Thursday March 23 the Girls Club, Grade 6 at Banff Elementary School had a special visitor at noon hour. Trooper a five month old Pomeranian, Shih Tzu (Shiranian) X female puppy visited the Girls Club. This active, fun loving puppy received much love, attention and respect from these caring gir
The Bow Valley SPCA is intensifying its efforts to create local and provincial support to accomplish its mission: Saving the lives of abandoned dogs and cats, while promoting humane attitudes and responsible pet companionship through education
Jessi enjoyed meeting her new found friends at Origin Spring Creek in Canmoreagain today She played a game, had lots of attention from the residents and many walks.
The Bow Valley SPCA is seeking a Part Time Administrator (One year maternity leave contract)
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017: Jessi a 6 yr old Collie Cross mixed breed resident dog of Bow Valley meets Grade 6 Students, at Banff Elementary School.
Looking to try skiing without breaking the bank? Have some spare change you found in the couch or car? Come on up to Norquay where you can ski for less than a cup of coffee.
On March 8, Mt Norquay is offering Alberta residents a chance to receive a lift ticket for ONLY $2.
Ever wonder what a 10,000 mile journey might feel like to a dog? Pink left Mai Khao, Phuket, Thailand on Friday and arrived in Calgary on Sunday, after a stop over in Vancouver. She was sent to us from Soi Dog Rescue in Thailand. We were amazed at her calm behaviour.
Here is an email we received from Benito's new family.
Hello. Just like to share these 2 photos of my boy.
We had a nice hike a few days ago. He also love his picture being taken, yep he sure is a great model.
Regards Yvonne and my Benito
The Bow Valley SPCA celebrated its 2nd Annual Family Day on Monday Feb 20. The celebration was well attended by families who were able to tour the facility, meet the resident animals, and learn about Pet Therapy and Open Paws Training.
On behalf of Bow Valley SPCA, volunteer Roberta Richardson and Jessi (6 yr old Collie Cross female resident dog at Bow Valley SPCA) received a check from StoreSmart Self Storage, Canmore. StoreSmart Self Storage has been an ongoing supporter of Bow Valley SPCA, donating part of profits from re
The Board of Directors is putting out a call for volunteers with special skills and interests. If you have any interest and want to help abandoned dogs and cats in the Bow Valley, please contact Kathy at email@example.com
Jessi a 6 yr old female, collie mix resident dog at BVSPCA, visited Residents at Origin Spring Creek in Canmore. She visited the residents of Morning Star house, whom experience various degrees of dementia. She was accompanied by two volunteers of Bow Valley SPCA.
Cedar an eight year old German Shepherd, joins the Girls Club at Banff Elementary School. Cedar's pet companion, Lauren, adopted Cedar after working with her on her arrival at BVSPCA. Lauren and Cedar are part of the Education Committee and visit schools educating students on Pet Responsibi
The Bow Valley SPCA is so fortunate to live in one of the kindest and most generous of communities. One the ways people in the Bow Valley show their love of animals is through the Bow River Vet Centre’s annual “Fill a Crate” for the SPCA campaign.
As the educational graphic shows, we all need to bundle up when going out in the cold weather. Short haired and especially small dogs don't tolerate the cold for very long. Paws get cold very quickly, so consider trying booties on the really cold days. Jackets for the short haired are a must.
Congratulations to the winners of our recent Holiday Raffle.
- 1st Prize to Kyla P. Ticket number 356
- 2nd Prize to John W. Ticket number 627
- 3rd Prize to Valerie K. Ticket number 314
An update from Benito's new family. He is doing great, just like we all (staff and volunteers at the Bow Valley SPCA) figured he would. This update is a great early Christmas gift to all of the people who never gave up on helping him while he waited to connect with his forever family. Best of
Jake the newest member of the Bow Valley SPCA Education Team had his first assignment. Jake a 6-year-old Shepherd Cross was orientated to his new role of Education K-9, by theGrade 3 students at Exshaw
The Grade 4 class at LGMS learned the challenges of stray animals on their journey upon arriving at Bow Valley SPCA. Educators from Bow Valley SPCA visited the student’s classroom sharing the scenario,
Nov 24, 2016 Lawrence Grassi Middle School chose Bow Valley SPCA to participate in We Day, an international movement empowering students to make positive social changes in the world.
Come out to Tavern 1883 in Canmore on Friday December 9 to show your support for the Bow Valley SPCA by attending Pats for Pets! Local bands including The Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's, Samm Bailey Band, Scotty Mac, and more will be performing cover songs to support the animals! The fun begins at 9PM!
Open Paws Four Level Training for People and Dogs
November 11th, a time to reflect and pay tribute to the soldiers who fought and sacrificed their lives for our freedom. The Bow Valley SPCA would like pay homage to our K-9 heroes.