Quebec Rescue Organizations & Shelters

For ease of finding a rescue organization near you, the shelters/rescues are listed under specific regions. Please note that some of these rescue groups do provide services/foster care throughout the province and/or in regions beyond their listing.

Shelter & Rescue Listings


Select from the following menu for listings of
Rescues/Shelters across Quebec:

  • Lost & Found Pets and Adopt/Foster a Rescue Pet - NEW - Database Now Available (Added 28 July 2014)
    Attention Shelters & Rescues: You are welcome to add your adoptable pets to the listings.
  • If you are a Shelter/Rescue that would like to be listed, please complete the Rescue Questionnaire and your information will be added upon acceptance.


Please Note: Breed specific rescue organizations are listed under the individual breed sections of this website.


Island of Montreal and Surrounding Areas

- (Montreal, Laval, Montérégie South, Montérégie West, North Shore, South Shore, West Island)

Outaouais Region

- Gatineau, Pontiac, Papineau and Surrounding Areas
  • SPCA de l'Ouest du Québec / SPCA of Western Quebec
    — A non-profit organization dedicated to finding good homes for any lost, found, or abandoned animals which may come through our doors. We've been serving our region since 1982 and will be for many years to come.
    659 Auguste-Mondoux Street
    Gatineau, (Aylmer Sector) QC
    E-mail: ahspca@storm.ca
  • SPCA de l'Outaouais
    — "We are a non-profit, registered, organization dedicated to finding good homes for any lost, found, or abandoned animals which may come through our doors. We've been serving our region since 1982 and will be for many years to come."
    132, de Varennes, Gatineau, Qc
  • Valley Boxer and Mastiff Rescue
    Masham, Qc ( Outaouais)
    Website: www.valleyboxerrescue.com

Eastern Townships / Estrie Region

Laurentians Area

Lanaudière Region

- North Shore of the St. Lawrence River

Montérégie Region

- Boucherville, Brossard, Granby, Longueuil, Sorel, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, St-Hyacinthe
  • Fondation Caramel
    1449 Rang 11
    Saint Valerien de Milton, QC
    E-mail: caramelle@telupton.com
  • Penny's Puppy Paws Dog Rescue
    — Located in the Haut St Laurent region of Quebec. We rescue stray and abandonned dogs from being euthanized and place them in compatible homes. We do not adopt our dogs on a first come first serve basis, they absolutely have to be compatible with the adopter to ensure that they live long and happy lives together.
    Huntingdon, Quebec
    E-mail: pennyspuppypaws@gmail.com
  • S.P.C.A. Montérégie Rive Sud - South Shore
    — Ours is a grass roots SPCA stitched together by concerned citizens and run largely by volunteers. We are not affiliated with other SPCAs and have our own goals. We provide our dogs and cats with shelter, freedom from fear and pain and all the love we can — with no time limit. We are the only SPCA serving the South Shore region from Montreal to Sherbrooke and from Sorel to the U.S border, serving an area three times the size of Montreal.
    178 Chemin du Vide
    Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir, Quebec, J0L 1P0
    Tel.: 450-460-3075

If you know of a Shelter or Rescue Organization that is not listed here, please contact us with the details and we will be glad to add it to the appropriate listing.