DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The last dog in the large intake from Fort Nelson has been adopted from the South Peace SPCA.

A post on the branch Facebook page said “Compass” was adopted on Tuesday.

“Thank you to his amazing, perfect new family for giving him the love, care, and stability that he truly deserves,” says the post.

It took many hours of behaviour modification training in the shelter and foster care for Compass to be ready for adoption.

Now that Compass has his forever home, he is settling in very well. He loves to learn how to do all the new things like go for walks and car rides and cuddling on the couch with his dog brother, says the post.

The South Peace Branch decided on the name Compass because he “needed a little direction to find his way.”

On March 12th, the BC SPCA took in 119 small dogs from a property in Fort Nelson. Officers quickly found themselves in an overwhelming situation since they were only expecting to take in 22 dogs.

SPCA Chief Enforcement officer Marcie Moriarty said in just three days, the veterinary bill for the dogs was well over $14,000.

Dogs were transferred to SPCA facilities across the province to alleviate pressure on one facility and prepare dogs for adoption.