COVID-19 URGENT appeal for funds 

We are receiving an influx of calls from vulnerable individuals on low income, who need our help with urgent veterinary care for their companion animals. Please consider making a donation to support our veterinary care assistance program.

Working toward a humane society for all animals

Together, we can create a kinder and more compassionate world.

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End the wildlife trade

The wildlife trade has been identified as the likely source of Covid-19. Please join us in sending a message to our federal government to do more to end this cruel trade and keep Canadians safe.

Join Team VHS for our Run for the Animals

Take on a challenge this summer and join Team VHS for the Virtual Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon or 5K to help us end animal exploitation.

Learn more about a plant-based diet

Our new GoVeg campaign is working to reshape how we think about our food. Check out our ads and take the pledge!


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Odie’s story

Donate Now The McVitie Veterinary Assistance Program has been helping pets of low-income caregivers get assistance for many years, ensuring guardians are not forced to surrender the animals they love and are bonded with. During this time, other caring individuals have provided some of their own money towards the program to keep people and their pets together….

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Invite elephants and gorillas into your living room

Vancouver – Finding things to do for kids can be a challenge for parents in these days of social distancing. The Vancouver Humane Society (VHS) is offering help with a new wildlife resource guide that allows families to visit gorillas in the jungle and whales at the bottom of the sea with just a click…

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