Animal Welfare and Rescue Organisations in Lazio

Pet shelters and refuges, animal rights organisations and other Italian associations for the protection of cats, dogs and other pet animals...

Note: most of the following websites are in Italian.

  • Ufficio Diritti Animali (Italian state animal rights office) 
    Offers information on animal legislation, pet adoption and details of animal events
    At: 12 Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 00197 Rome
    Tel: 06 3217951
    Fax: 06 32650568
  • ANPANA (National Association for the Protection of Animals, Nature and the Environment)
    At: 152/B Via Ostiense, Rome
    Tel: 06 5740916
    Fax: 06 5780873
  • ENPA Italian National Animal Protection Agency
    Organising campaigns, adoptions of unwanted animals and offering animal advice and information
    At: 42 Via Terni 00182, Rome
    Tel: 06 70307099
    Fax: 06 70307091
  • LAV Italian Anti-vivisection League
    At: 29 Via Sommacampagna, Rome
    Tel: 06 4461325
  • LNDC Italian National Canine Defence League
    Organises events to raise awareness of canine issues, pet adoptions and information drives
    Monterotondo branch
    Tel: 06 9004836
  • LNDC - Rome branch
    Tel: 06 3210547
  • WWF Rome (in English)
    At
    : 25/c Via Po, Rome
    Tel: 06 844971
    Fax: 06 85300612
  • WWF Rome - alternative office
    At: 1 Via Trinità dei Pellegrini, Rome
    Tel: 06 6892951
  • PETA Rome branch (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) - in English
    Tel: 06 23232569
    Fax: 06 23232598

Animal Shelters

  • Canile della Muratella (dog shelter)
    At
    : 856 Via della Magliana, Rome
    Tel: 06 67109550
  • Canile Casa Luca (dog shelter run by a team of volunteers)
    At: 2 Via Monte del Finocchio, Rome
    Tel: 3405 400353
    email
  • Oasi Felina Villa Flora (cat shelter)
    At: 601 Via Portuense, Rome
    Tel: 06 65749035
    Fax: 06 65746856
  • Oasi Felina Porta Portese (cat shelter)
    At: 39 Via Portuense, Rome
    Tel: 06 5895445
  • Bioparco Rome conservation park and canine adoption centre
    At: Giardino Zoologico di Roma 20 Viale del Giardino Zoologico, Rome
    Tel: 06 3614015
    Fax: 06 3207389
  • Associazione Volontari Canile Porta Portese (c/o Canile Comunale-Porta Portense) 
    Voluntary canine association, with many dogs for adoption
    At: 856-856H Via della Magliana, Rome
    Tel: 06 67109550
  • Centro Recupero Fauna Selvatica (wild animal sanctuary and hospital)
    At: 2 Via Aldrovandi 00197, Rome
    Tel/Fax: 06 3201912

Pet Services

  • Master Dog
    Assistance finding lost pets, animal taxis, dog and cat sitters and animal funeral service
    At: 45 Via Vitellia, Rome
    Tel: 06 58202122
    Fax: 06 58202821