Animal Organisations in Taipei

Information about animal organisations and contact details for information services...

The Taipei Municipal Institute for Animal Health (TMIAH) is a government organisation with a wide range of services: infectious disease identification and management, animal hygiene, protection, sheltering and management, healthcare consultation and maintenance, quarantine of imported animals, rabies vaccines, stray animal control, domestic kennel disinfection, pet registration, microchips, animal reclamation, cremation and adoption.

Taipei City Animal Protection Office provides a number of services including the adoption and rehoming of unwanted animals. It runs an animal shelter.

  • Taipei Animal Shelter
    : 852 Tanmei Street, Neihu District, Taipei 11484
    Tel: 02 8791 3254-5
    Fax: 02 2791 3867
    Open: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-12:30, 13:30-16:00

The Taiwan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Taiwan SPCA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to animal protection and reducing the suffering of animals. Their animal-protection legislation and shelter requirements meet international standards. They focus on four aspects of animal welfare: investigation, education, campaign and protection.

  • Taiwan SPCA (in Chinese)
    Tel: 02 2367 0317
    Fax: 02 2367 0317
    Open: Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00

The Taiwan Dr. Dog Program was funded by Shirley Chen in 1999 with assistance from the Animal Asia Foundation in Hong Kong. The organisation provides regular visits to nursing homes, hospitals and special education centres in Taipei and other major areas in Taiwan, as well as animal-assisted therapy research programmes. They also seek solutions for the problem of stray animals.

  • Taiwan Dr. Dog Program
    At: 10F, No. 208 Shin Yi Road, Section 2, Da'an District, Taipei 10651
    Tel: 02 2392 4860-2
    Fax: 02 2395 1517
    Open: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30

Animals Taiwan is a non-profit organisation. It rescues animals in danger and promotes the humane treatment of animals, as well as offering the following services: emergency medical treatment, a short-term shelter service, animal adoption, pet guardianship and animal training. They also liaise and collaborate with government and other related organisations. They have regular fundraising events and educational programmes. Their animal rescue centre is in Beitou.

  • Beitou Rescue Centre
    : 02 2833 8820
    Fax: 02 2834 2029

Useful Contacts

  • For spaying and neutering services for cats and dogs - Tel: 02 8789 7139
  • For pet registration and vaccination information - Tel: 02 8789 7131
  • For any of the following licence applications: pet shop, breeder, kennel - Tel: 02 8789 7135
  • For cremation - Tel: 02 8789 7131
  • For the enforcement of Animal Protection Law and the investigation of animal cruelty - Tel: 02 8789 7131