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We take an active role in working with municipalities to build safe, humane communities.

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Model municipal by-laws

Our model animal responsibility by-law is used by B.C. municipalities and regional districts to update their animal care and control by-laws.

Animal by-laws create controversy: Municipal World article 2017

A BC SPCA contributed article in Municipal World that provides a high level overview of the most controversial animal by-laws municipalities face and guidelines for how to develop a balanced policy response.

Positions on 2016 UBCM animal-related resolutions

We produce an annual response to UBCM’s animal-related resolutions. Municipal representatives can use our positions to help make a voting decision.

BC SPCA Community Cat Spay/Neuter Grant

Municipalities are eligible to apply to our grant competition that helps communities across B.C. address pet overpopulation.