We take an active role in working with municipalities to build safe, humane communities.
Our model animal responsibility bylaw is used by B.C. municipalities and regional districts to update their animal care and control bylaws.
Municipalities can take action to protect local wildlife and the environment by creating a Municipal Pest Control Strategy that reflects the values of its residents, sets practices in a local context and is informed by the latest research.
Municipalities are eligible to apply to our grant competition that helps communities across B.C. address pet overpopulation.
A BC SPCA-contributed article in Municipal World provides a high-level overview of the most controversial animal bylaws municipalities face and guidelines for how to develop a balanced policy response.