RSPCA South Australia was formed in 1875 to prevent animal cruelty, to protect animals, and to care for animals.

Our Vision

Our Vision is to shape a more compassionate society free of animal cruelty and suffering.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to engage the community at all levels to embrace the Five Freedoms for Animals.

  • Freedom to express normal behavior.
  • Freedom from discomfort.
  • Freedom from fear and distress.
  • Freedom from pain, injury or disease.
  • Freedom from hunger & thirst.
Our Values
  • Compassion. We are empathetic, caring and considerate.
  • Courage. We are brave and determined to stand by our principles.
  • Integrity. We are ethical, honest and transparent with ourselves, our supporters and the community.
  • Leadership. We are the driving force to motivate and inspire positive change in animal welfare.
  • Achievement. We are focused on our objectives and continuously strive towards our goals.
  • Collaboration. We work as a team and foster partnerships to maximise outcomes.
  • Innovation. We are creative and daring in our thinking – we seek new ideas and new ways.