Opening Hours

Animal Viewing Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

General Hours: 
Most Days: 9am - 5pm
Wednesdays:  10am - 5pm
CLOSED: Sundays and Public Holidays

Our Shelter will be closed to the public the first Wednesday of each month.

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Clear the Shelter: 93% of the ACT Shelter cleared!

RSPCA ACT’s ‘Clear the Shelter’ saw 108 animals adopted during the national $29 adoption drive which took place over the weekend. By closing time on Saturday, 93% of adoptable animals at RSPCA ACT found their forever homes. Of all the animals ready for adoption, only 9 animals were not adopted. One of the dogs who did not find her forever home, is Mitsy, who has been in our care for over 200 days. Mitsy is desperately looking for her perfect family and needs someone with plenty of backyard space and 6ft Colourbond fencing. Mitsy loves to play with tennis balls, and despite her size is quite

Hop Into Spring and Celebrate ‘New Beginnings’ With Half Price Adult Adoptions At RSPCA ACT

Spring is in the air and RSPCA ACT is looking forward to warm weather and new opportunities. To celebrate, we’re offering half price adoptions for ALL adult animals as part of our ‘New Beginnings’ promotion! The ‘New Beginnings’ price promotion will begin the first day of Spring and conclude on the 10th September 2016. What better way to celebrate the beginning of the next chapter of the year, than by adopting a new addition to your home? Give an animal a second chance and the possibility of a ‘New Beginning’ with your family. All adult animals will have their adoption prices reduced by half –

Why We Rehome ‘Imperfect’ Pets

I’m often asked what the best type of pet is. The answer is easy: A rescued one! However, when I say ‘best’ I do not mean perfect. I once had a government official (who is no longer working in government) tell me that perhaps our financial challenges were related to the fact that we were “selling the wrong kind of product.” She meant that if we only rehomed the perfect pure bred animals that were in high demand we wouldn’t have problems adopting them out; and therefore would have plenty of money as a result. She obviously did not understand our mission at all! Every day dozens of animals come
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