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The Banff Hospitality Collective's Big Donation to the Bow Valley SPCA

The generosity of the Banff Hospitality Collective and its employees is truly amazing! At the beginning of March, 2017 the Bow Valley SPCA received a cheque for $3333.

Ladies Day Out

The Bow Valley SPCA had the pleasure of a visit from the Seniors’ Day Group. Over tea and cupcakes, the ladies were paid a visit by Blake, a 9-year-old Shepherd Cross and two resident puppies.

The Bow Valley SPCA Visits Grade 1 Students at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy

On June 13th the Grade 1 classes at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy had a special visitor, Creed, the Bow Valley SPCA’s first successfully adopted dog.  Creed was adopted in June 2007 by Pam Doyle, a well-known photographer in the Bow Valley and came to the classrooms wit

Golf? Love Dogs or Cats? If Yes, Sign up for Murrieta's Charity Golf Tournament

Murrieta’s Bar & Grill Canmore is holding it annual Invitational Golf Tournament in support of the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation along with the Bow Valley SPCA.

Bow Valley SPCA Participates in Banff Wilderness Care Conference

A well attended Banff Wilderness Care Conference designed for pre-hospital care providers had special guests in attendance at Backcountry Pet First Aid and Safety session.

Young Supporters Raise Funds with Lemonade Stand

Three big-hearted supporters came to the Bow Valley SPCA last week.  Libby, Caroline, and Mairi (pictured right to left) love animals and wanted to help out – so they came up with the idea to set up a lemonade stand to raise money to support us!

Bow Valley SPCA Offers Puppy Classes

If you want a stronger bond with your new puppy, the Bow Valley SPCA is working with the Bow River Veterinary Centre to offer free puppy classes on Monday evenings and low cost classes for adolescent dogs ages 5 months to 9 months.  Pam Doyle has written a great article for the Crag & Canyon

The Bow Valley SPCA Joins the Calgary Foundation’s Community Knowledge Centre

We’re proud to be part of the Calgary Foundation’s Community Knowledge Centre.  You can find our web page at

Murrieta's Golf Tournament Proceeds to Support the Bow Valley SPCA

Murrieta's Bar and Grill Canmore announced that it will be supporting the Bow Valley SPCA with the proceeds of its Invitational Golf Tournament to be held on June 21, 2017 at the Stewart Creek Golf and Country Club.  The proceeds of the tournament will be doanted to the Bow Valley SPCA and the Ca

National Volunteer Week 2017: Josee, our Volunteer of the Year

We’re finishing National Volunteer Week 2017 by featuring Josee, our Volunteer of the Year!  Here is a picture of her with Summit, who she adopted from the Bow Valley SPCA in 2010.

Annual Garage and Bike Sale Scheduled for April 29

The 2017 Annual Garage and Bike Sale will happen at 10 AM on April 29, 2017.  This is your chance to get gently used pet supplies--including; crates, collars, leashes, and bedding.  Plus, we have some very nice bikes that will be great for summer outings.

National Volunteer Week 2017: Profiling Niki

Today for National Volunteer Week is our volunteer Niki with Blake and Dooby. You can see how much happiness our volunteers bring to the animals!

National Volunteer Week 2017: Profiling Brittany

Here is our volunteer Brittany with Harley, who was recently adopted!

National Volunteer Week 2017: Profiling Jean and James

This week is National Volunteer Week and the Bow Valley SPCA is so thankful for the wonderful things our volunteers do and the incredible difference they make in the lives of o

National Volunteer Week 2017: Profiling Heather

We're celebrating National Volunteer Week. Here is our volunteer Heather walking Nala!

BVSPCA Volunteers Clean Up

Bow Valley Volunteers walk our dogs along Elk Run Bvd.  Of course we clean up after the dogs, but over the winter "people trash" accumulates.  For the second year in a row, the dog walking volunteers cleaned the walking path along the street.  We are not sure the dogs notice the difference, but w

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