Animal Welfare and Rescue Organisations in Tuscany

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 websites listed below are in Italian only. The Italian State Animal Rights Office (Ufficio Diritti Animali/UDA) provides information on animal legislation, pet adoption and details of animal events.

  • Ufficio Diritti Animali Tuscany Regional Office
    At
    : Via Benedetto Fortini 37, Florence (FI)
    Open: Monday to Friday 08:00-13:00 and Tuesday and Thursday 14:30-16:30
    Tel: 055 262 5332
    Fax: 055 262 5303
    email

The Tuscany Regional Canine Registry Office (Anagrafe Canina Regionale) provides information on registration, loss, dog adoption and regulations governing pet travel in Italy and to other foreign countries.

  • Anagrafe Canina Regionale
    Tel
    : 0574 462 124
    Open
    : Monday: 07:30-09:30 and 15:00-17:00
    Wednesday and Friday: 07:30-09:30
    Tuesday and Thursday: 07:30-10:00
    email

Animal Protection in Tuscany

The National Board for Animal Protection (Ente Nazionale per la Protezione degli Animali/ENPA) organises campaigns, adoptions of unwanted animals and provides advice and information on animal welfare.

ENPA has a number of offices in the Tuscany region:

Arezzo At: Via U.della Cella, 124 52100 Arezzo (AR) Tel: 0575 357 650
email
Florence At: Via Ricasoli 73/R, 50122 Florence (FI) Tel: 055 213 296
Fax
: 055 238 2410
email
Grosseto At: Via Gorizia 32/B, 58100 Grosseto (GR) Tel: 0564 412 595
Tel: 0564 234 33
Tel: 0566 539 22
Isola D'Elba At: Via G.Puccini 37, 57034 Campo Nell'Elba (LI) Tel: 347 074 5529
Fax
: 347 951 5534
email
Lucca At: Casella Postale 337, Lucca (LU) email
Website
Pisa At: C.P. 161 Pisa Centrale, 56125 Pisa (PI) Tel: 050 811 162
Pistoia At: Via Agati 15, 51100 Pistoia (PT) Tel: 0573 400 413
Fax
: 057 907 116
email
Prato At: Via del Rossellino 11, 59100 Prato (PO) Tel: 0574 597 804
Fax
: 0574 597 804
Siena At: Località S. Colomba 53035 Materiggioni (SI) Tel: 0577 317 049

Animal charities and shelters in Tuscany

Rifugio del Cane e del gatto
At
:Via della Cella 124, 52100 Arezzo (AR)
Open: Saturday and Sunday for visits
(shelter for cats and dogs)
Tel: 0575 357 650
CINNI Cat Shelter
At:
Loc. Cicaleto, Sargiano, Arezzo (AR)
Tel: 339 887 0109
Canile Zoo Service
At:
Via Aurelia Antica 268, 58046 Grosseto (GR)
(dog adoption centre
Tel: 0564 400 296
Fax: 0564 400 135
email
Website
Commune di Grosseto – Affari animali
At:
Piazza Duomo 1, 58100 Grosseto (GR)
(dog shelter)
Tel: 0564 488 111
Fax: 0564 215 00
Lega Antivivisezionista Nazionale
At:
Piazza della Libertà 36IR, 50129 Florence (FI)
Open: 10:00-19:00 daily
(animal shelter)
Tel: 055 571 805
Unione Amici del Cane e del Gatto
At
: Via S. Zanobi 82/r, 50129 Florence (FI)
(Information on dog and cat adoption)
Tel: 055 481 414
email
Unione Amici del Cane e del Gatto
At
: Via del termine, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
(dog and cat shelter)
Tel: 055 315 019
Tel: 347 834 299
Fax: 055 315 019
Associazione Baffi e Code Per Amici
At:
Zona Campo di Marte, Livorno (LI)
(animal shelter)
Tel: 340 316 558
email
Website
Lucca Council Dog Shelter
At
: Via Santeschi Località Pontetetto, 55100 Lucca (LU)
Tel: 0583 554 29
Fax: 0583 449 225
email
ASA Associazione Salvezza Animali
At
: S. Lorenzo a Pagnatico, Fiorella, Pisa (PI)
(dog shelter)
Tel: 050 576 273
Tel: 335 808 3271
email

Website
Qua la zampa onlus
At
: Via Razzi, 22 59100 Prato (PO)
Opening hours: daily from 09:00-13:00 and 15:00-19:00
(Animal shelter)
Tel: 328 487 8011
email

Website
Centro di Scienze Naturali di Galceti
At:
Via di Galceti, 74 Prato (PO)
(centre for injured wild animals of all sizes)
Tel: 0574 46 05 03
email

Website

National Animal Associations

The National Association for the Protection of Animals, Nature and the Environment works to protect animals and the environment.

The Italian International Organisation for the Protection of Animals (Organizzazione Internazionale Protezione Animali/OIPA):

  • OIPA Italia
    At
    : Via Passerini 18, 20162 Milan (MI)
    Tel
    : 02 642 7882
  • OIPA Italia - Florence
    At
    : Via Luigi Michelazzi 14, 50141 Firenze (FI)
    Tel
    : 339 236 8303
    email

  • OIPA Italia - Livorno
    At
    : Via delle Galere 56, 57100 Livorno (LI)
    Tel
    : 329 442 5639
    email
  • OIPA Italia - Pisa
    Tel
    : 349 375 0764
    email

Italian Anti-Vivisection League (Lega Anti Vivisezione/LAV):

Italian National Canine Defence League (Lega Nazionale Per La Difesa Del Cane/LNDC) organises events to raise awareness of canine issues and pet adoptions.

WWF - World Wildlife Fund

The WWF (World Wildlife Fund) works to protect and conserve endangered species. There are numerous WWF offices in Tuscany:

WWF in Tuscany

  • Arezzo
    At
    : Via Guido Monaco, 1, 52100 Arezzo (AR)
    Tel
    : 0575 272 80
  • Florence
    At
    : Via Sant'Anna, 3, 50129 Florence (FI)
    Tel
    : 055 477 876
  • Grosseto
    At
    : Via Mazzini 9, 58100 Grosseto (GR)
    Tel: 0564 271 70
  • Livorno
    At
    : Via Corsica 27, 57127 Livorno (LI)
    Tel/Fax: 0586 802 373
  • Lucca
    At
    : Via Don Minzoni 300, 55100 Lucca (LU)
    Tel: 0583 560 08
    Fax: 0583 560 08
  • Massa Carrara
    At
    : Via Donizetti, 54039 Ronchi, Marina di Massa (MS)
    Tel: 0585 241 768
  • Pisa
    At
    : Via Betti, 56124 Pisa (PI)
    Tel: 050 580 999
  • Pistoia
    At: Via dei Cancellieri 30, Pistoia (PT)
    Tel: 0573 330 02
    Fax: 0573 918 127
  • Prato
    At
    : Via A Rossellino 11, 59100 Prato (PO)
    Tel: 0574 577 804
  • Siena
    At
    : Via Campansi 32, 53100 Siena (SI)
    Tel: 0577 451 59
    Website