Rescuing, Sheltering and Rehoming Companion Animals in the Columbia Valley of BC since 2007

Fees

Adoption Fees: Birth dates are determined from ICAN’s official animal tracking (TAB) records.

* Please check the pet’s listing for any changes in adoption fees. In some cases an adoption fee may be higher if special needs have substantially increased expenses such as vet fees and transportation. This is rare and it will be noted on the specific animal’s web page at the top under their name, birth date and description.

Kittens: (up to 7 months of age): * $175, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, vet check and/or medical treatments necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable.

Cats and Kittens: (7+ months of age months up to 7 years old):
* $130, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, vet check and/or medical treatments necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable

Senior Cats: (7+ years and older) $75which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, vet check and/or medical treatments necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable.

Puppies (up to 7 months of age): * $350, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, vet check and/or medical treatments necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable.

Adult Dogs (7+ months & older): * $250, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, de-worming, vet check and/or medical treatments necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable.

Rabbits
* $60, which includes spay/neuter, vet check and/or any medical treatment necessary to date of adoption, to make them healthy and adoptable.

Small animals and birds:
* $10-25 (fee varies by type of animal), which includes any medical treatment necessary to date of adoption to make them healthy and adoptable.

* $15-90 (fee varies by type of bird), which includes any medical treatment necessary to date of adoption to make them healthy and adoptable. Please note that birds are not spayed or neutered.

“Free” Companion Fees:
Compare the savings benefit you receive by adopting an animal through a rescue shelter.  A “free” animal is not “free” for any responsible pet parent.  Below are the average general costs, including GST you would be paying for initial Vet care in British Columbia in order to cover the treatments your ICAN companion animal comes with.

Cat/kitten:
Spay – $333
Neuter – $153
Initial Vaccines – $134

Dogs/Puppies (20-40 pounds):
Spay – $398
Neuter – $363
Initial Vaccines – $106