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

We currently have no dogs available for adoption at this time. Please check back!

Cats for Adoption

KudaKuda1 is a soon to be neutered, long-haired tabby. He is a big handsome fellow who is approximately 8 years old. Kuda is a big, social, laid back fellow.

Floss Floss1is a 1 year old DMH black neutered male. He is a tad shy but very sweet and energetic!

FlannelFlannel1 is a young adult, neutered male tabby cat. He is shy to start but is very affectionate once he warms up.

TansyTansy1 is a 7 year old spayed female DSH black kitty looking for a place to call home. She is very friendly, laid back and social. She would prefer to be the only cat.

CloverClover1 is a sweet spayed female tuxedo cat approximately 4 years old. She is sweet and friendly and can live with other cats.

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

HawthorneHawthorne1 is an adult male Hedgehog. He is shy so will need some handling.

Soprano and OperaSoprano and Opera1 are a pair of budgies in need of a new home.

DotDot1 is a young adult spayed female bunny looking for a place to call home. She has been vaccinated for the Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease. 

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.