What’s happening at the refuge

There’s a lot going on at the SPCA de l’Outaouais!

Whether you’re looking for advice on caring for your pet, or curious about what goes on behind the scenes at the shelter, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome!

News
Published on 22 April 2024

The SPCA de l’Outaouais and the SPA mobile du Québec organize a low-cost feline sterilization day

Gatineau, April 22nd, 2024 – The SPCA de l’Outaouais and the SPA mobile du Québec are proud to join forces to organize a low-cost feline sterilization day on Saturday, May 11, 2024! Eligible citizens (see conditions below) can have their pets sterilized for $75. The SPCA de l’Outaouais will finance the balance of the costs and…

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News
Published on 21 March 2024

SPCA de l’Outaouais receives $12,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada to help more adoptable pets find families in Ontario

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Week In-Person Events to Take Place at Local PetSmart Stores March 18-24 GATINEAU, QUEBEC – MARCH 21, 2024 – SPCA de l’Outaouais has received a $12,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada® to help prepare more pets in Outaouais for adoption. An estimated one hundred thousand pets make their way into shelters each year…

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News
Published on 13 February 2024

40 years of animal protection for the SPCA de l’Outaouais

GATINEAU, February 13, 2024 – It is with great pride that the SPCA de l’Outaouais, officially registered as a non-profit organization on May 5, 1984, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2024. We’ve come a long way in the last four decades. We are delighted to see that animal welfare is more important than ever for the…

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News
Published on 18 January 2024

Walk-in adoptions are back at the shelter!

As of Monday, January 22, 2024, it will no longer be necessary to make an appointment to come and adopt a cat, dog or small animal at the SPCA de l’Outaouais. This new procedure will facilitate the adoption process and help us quickly find a family for every furry friend at the shelter! You can…

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Blog
Published on 10 January 2024

Deconstructing myths about euthanasia

Myths die hard when it comes to shelter euthanasia. However, the field of animal welfare has greatly evolved in recent decades, enabling many shelters, including the SPCA de l’Outaouais, to greatly reduce their euthanasia rates – excellent news! If this medical procedure is still relevant today, it’s mainly due to circumstances beyond our control and…

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