Mission & Vision


To enhance the quality of life of animals in British Columbia through evidence-based behavioural education.


The BC SPCA Animal Behaviour Science Symposium will:

  • provide a platform to share cutting-edge animal behaviour science and training practices;
  • foster collaboration between animal welfare professionals;
  • inspire life-long learning for veterinary and dog training professionals;
  • advocate for professionalization and standardization of the animal training sector; and
  • support veterinary professionals integrating clinical behaviour medicine into their practice.