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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 …


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 …

Hop and Peanut

Adopted March 2, 2013 from

Hop & Peanut were a bonded pair of chinchillas who came to into the care of the BC SPCA when they were surrendered by their previous owner, who could not care for them any longer due to having too many animals. They were transferred to the BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Education & Adoption Centre through the Drive for …

Pistachio (aka Sidney)

Adopted September 26, 2016 from

Pistachio came into our care in September 2016 when he was surrendered as a kitten from a cat colony in Quesnel. Pistachio was very social and he was transferred to the BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Education & Adoption Centre through the Drive for Lives Program in hopes of finding his forever home. Pistachio was adopted at the …

Rose (aka Nibs)

Adopted December 20, 2017 from

Rose had a bit of a confusing start to life, he was found abandoned in a garage and then mistaken for a female. Happily once he came into the care of the BC SPCA Abbotsford Branch everything was corrected. His new family quickly adopted him and renamed him Nibs and they have now shared this …

Rosey and Bruno

Adopted March 15, 2014 from

Rosey and Bruno came into the care of the BC SPCA Okanagan/Similkameen Branch on January 31, 2014 as part of a cruelty investigation and seizure. They were held as a breeding pair and had little or no contact with people. As a result of this inhumane treatment, both dogs were initially fearful of people, although …