We enforce the Animal Control Bylaw and operate the Pound & Adoption Centre for the City of Nanaimo.


To report an incident occurring
in the City of Nanaimo please
call us at 250-616-0233 and speak to staff, or for after hours emergencies listen to the recorded message for instructions.

To report animal abuse or neglect please call the BCSPCA Cruelty Hotline at 1-855-622-7722.

To report injured deer or human/wildlife conflicts please
call BC Conservation at 1-877-952-7277.

Meet our adoptable animals

For animal control in the Regional District of Nanaimo please call Coastal Animal Services at 1-888-754-1397.

9:00 – 5:00

10:00 - 4:00

9:00 – 4:00

10:00 - 3:00



Monday to Friday

Adoption Viewing


Adoption Viewing


Stat Holidays

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