|About||The BC SPCA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia.|
|Mission||To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia.|
BC SPCA Commenting Policy:
Our Facebook Pages are intended first and foremost for BC SPCA supporters. We welcome feedback and open discussions and invite you to participate with respect for this community. We ask supporters to please respect differing opinions of others.
By participating in conversations on this page, you are agreeing to our commenting policy, as outlined below.
We reserve the right to remove posts that include any of the following:
- anything containing the personal information including full names, addresses or contact details of individuals without their permission
- profanity, inappropriate remarks, foul language
- personal attacks, or antagonizing of other commenters, staff, volunteers, our organization, other organizations or other people or businesses
- graphic or violent content (text or images)
- threats, demands or promotion of violence
- irrelevant topics or content that is considered to be off-topic
- inaccurate information
- spam, promotion or ads or links leading to or promoting other websites
- non–constructive critique or comments
- matters regarding staff or volunteers
- promotion of people or organizations responsible for animal abuse or poor standards of animal welfare
- request for the support of an illegal activity, including the unauthorized rescue or theft of a privately owned animal
- partisan political content in support or opposition to a political candidate or party
- other comments the BC SPCA deems to be inappropriate.
Please note, we take reports of animal cruelty very seriously, but they are not appropriate to share or report on social media. Please contact the BC SPCA Provincial Call Centre at 1-855-622-7722 with any reports of animal cruelty.
If you violate this policy, you will be removed from our page.
Comments or imagery that we deem inappropriate may result in removal from our page without notice.
We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We d
2014 - Receives four stars – the highest rating possible – in Charity Intelligence Canada’s annual list of top charities. http://www.spca.bc.ca/news-and-events/news/news-four-star-rating.html
2013: Receives Imagine Canada accreditation http://spca.bc.ca/imagine
2012: Charity Intelligence Canada has named the BC SPCA one of its top charities for 2012
2012: BC SPCA earns an " A+" rating in MoneySense magazine’s charity survey: http://www.spca.bc.ca/news-and-events/news/moneysense-2012.html
2011: BC SPCA earns an " A" rating in MoneySense magazine’s charity survey: http://www.spca.bc.ca/news-and-events/news/bc-spca-earns-an-a-grade-in.html
We pledge our energies to inspire and mobilize society to create a world in which all animals, who depend on humans for their well-being, experience, as a minimum, five essential freedoms:
1. Freedom from hunger and thirst
2. Freedom from pain, injury, and disease
3. Freedom from distress
4. Freedom from discomfort
5. Freedom to express behaviours that promote well-being.