Colchester Shelter

Ways to Contact Us

Find us in Truro

408 Industrial Ave, Truro, NS B2N 6V8

PO Box 914, Truro NS B2N 5G7

902-893-7968 or 844-835-4798



Tuesday & Wednesday & Thursday 11am – 7pm
Friday & Saturday & Sunday 11am – 4pm


The Nova Scotia SPCA simply could not function without the help of the fantastic volunteers who help with our shelters, fundraising and TNR.  Are you ready to put your paw up and help?

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Foster families care for pets who are too young to be adopted or need to recover from illnesses or injuries.   We provide all supplies and medical care.  All you need is love and space!

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Wish List

The SPCA does not receive any government funding for our shelters so our shelter pets rely on your generosity.  Pick up some of the top needed supplies to help care for local animals in need.

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The Colchester SPCA was formed in 1986. In May of 2002, we were finally able to open the doors of the shelter, after many years of fundraising.

Adoption Fees

Adopting an animal from an SPCA, humane organization or rescue group can be a very rewarding experience. You will be giving a homeless animal a second chance in life and providing it with a safe, loving “forever” home.

Cats or Kittens Adoption Fee $150 for cats | $250 for kittens

Dogs or Puppies Adoption Fee  $275 for dogs | $450 for puppies

What’s Included

  • Examination by a Veterinarian
  • Flea/Parasite Treatment
  • Feline Leukemia Test (cats)
  • Vaccines to time of Adoption (core vaccines only)
  • Spay or Neuter Surgery (including kittens and puppies)
  • 8 week trial of NS SPCA Pet Insurance
  • Microchip