Welcome to ICAN
The Invermere Companion Animal Network (ICAN) is a registered non-profit, no-kill, no-cage animal rescue and adoption facility, located in Invermere, BC, that services the Columbia Valley from Canal Flats to Spillimacheen. ICAN accepts homeless cats and kittens, guardian surrendered dogs and small animals. We attend to their veterinary needs, including spay and neuter, and any special care required before placing them in loving forever homes.
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER by Sophie & Anna-Marie with proceeds from ADVENT CALENDAR sales to be shared equally between ICAN & GALS. Click to see available selections and here is the link to order these delicious, unique gifts. HOLIDAY CHOCOLATES Please add an ADVENT CALENDER to your order so your local Animal Shelters benefit this Christmas too!
Due to Covid-19: ICAN WILL BE CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. All contact is now BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Call 250-341-7888 if you need to arrange to meet with an ICAN representative. Despite the restrictions Covid has placed on our shelter we are processing Adoption Applications as usual and arranging for private viewing sessions for all our Adoptables.
Normal Hours of Operation: Open hours from 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday to Sat. inclusive. (suspended at this time due to Covid)
Location: 455 Panorama Drive Phone: 250-341-7888 Entrance and Access to ICAN and parking is from back (Fifth Avenue) via one way lane. As you approach Castle Fuels Petro-Canada on Panorama Drive, stay right and take the lane (Fifth Avenue).
Donations: Tax receipts for donations of $20.00 or more are issued upon request. e-transfers are to be sent to [email protected]. Please specify in Notes section if funds are for a specific animal or campaign and follow up with us re: security question. Receipts: Please email us with your mailing address and contact information along with your donation if you desire a receipt. Registered charity number 83643 8291 RR0001
ICAN has an urgent need for VOLUNTEERS to help with animal care and cleaning.
Can you find even an hour a week to lend a hand? We will work with you and gratefully accept whatever time you are able to donate.
Make A Difference
♥ ICAN depends on your caring and generosity to help animals in need. Click on the photo above to donate monthly or to make a one-time donation, via our “Canada Helps.Org” link. Other donation methods including e-transfer and PayPal are available on our Donations page.
We rely on fundraising and the caring of people just like you, to help support the services we provide to the Columbia Valley. Every gesture, every gift, every person and every organization who takes the time to help in some way is “Someone Who Cares” and you do MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
Fostering for ICAN
Foster guardianship is an opportunity to make a difference in an animal’s life.
Sharing in the welfare of animals in need, and seeing the results of your efforts as healthy, nurtured animals find their forever homes, also makes a joyful difference in foster families lives.
We are looking for caring, compassionate individuals or families in the Invermere area who have space in their home and love in their heart to provide a temporary home to a needy companion animal. We supply all the essentials so there is no cost to you! Email or call us to inquire about helping us, help them! Foster Home Application
Adopt A Companion
♥ Each animal that comes into our care is integrated slowly into the ICAN facility to ensure they are healthy, and comfortable with other animals, children and people in general.
All adoptions require a completed application and an interview with an ICAN representative. All applicants are carefully screened to ensure our animals are placed in the best possible home.
ICAN encourages all members of the family to participate in the selection of a companion animal.
Become A Member
There are two ways to purchase your membership with us. The first is to click here to fill out the membership application and pay the $10 membership fee online (or via e-transfer to [email protected]).
The second alternative is to come down to ICAN, fill out the application and pay the $10 membership fee there, in the envelopes provided. We encourage all our volunteers to please purchase a membership every year, as membership numbers do help secure grants for the future! To learn more about ICAN call 250-341-7888 or visit www.icanbc.com
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