Local British Columbia Organizations
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals (CCFA) is dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals raised for food in Canada through public education, legislative change and consumer choice. CCFA supporters are animal protection organizations across Canada representing over 120,000 Canadians.
Stop UBC Animal Research is a community-based campaign that employs peaceful and compassionate approaches to educate the public about the grim realities of research on animals at the University of British Columbia and to ultimately bring about an end to research on animals at UBC.
Vision: A world in which humans recognize and respect that all animals have a fundamental right to life, liberty and the freedom from human-caused exploitation and harm.
Mission:To expose animal exploitation through outreach and education.To promote a vegan lifestyle as the most effective and attainable way to protect animals.To provide support and build a strong community of effective animal advocates.
Richmond Animal Protection Society
Richmond Animal Protection Society (RAPS) is a registered charity that operates two shelters in the City of Richmond, British Columbia.
Hearts on Noses is a registered non-profit society in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, that rescues, rehabilitates and cares for unwanted, injured, orphaned, abused, neglected and abandoned mini pigs.
The Small Animal Rescue Society of BC is a registered society run by volunteers. Our primary focus is to rescue and rehome small animals in need.
As one of Canada’s oldest animal protection groups, Fur-Bearer Defenders (Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals) has been working to put an end to trapping cruelty and protect fur-bearing animals.
Animal Defense and Anti-Vivisection Society
Dedicated to ending the use of animals in medical research.
Vancouver Rabbit Rescue and Advocacy
VRRA is dedicated to raising awareness of rabbits as house pets, to the care and shelter of abandoned and neglected rabbits, and to education regarding the problems of rabbit breeding, selling.
BC Protect Biodiversity Campaign
A campaign to push for an endangered species law in BC.
Lifeforce is a non-profit Vancouver based ecology organization that was formed in 1981 to raise public awareness of the interrelationship between people, animals, and the environment.
WRA Wildlife Rescue Association of BC provides leadership in rehab.
Currently, Farm Sanctuary operates two shelters — a 175-acre farm in upstate New York and a 300-acre farm in northern California. Our shelters rescue, rehabilitate and provide lifelong care for hundreds of animals who have been rescued from stockyards, factory farms, and slaughterhouses. Here, the animals are given all the care and love needed to recover from a lifetime of abuse and neglect.
A safe haven for rescued farm animals that have been given a second chance at life.
No more homeless pets