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The SPCA of Western Quebec is a no-kill animal shelter located at 1658 chemin Pink, in the Aylmer sector of the city of Gatineau.  We accept animals which can no longer be kept by their owner.  Should you have an animal that you are no longer able to keep and you must rehome, please contact our shelter at (819) 770-7722 to discuss your situation.  In addition, we work with many rescues and shelters, transferring dogs/cats to our SPCA as space permits. 

All of our animals receive an examination by our veterinarian before entering the quarantine period of their stay with us.  While visiting with the vet, vaccinations are brought up to date (if necessary), and any ailments found upon exam are prescribed the necessary treatment(s).

Prior to the end of their quarantine, our animals are sent to be spayed and neutered, after which time they can be made available for adoption.  Those puppies and kittens who are too young for this surgery are adopted with a valid spay/neuter voucher as part of the adoption contract.

Additionally, all dogs receive microchips implanted before their departure to their adoptive homes (for cats, this can be provided for a small fee).  In the case of both dogs and cats, initial deworming and flea treatment is also provided during their stay in the shelter.

The SPCA of Western Quebec receives no public/government funding and relies solely on adoption fees and donations to cover all costs incurred in operating the shelter, and providing all of the necessities to our animals.  As well, some animals may require a significantly expensive surgery or treatment in order to prepare him or her for adoption, typically due to a pre-existing condition, injury, etc. at the time the animal was admitted to the shelter.

 Our thanks go out to our adopters and donors, who contribute so much with their love for our animals, and funds to assist in our mission to find homes for all of our residents.  Appreciation is extended as well to our devoted volunteers, for taking a part of their day and spending it with a shelter cat or dog, just to let them know they're loved.

If you would like to support the SPCA of Western Quebec, feel free to do so in whichever capacity you would prefer - an adopter, a dog walker or cat cuddler, a donor - and we would welcome your assistance.  For any additional information, please feel free to contact us by phone at (819) 770-7722 or e-mail at ahspca@storm.ca.

Thank you.