ICAN is a Registered Non-Profit Animal Rescue with charitable status, serving Invermere and surrounding districts in the Columbia Valley of BC. All the workers who attend to the daily needs of the companion animals in our care, every day of every year, are volunteers, with the exception of one office assistant who was hired the fall of 2017.
ICAN is a cage-free companion animal shelter. All dogs or puppies who come to ICAN are placed in foster care while awaiting adoption.
To Advocate, Educate, and Provide for the health and well-being of companion animals in our community.
ADVOCATING for the humane and ethical treatment of companion animals.
EDUCATING the community on the behavioral, emotional and physical needs of companion animals.
PROVIDING for companion animals directly via the shelter and indirectly by facilitating care and homes via other avenues.
How You Can Support Us:
ICAN is a volunteer run, donation dependent, non-profit animal shelter. There are many ways you can help us help
companions in need in our community: by adopting, fostering, donating, volunteering, and advocating for the adoption of shelter animals.