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City of Coquitlam Animal Shelter

500 Mariner Way
Coquitlam, BC V3C 3T5

Adoption Policy

Thank you for choosing to adopt an animal!

Adoptable Animal Viewing Hours

Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed all Statutory Holidays

To ensure the best for the animals in our care, dog viewing is only available by approved application.

If you see a pet you are interested in you can send in an application or email for more info. Applications are available at and can be emailed to

All the animals that arrive at the Shelter are stray. The information that we have on the animals has been gathered since their arrival at the Shelter. and with the help of our volunteers. We do our best to assess the animals and disclose everything we know regarding health and temperament to interested adopters

We do not adopt outside of BC or ship animals.

We acknowledge with gratitude and respect that the name Coquitlam was derived from the h?n?q??min??m?
word k?ik?????m (kwee-kwuh-tlum) meaning “Red Fish Up the River”.
The City is honoured to be located on the k?ik?????m (Kwikwetlem) traditional and ancestral lands,
including those parts that were historically shared with the sq??c?iy?a?? t?m?x? (Katzie), and other Coast Salish Peoples

  • day hours
    Monday -
    Tuesday -
    Wednesday 9-8
    Thursday 9-8
    Friday 9-8
    Saturday 10-4
    Sunday 10-4
    By appointment only
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