Animal Organisations in Melbourne

Information about the animal rights organisations and other associations for the protection of cats, dogs and other pet animals in Melbourne…

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Victoria (RSPCA) is a not-for-profit charity organisation promoting animal care and protection. The RSPCA has a number of animal shelters, adoption centres and veterinary clinics. It is also possible to report animal cruelty and seek advice from the RSPCA team.

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria in Greensborough is Australia's largest cat welfare organisation. Cat adoption and fostering services are available.

The Pet Medical Crisis Fund provides financial assistance to pet owners who cannot afford emergency surgery or treatment for their pets.

Animal Shelters and Pet Rescue

There are numerous animal shelters and pet rescue organisations situated throughout the Melbourne area.

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  • The Lost Dogs' Home
    : 2 Gracie Street, North Melbourne, VIC 3051
    Tel: 03 9329 2755
  • Lort Smith Animal Hospital: In addition to its reduced cost veterinary care for animals, it also provides shelter and adoption services
    At: 24 Villiers St, North Melbourne, VIC 3051
    Tel: 03 9328 3021


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