Coquitlam Animal Shelter

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Note also that many services are available online to continue to serve the community at this time.

Due to social distancing we will be doing the initial steps of our adoption process via email/phone and then arrange an appointment to come meet our pets.

Please read the bios carefully to see if we have a pet that is a match for what you are looking for. You can then visit Pet Adoption page to download an adoption application. Once complete and submitted we will be in touch!

Our Facility

- We invite you to visit the Coquitlam Animal Shelter to meet the animals that we have available for adoption. The Shelter also offers a Private Boarding Facility, a safe haven for your dog while you are on vacation.


The Shelter can arrange tours to meet your needs and requirements. To arrange a tour call the Shelter in advance with:

  1. Date and time your group would be interested in coming for a tour;
  2. Number of people in your group. We limit the number of visitors to 15 to accommodate the size of the shelter, and to not overwhelm the animals. 
  3. Tours for community groups and schools are generally around 30-45 minutes and must be scheduled so we can work within the staff and animals schedules. 

Parking at the Shelter

Shelter parking is available in front of the shelter for two-hour lengths of stay.  If you intend to stay for more than two hours, please park your vehicle across the street from the shelter in places marked as Visitor Parking.

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Coquitlam Animal Shelter

Phone: 604-927-7387 (604-927-PETS)
Fax: 604-927-7388
500 Mariner Way, Coquitlam, B.C. V3K 7B6
(Turn West off Mariner Way on Service Centre Driveway, just North of Austin Avenue)

Coquitlam Bylaw & Animal Services

Phone: 604-927-7387
Fax: 604-927-7388