Community Shelters

AECFV works closely with a number of wildlife rescue and humane organizations by volunteering our medical expertise and helping when possible with their fundraising events. We would also ask you to spend a few moments learning more about these important organizations and seeing if you could be of service as well.

We understand that being the best medical facility possible includes reaching out to the community we serve in order to share our knowledge of animal care. It is simply not possible for us to succeed if our facility, doctors and animal care knowledge is detached from the larger community.

AECFV is also proud of the support we provide the SPCA and several other animal control and protection shelters located throughout the Lower Mainland. Through these very important, community-based partnerships we are helping improve and sustain the welfare of all animals throughout British Columbia.

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center

Located in Abbotsford, the center offers a mutually beneficial solution for both animals and humans by providing a permanent and safe place for injured wild birds and wildlife to be rehabilitated while at the same time educating the public.  The purpose of the Center is to preserve our invaluable wildlife, whose natural life cycle has been disturbed by human interaction.

Wildlife Rescue Association

WRA runs its wildlife hospital, known as the Care Centre on the south shore of Burnaby Lake and it treats animals from across the Lower Mainland, the rest of BC and further afield. With a team of professional wildlife rehabilitators and an army of volunteers they are able to provide temporary refuge to a diverse range of animals. Once the animals in their care are healthy and ready to live in the wild, they are released back to their natural habitat.

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Senior Animals In Need Today Society

SAINTS is an end-of-life sanctuary for senior and special needs animals that need a home. They provide a loving environment and proper medical care for all residents. Because of their infirmities and physical challenges, many homeless senior and special needs animals have little chance of finding a new home, SAINTS ensures they have a safe and loving place to call home.

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Langley Animal Protection Society

This nonprofit animal welfare organization works through a progressive and humane approach to improve the lives and adoptability of stray animals throughout Langley and surrounding areas. The group also provides animal control services to the city and township of Langley.

Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

Based in Ladner, OWL is a nonprofit organization dedicated to public education and rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned birds. In particular, OWL focuses its efforts on birds of prey and receives patients from across Canada and the United States, though the majority is from the Lower Mainland.

Critter Care Wildlife Society

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the treatment, care and release of sick, injured and orphaned mammal species native to British Columbia’s Southern and Lower Mainland. CCWS is also very involved in community-based education programs at primary, secondary and collegiate levels as well as through a range of community outreach programs.

Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center

Located in Abbotsford, the center offers a mutually beneficial solution for both animals and humans by providing a permanent and safe place for injured wild birds and wildlife to be rehabilitated while at the same time educating the public.  The purpose of the Center is to preserve our invaluable wildlife, whose natural life cycle has been disturbed by human interaction.

Wildlife Rescue Association

WRA runs its wildlife hospital, known as the Care Centre on the south shore of Burnaby Lake and it treats animals from across the Lower Mainland, the rest of BC and further afield. With a team of professional wildlife rehabilitators and an army of volunteers they are able to provide temporary refuge to a diverse range of animals. Once the animals in their care are healthy and ready to live in the wild, they are released back to their natural habitat.

senior dog
Senior Animals In Need Today Society

SAINTS is an end-of-life sanctuary for senior and special needs animals that need a home. They provide a loving environment and proper medical care for all residents. Because of their infirmities and physical challenges, many homeless senior and special needs animals have little chance of finding a new home, SAINTS ensures they have a safe and loving place to call home.

Langley Animal Protection Society

This nonprofit animal welfare organization works through a progressive and humane approach to improve the lives and adoptability of stray animals throughout Langley and surrounding areas. The group also provides animal control services to the city and township of Langley.

penny the great dog
Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

Based in Ladner, OWL is a nonprofit organization dedicated to public education and rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned birds. In particular, OWL focuses its efforts on birds of prey and receives patients from across Canada and the United States, though the majority is from the Lower Mainland.

Critter Care Wildlife Society

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the treatment, care and release of sick, injured and orphaned mammal species native to British Columbia’s Southern and Lower Mainland. CCWS is also very involved in community-based education programs at primary, secondary and collegiate levels as well as through a range of community outreach programs.