Animal welfare charities in Canada

October 04, 2018
2 min read

Katie McCourt

Digital Content Specialist

Animal welfare charities

There a number of great animal welfare charities within Canada that have a mission to protect animals, provide education, and improve welfare. If you are looking to support one, then here are a few suggestions:


The BC SPCA work tirelessly to protect animals and enhance their quality of life. They are the largest animal welfare organization of their kind in North America and the largest animal sheltering society in the world. In total, they assist more than 48,000 animals in need every year.

World Society for the Protection of Animals

The World Society for the Protection of Animals carries out programs that promote the protection of animals, prevent animal cruelty and relieve suffering in Canada and overseas. They also organize educational programs to increase awareness and encourage respect for animals.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society works to protect Canada’s wilderness. By protecting large areas of land and freshwater lakes, they are helping species such as  grizzly bears, woodland caribou and wolverine to thrive in their natural habitat.


The Ontario SPCA is one of the largest, most responsive animal welfare organizations in Canada. They provide care and shelter to tens-of-thousands of animals every year. They also work with communities to encourage humane and suitable care.