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Adoption Stories

Peanut

Adopted April 30, 2012 from

Peanut came into the care of the BC SPCA Surrey Branch in early January 2012 as a result of a cruelty investigation. Her adoptive guardian (a former BC SPCA staffer) picks up the story from here in the wonderful update she has sent us about Peanut: Peanut had had a badly broken left front leg …

Dylan (aka Eddie)

Adopted June 22, 2016 from

Dylan and his litter-mates were abandoned when they were only weeks old, fortunately the BC SPCA Williams Lake & District Branch was able to rescue them. To give Dylan a better chance at finding a forever home, he was transferred to the BC SPCA Surrey Education & Adoption Centre on the Drive for Lives program. …

Shortbread

Adopted December 31, 2015 from

In November 2015 Shortbread came into the care of the BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch and almost immediately, staff realized that she was incredibly social and playful. She turned out to be the right match for her adoptive family who were searching for a playmate for their existing cat and they have now written to …

Belle, Betty & Bessy

Adopted June 6, 2015 from

In December 2014, following a cruelty investigation, this lovely trio of goats came into the care of the BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch. They had been living in deplorable conditions. Belle, Black Betty and Bessy remained at the shelter for five months while they recovered and gained weight. During this time staff came to know …

Timber

Adopted April 17, 2010 from

Timber was one of approximately 30 adult dogs and puppies who came from a large-scale breeder of “Goldendoodles”, “Labradoodles” and “Mini-Doodles”. Over time, the facility acquired a large number of breeding adult dogs (females and studs) to meet public demand for dogs that are compatible for those with allergies. The market became over-saturatured when more …

Swift (aka Cally)

Adopted April 23, 2011 from

Swift is a gorgeous husky cross that was surrendered into the care of the BC SPCA Squamish Valley Branch with four of her siblings on April 10, 2011. Such a beautiful puppy, she has two different coloured eyes and was a bouncy little girl. Swift was about two months old and went into foster care …

Paulie (aka Rory)

Adopted February 6, 2016 from

In late January 2016 Paulie came into the care of the BC SPCA Squamish Branch, brought in by a local animal rescue organization. This charming little cat made friends quickly, including the most important new friend of all: his new adoptive guardian. She has now shared this update on Paulie: In December of 2015 I …

Iris

Adopted October 15, 2013 from

In early October 2013 Iris left unfortunate circumstances and came into the care of the BC SPCA South Peace Branch. To say her life life then changed for the better is putting it mildly, as this letter from her adoptive family reveals: Sweet and quirky Iris came to live with our family in October of …

Bonita (aka Angel)

Adopted August 16, 2015 from

Bonita and her two siblings were surrendered to the Williams Lake branch of the BC SPCA on August 8, 2015 when their previous owner unfortunately could no longer care for them due to having too many dogs at home. She and her siblings were then transferred to the Chilliwack branch before coming to the BC …