Opening Hours

  • Most Days: 9am - 5pm, Wednesdays: 10am - 5pm
  • Viewing of Animals - Daily: 10am - 4pm      
  • Sundays and Public Holidays: CLOSED

Latest News

Pet Pool and Beach Safety

Pet Water Safety

Summer is well and truly here and many people are already planning their holidays! If you plan to bring your furry companion along with you there are things you should consider.

Here are our top tips to ensure that your holiday is everything to remember – for the right reasons!

1. Pet-Friendly? Make sure wherever you’re going allows animals. Some beaches and campsites that normally allow them may have different rules during the busy holiday period. Give them a phone call and do your research.

Christmas Food Dangers for Your Pet

Christmas Puppy

We all eat things we shouldn’t from time to time, after all, who can resist that extra serving of dessert at Christmas? Luckily for us, the worst consequences often require us to loosen our belts and put on some stretchy clothing. Unfortunately for our pet pals this isn’t their reality.

When animals are allowed to overindulge it can mean an emergency visit to the vet.

This festive season keep an eye out for the following dangers:

RSPCA ACT Inspectors Desperately Seeking Public Assistance

RSPCA ACT Inspectors are seeking information from the public in relation to a female Australian Silky Terrier that was located with disturbing injuries in the Duffy area on 19/12/16. 

Following a veterinary examination, RSPCA ACT is concerned about how these injuries occurred. If you have any knowledge about an incident involving this dog, please call Senior Inspector Catherine Croatto on 0407 078 221.

All information provided will be dealt with in a confidential manner.

Home for the Holidays: $99 for any adult dog or cat!

RSPCA ACT is currently bursting at the seams with cats and dogs desperately seeking a happy and loving home for the holidays and beyond.

To help them find their Christmas miracle, our Weston Shelter is reducing the adoption fee from tomorrow for ALL ADULT cats and dogs to $99 until Christmas Eve.

Events Calendar

In The Dog House

24th Dec 2016 - 24th Mar 2017

Know someone who deserves to be in the dog house? Perhaps your husband, wife, partner, best friend, mother, father, sibling or boss – nominate them to spend some time In the Dog House and help raise much needed funds and awareness for RSPCA ACT.

The more money you raise, the longer they might be locked up – it’s as simple as that. So block out Friday 24th March and get nominating!

Pet Tales - You're Invited to Breakfast!

15th - 15th Feb 2017

You are invited to our next breakfast in the 'Pet Tales' series

With Guest Speaker Dennis Richardson AO, Secretary of Defence and RSPCA ACT Patron   

Date: Wednesday, 15th February 2017 

Time: Doors open at 7:00am for a 7:30am start 

Location: The Oak Room, Premier Hotel & Apartments, 110 Benjamin Way Belconnen ACT 2617 

Price: $45.00 for Monthly Giver Animal Ambassadors, $60 for Individual Ticket

Dennis and his two dogs Prada and Leo.

About Our Speaker Dennis Richardson AO:   

Shelter Partners