Remington came into our care in the spring of 2018 at the BC SPCA Burnaby Branch through a hoarding situation. Seized by our humane officers and brought into the shelter, Remington was now on her way to the life she deserved. Looking for creative and fulfilling ways to procrastinate studying for her exams, Becca came …

Gus

Adopted January 12, 2018 from

A wonderful tale of the resiliency of the canine spirit. Gus, a gentle German shepherd and Labrador cross started the BC stretch of his life in 100 Mile House and moved around from shelter to shelter, vet to vet, until he found himself in Penticton. Gus wasn’t in good shape when he first came to …

Charlie

Adopted July 23, 2019 from

With the right commitment and care we can do wonders for our pets’ self esteem just like they can make us more confident in return. Charlene and her family found this trait in Charlie, the Saint Bernard and Maremma Sheepdog mix. Once they met him at the BC SPCA Maple Ridge Branch this summer, they …

Jackson

Adopted August 4, 2019 from

There are many ways to meet potential pets to adopt outside the shelters—for example, satellite locations that host adoptable animals, local events and Cat Yoga classes to name a few. Emily was ready to consider expanding her family to now include a cat, but she was a little unsure of just how well one would …

Mr Tuxedo Pants

Adopted February 3, 2019 from

When adopting a new furry family member, we are often prepared for the fact that it will take some time for them to adjust and be completely comfortable with us. Others just waltz on in like they own the place. Mr. Tuxedo Pants happened to fit right in between. When Joy met Mr. Tuxedo Pants …

Tito

Adopted November 3, 2007 from

Tito was surrendered to the BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch in Prince George on October 23, 2007 when he was about a year old. His behaviour assessment showed that this enthusiastic American bulldog needed an active, experienced, adult household where he could have lots of time for exercise and outings. He would also get …

Crash

Adopted October 9, 2009 from

This beautiful tortoiseshell kitty was waiting for her forever home at the BC SPCA Burnaby Branch in 2009 when she readily leapt her way into the hearts of a young family. Crash charmed this family so completely that she went home with them on September 10, 2009. Here is their story: We went to meet …

Evie

Adopted May 7, 2019 from

It can be challenging to see our beloved pets age, especially when they still act so young! When Michelle and her family decided to adopt a new puppy, they knew that it would not only benefit them, but also bring joy to their senior Golden Doodle, Coco. Once Michelle had spent some time envisioning adopting …

Torri

Adopted May 10, 2018 from ,

We have many amazing foster volunteers at the BC SPCA, and we are so thankful for each of them every single day. When one of these volunteers ends up adopting one of their fostered animals, some might call it a “foster fail”—but not us. We call it a success and the best possible outcome! Maria …

Zoey

Adopted April 16, 2001 from

We love it when people write to us many years after they have adopted an animal from the BC SPCA to tell us of their progress, or to honour the life of a companion animal. Such is the case with this letter from the guardians of Zoey, a beloved family member adopted from the BC SPCA …