The Bow Valley SPCA is committed to Public Education in the Bow Valley through events and schools. Our school programs range from Pre-School, to Grade 12. Our mission is to promote humane attitudes and respect for animals as unique individuals.
December 5th, 2009 was the day we officially adopted Lady. We like to joke that she was a rePET(repeat) offender, as when we first saw her, it was her second time at the Bow Valley SPCA.
Introducing to the world our fur babies Licorice (black cat) and Chantilly (white cat).
Sonya White, Adoption Centre Manager, sent this note: "I was in a meeting in the Board Room when the front door opened and a friendly looking dog walked in.
I had always considered having a dog, but my lifestyle of leisure and travel didn't allow me the time needed to give to such an animal. For years I thought about it - what breed I would want and how I would never let it sleep on my bed (ya, right...)
Little did we know when we visited the Bow Valley SPCA in the summer of 2010 what a difference a dog would make.
The Story of Links:
Our family adopted Links on June 27th, 2009, when he was approximately one year old. While the details of Link’s life in his first year are not known, what is known paints a very difficult picture.
Bow Valley SPCA staff participated in a day long course, "Certified, Walk N Wags Pet First Aid". It was presented by Jess Eustace from Adventure Tails, located in Canmore. Besides the stuffed toys which were used for the initial practice, Lux (brown husky cross), Maddie (Pug) and Pepper (black
On January 14 Bow Valley,SPCA Education Committee and Cedar, a 6 year old Purebred German Shepherd, who wasadopted from the Bow Valley SPCA, paid a visit to Ms Joan Rose’s Grade 2 class. This class learned about the Bow Valley SPCA Yellow Dog Project.
Take a break from your iPhone, iPad and Selfies to appreciate the WE in our lives.
Dr. Jonathan Bagley poses with Bow Valley SPCA volunteers Roberta Richardson and Dawna Evans at the Sponsorship Luncheon on December 5, for the 5th Annual Festival of Trees.
Visit bowvalleyspca.org/ecard where you can create your own gift card from a selection of Bow Valley SPCA photos of cats and dogs that have been saved. This past season has been busy at the Bow Valley SPCA.
We just adopted the 1000th animal today (November 28, 2014). Her name is Sandy and as you can see she is a cutie. We opened on June 2, 2007 and the first adoption from our centre was Creed, who was adopted by Pam Doyle (a well know photographer in the Bow Valley) and goes pretty much everywhere
We currently have harnesses (both human and dog) as well as tethers that act like bungy cords to connect the human to the dog. Skijouring or hands free running with your dog rquires specialized equipment.
Mr. John White of Regina, Saskatchewan was the lucky winner of a hand made necklace generously donated to the Bow Valley SPCA For Life Campaign by local award winning goldsmith Susan Kun.
Volunteers of the Bow Valley SPCA gathered at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre for snacks and refreshments and, of course, to talk about the dogs and cats at the Centre. The gathering was a token acknowledgement of the thousands of hours volunteers spend every year caring for the animal
The Rocky Mountain Mut Strut and Run was an amazing success. The event raised over $16,000 and attracted dozens of participants and almost 100 sponsors.
The Mountain Family Festival runs from 11 AM to 4 PM on Saturday Sept 20, 2014. The Bow Valley SPCA will have a booth, and we will be launching Yellow Dog Project. Children stories will be read on the hour. Learn more about dog manners.
If you can't take part in the Mut Strut, donate to keep Tocher in tennis balls.
Carla Cumming Sojonky, yes the very same person our Adoption Centre is named after, will match each of the next next 10 pledges for the Rocky Mountain Mut Strut and Run that are $100 or more with an additional $100.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from The Bay.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from VIDA.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from Open Country
Part of the entertainment at the 2014 Bow Valley SPCA Fashion Show.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from 4 Dangerous Dolls.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from Boulders Menswear.
Models show off the clothes for Summer 2014 from Cupids Corner.