Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in BC. If you adopt from the BC SPCA, your pet will be microchipped and we will charge the cost of microchipping and a lifetime registration at the time of adoption.If you haven’t adopted from the BC SPCA and still want to register your pet’s microchip on BC Pet Registry it’s easy: simply go to our website create an account with your personal information and unique chip ID - you choose the registration fee.Pet microchips are not tracking devices, but they do provide permanent ID.
While you are registered with BC Pet Registry, you can update your account as often as you like!
We recommend that if you move, change your phone number, etc. Should your pet ever be lost, this information is crucial in returning your pet home to you.
In addition to our own network of 40 facilities across the province, the BC SPCA has partnered with other non SPCA shelters and veterinarians across the province to create the most comprehensive network ever to help stray/lost animals find their way home.
If you have adopted an animal from the BC SPCA, you are automatically registered and will be provided with a certificate of registration.
The BC SPCA and BC Pet Registry do not sell or share information.
The only information that is shared with participating organizations is information on how to contact you in the event your pet is lost.
Once recorded in BC Pet Registry, your pet’s microchip can be scanned by participating veterinarians and animal shelters anywhere in the province to verify their identity and guardian.
All microchips registered with BC Pet Registry are traceable internationally via the American Animal Hospital Association's (AAHA) universal pet microchip lookup,
A microchip is an integrated circuit that is inserted under the skin of an animal.
Using passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), a unique code on the chip is read by a microchip scanner.
A microchip is a small, electronic chip enclosed in a glass cylinder that is about the same size as a grain of rice.