The CRD Animal Shelter has wonderful pets waiting to be welcomed into a good home. If you are looking to adopt a new best friend, please visit the Shelter or fill out an application for one of the animals listed for adoption.

Dogs for Adoption

Meet Marco! Marco1He is a 1 year old German Shepherd Labrador mix. He is super sweet, full of energy and needs some training. With work this guy will be such an awesome dog, he has a nice temperament but has never had the opportunity for a normal life. Marco has been bounced around and spent way too much time in a kennel in his short life. He needs someone wanting a nice friendly active big dog and willing to spend the time going to classes. He gets along with other dogs but is reactive on a leash, otherwise his leash manners are coming along nicely. This guy is ball crazy, he loves toys so much he would make a great working dog. He would probably be okay with a big dog or savvy cat but will chase if they run... unless you have a ball of course.

Cats for Adoption

Maggie Maggie1is a lovely senior lady looking for a final home. She seems to get along okay with the other cats as long as they don't harass her too much. She is gentle, friendly and laid back. Maggie does have early stage kidney disease so is on a special diet. The shelter is no place to spend your golden years, do you have space in your heart and home for a lovely senior?

Barn Cats!Barn Cat1 We currently have three barn cats available for farm properties. These cats come spayed/neutered and vaccinated. They are wild cats so keep their distance from people but do make the best ratters for farm properties. If interested please contact the shelter. Adoption fee is by donation.

Other Animals for Adoption

triscut1Triscut is an adult male rattie looking for a place to call home. He is a friendly fellow, a little shy but should do just fine in most households.

Thank You

A great big 'Thank you' to My Best Friend, Pet Photography for kindly donating her time to take photos of the animals at the CRD Animal Shelter.

Where else can I look for pets?

Hours & Location

5401 Pat Bay Highway (three driveways past the Weigh Scale across from Elk Lake).

Viewing Times

1 – 4pm Monday to Saturday. The Shelter is not open on Sundays and holidays.


Tel: 250.658.5745

We are very busy taking care of the animals in the Shelter. If you don’t reach a live person by phone, please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience.

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Considering adoption?

Please review our Adoption Policy.

Searching for a lost animal?

What to do when you've lost your pet.

Interested in promoting responsible pet ownership?

Check out Citizen Canine, a Victoria area group focused on advocacy, public education, and canine community building.