what we do
Our areas of jurisdiction, regulations and municipalities we protect
Who we are
Who is Coastal and how we came to be the valley’s most trusted animal bylaw enforcement and boarding service
Boarding services, rates, and inquiries
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from small town services to island wide protection
Coastal Animal Services, formerly known as Cowichan Animal was established in 1974 by Dan Hughes, where full boarding and animal bylaw services were offered. In 2008, the animal shelter was taken over by Trevor and Sue Hughes who began expanding their services to areas such as Lake Cowichan, Ladysmith and Cobble Hill. In the years to come, Cowichan Animal became Coastal Animal Services, with kennel facilities in Duncan, Nanaimo and Campbell River. Today, Coastal Animal Services still maintains strong relationships with many municipalities and cities. For a full list of the areas we services, see our Bylaw Enforcement page here