Welcome to Small Animal Rescue

The Small Animal Rescue Society of BC is a registered society run by volunteers. Our primary focus is to rescue and rehome small animals in need. Neglected, injured and abandoned animals are our main priority.

Small Animal Rescue works to provide a safe haven for small animals in need while promoting responsible pet guardianship through education, advocacy, and spay/neuter initiatives.

Read some stories of special rescues and learn more about the work that we do.

Bunny Yoga is back at SFU – March 1, 2018

February 16th, 2018

Facebook Event Page
– open to the public, everyone welcome

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Two classes  2-3 pm  3-4pm

Location: VIP Room – Lorne Davies Complex – Simon Fraser University

Buy your tickets here

Bunny Yoga is back once again! Participants can enjoy a restorative, relaxing Hatha yoga class while accompanied by playful adoptive bunnies.

Bunny Yoga is an all-levels 50 minute Hatha yoga class with bunny socialization led by Caroline MacGillvray.

Peter rabbit & Easter DON’T mix

February 15th, 2018


SARS BC fears influx of bunnies following Peter Rabbit debut….read more

Parents – resist the temptation. Pets are not Products.

February 15th, 2018

peter pic

Small Animal Rescue Society of BC pleads with parents to not give into temptation….read more


Valentines Day Kissing Booth Fundraiser – Feb 10 & 11

February 9th, 2018


Come on down this weekend and get a special Valentines Day photo with you and your pet.


We will be on site helping out from 12-4 Sat & Sun.
Sat we are at two locations Korna in Kits and Korna in NVan
Sun we are at Korna in Coq

Oxbow Product Sales in support of SARS BC

January 29th, 2018

Check out our FB page
Oxbow Product Sales supporting The Small Animal Rescue Society of BC

In our ongoing efforts to support this group, we will now be selling Oxbow products with all proceeds to SARS! Initially we will bring in most of the products as ordered in advance and then we will see how it works for us.

Pick up is at Countryside Kennels – 558 Prairie Ave in Port Coquitlam, BC. OR arrangements can also be made for pick up in Langley or Burnaby areas. Please message us directly to arrange.

We will also have some organic blueberry sticks for chewing for $5 per bag in the next few weeks.

Please go to Oxbow’s website and let us know if you are interested in anything!

Oxbow Animal Health | Accessories

Oxbow Pet Products is a worldwide supplier of premium life-staged feeds and supportive care products for small exotic animals.

Used and recommended by top exotic animal veterinarians worldwide, Oxbow offers an extensive line of superior quality, high-fiber hay and pellet products for rabbits, guinea pigs…

Paint Nite….SOLD OUT. Thank you!!

January 11th, 2018

Rabbit and the Moon Paint Nite is here!!!!  Sunday, Feb 11 – 2-4pm.
Create a beautiful painting, laugh, meet new people, enjoy a cocktail AND raise funds for The Small Animal Rescue Society of BC!  See the painting below.

All supplies + instruction are provided and you will walk away with your special version of the painting in the event photo! No art experience required and the venue – Stephanos Lounge, New Westminster – is transit accessible (1 block from Columbia Station and free parking in rear w/parkade 1/2 block away).

Tickets $45, click here to purchase: https://www.paintnite.com/events/the-rabbit-and-the-moon-at-stefanos-lounge-restaurant-10042625

$15 of your ticket purchase for this event will be donated to our charity. Let your creativity flow, meet some new people and feel good knowing you are helping provide vet care, food and shelter for pets who are often overlooked, abandoned and neglected.



December 12th, 2017


Please remember that during any time of the year, Pets Are NOT Products.
There are many stores that sell supplies only so please be mindful when spending your hard earned money.
Please shop at stores and chains of stores that do not sell live animals of ANY sort.


Click on the links below to see where your pet store small animals come from. Viewer discretion is advised.


Santa is back this weekend – Dec 2 & 3 11-4 pm

December 1st, 2017

Santa is coming to town and he can’t wait to meet you and your pet!

Once again we are partnering with Korna Natural Pet Supplies and this year we will be at 2 different locations on Dec 2 and Dec 3  11-4 pm…..one in North Van and a new location in Vancouver (2030 W Broadway).   ALL animals (and their family) are welcome.

Photos are $20 and you’ll receive all digital copies of the images taken plus your pet will receive a special treat from Santa.

To go along with your holiday spirit, Korna is offering 15% off everything in store ALL DAY Saturday and Sunday!
We hope to see you there!
Photos below, courtesy of Karla Wakefield Photography

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Happening this weekend Nov 25 & 26 in Coquitlam

November 24th, 2017

Feathers or fur, tiny or tall, jolly old Santa loves them all!

Santa is coming to town and he can’t wait to meet you and your pet! Get your photo taken with Santa with you, your pet, or your whole family. Photos are $20 and you’ll receive all digital copies of the images taken plus your pet will receive a special treat from Santa. All proceeds go to Small Animal Rescue Society of BC.

To go along with your holiday spirit, take 15% off everything in store ALL DAY Saturday and Sunday!

A special thanks goes out to the Small Animal Rescue volunteers, our Santa, as well as Karla, our photographer.
Where – Korna Natural Pet Supply Coquitlam  11-4 pm


We need your empties :-)

November 16th, 2017

31088-Bottle-drive-banner-PROOF23-300x1802 Did you know that one of our main fundraisers is recycling empties?
Just like the animals we help, every small contribution helps…..even if it is one nickle at a time.
We have a few ways that you can donate.


SARS BC is registered with Return it Express.
It’s easy to use and no need to sort.  Just bag it, tag it and go!
Our account number is easy to remember 987-654-3210

Countryside Kennels in Port Coquitlam.  All you need to do it bag them and drop them off and we’ll take care of the rest. You can find them at 558 Prarie Ave, PoCo  604-945-0125

We are also registered with the following locations.  Please tell them your donation is to go towards the Small Animal Rescue Society of BC or SARS BC

 Regional Recycling – Burnaby  2961 Norland Avenue

Metrotown Return-It Centre  4760 Imperial Street

East Hastings Bottle Depot  6893 Hastings Street

Coquitlam Return-It Depot  104-2560 Barnet Hwy