The Celebration

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
Saturday, October 15th, 2022
Cuddle Lounge 6pm
Dinner 7:30pm

Get your tickets now – you won’t want to miss Vancouver’s biggest event to celebrate animals!

If you’ve attended before, you already know how great Offleashed is – thank you for your support and we can’t wait to see you in person in October.

If you haven’t attended Offleashed, we have two words for you: Cuddle Lounge. Really. We will be debuting our largest Cuddle Lounge yet featuring fluffy and fuzzy rescue puppies, kitties, and other animals, and you get to cuddle them all! Families with kids keen to learn about the world of animal rescue (we do tell some tough stories) are welcome. So many of our younger guests go on to make presentations at their schools, hold bake sales, and volunteer, using what they’ve learned at Offleashed. We also have a great auction, dinner, and the most enthusiastic and fun crowd in town.

If we could hold this event for free, we would, but animals at risk in B.C. need our financial help to survive. So, for Offleashed, we want your ticket/table buying to have real power – we want you to feel the real change you make happen. Here’s what you can do by buying a ticket today:

Each $388 ticket purchase covers the cost of one day of shelter, food, love and basic medical attention for an abandoned mother and her young litter of puppies or kittens. Your generous table purchase of $3,880 goes even further, providing surgery, prescriptions and rehabilitation for an animal desperately in need of emergency medical care.

Tickets

The Virtual Kids and Families Show

With your ticket for our Offleashed event October 15th, you’ll also gain access to our interactive virtual kids and families “pre” show. We created this during Covid with the help of our generous sponsor, RBC. We’ll give you a fun at-home hour guided by SPCA Educators where kids and families (and anyone!) can play interactive quizzes, choose new names for adoptable animals, and learn how to be a champion for animals. The date for this virtual event will be a week or so before Offleashed.

Your Impact

Animals and their people across our province need the BC SPCA’s help every day and over the last few years, demand has skyrocketed. Floods, heat domes, Covid, wildfires, financial insecurity – the reasons for need keep increasing. But the BC SPCA is a constant community presence, providing vulnerable animals and their guardians with critical support such as pet food banks and vet services, emergency boarding assistance, and by serving as a vital resource across the province.

Your generosity changes thousands of animals’ lives. Did you know the BC SPCA is helping almost 120,000 animals a year in B.C.?  YOU make this happen. Kids can do thistoo and we can all do it TOGETHER, at Offleashed. The millions of dollars raised through Offleashed powers the BC SPCA’s essential programs: sheltering and adoptions, pet food bank and outreach services, veterinary care, wildlife rehabilitation, and summer camps and school programs for kids, to name just a few.

Your support helps animals like Gunner. He was surrendered to the BC SPCA the day our Offleashed Chair Tracey was filming last year’s Virtual Cuddle Lounge.  He closed our show, the perfect family was waiting, and he’s now living his best life.  

Join us on October 15th for a heartwarming update on Gunner and other animals your support has saved. No matter what, the BC SPCA will be there for the animals and the people who love them. We know you will be too.

All funds raised at Offleashed power the BC SPCA’s mission work.

Yes, I will be there.
I can’t make it. Please accept my loving gift to change the life of an animal in need.

FAQ

What is included with my ticket?

By attending Offleashed, you’ll help change animals’ lives. A ticket to Offleashed directly supports the BC SPCA’s work saving animals. You get a whole fun evening with access to the Cuddle Lounge featuring BC SPCA animal ambassadors, beverages, a 3-course dinner, special insight into the BC SPCA’s work from the experts themselves, plus a room full of people who love animals like you do.

Is this a family friendly event?

Yes. This is the only philanthropic event in Vancouver where families can cuddle animals, learn and give together. We share emotional stories and content more suitable to older kids (please think about your children, we understand every kid is very unique, use your discretion). 

How does my ticket help animals?

Thanks to our generous and wonderful sponsors, every dollar raised at Offleashed, including ticket and table sales, is used to help animals. The BC SPCA relies on donations from individuals and businesses for all daily operations like cruelty investigations, sheltering and adoption, running the animal helpline, and teaching future generations about animals. Your support makes the BC SPCA’s work possible.

What is the Virtual Kids and Families Show?

We created the virtual learning platform for Offleashed fans during Covid because we wanted to offer families more: more education, more animals, more games – so the whole family can learn and play together. The date for this virtual event will be a week or so before Offleashed so families can watch and learn together and then come to Offleashed and celebrate with other people who love animals. We’ll keep you informed of all the details.

What is the dress code for Offleashed?

We call it “fetching” but you can read that as “cocktail” or “business.” And don’t worry, we’ll have lint rollers and hand clothes on hand to help remove all the animal hairs after you visit to the Cuddle Lounge.

Will I receive my tickets in the mail?

No, we do not issue physical tickets. Your name and the names of your guests (if you bought tickets for others) will be included on our registration list and you will have an email confirmation. You simply check in upon arrival.

Can I purchase a table without knowing the names of my guests?

Yes, you will be able to register within our online platform and return at your leisure to your account so you can update your guests’ information including names, meal preferences, and contact information.