All SA shelters closed this Sunday for Million Paws Walk!

This Sunday, May 19, our Lonsdale, Whyalla and Port Lincoln shelters will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC as our staff attend our huge Million Paws Walk event. All three shelters will reopen as usual for adoptions and surrenders on Monday, May 20. We hope to see you at Million Paws Walk!

 

RSPCA chief executive officer update

After more than three years as RSPCA South Australia's dedicated CEO, next month we will say farewell to Tim Vasudeva. Tim has made the selfless decision to move back to Melbourne to support his elder...

Max’s first Christmas

Hi, I’m Max.  I’m only nine months old & this Christmas will be my very first… I’m so excited!! I’ll get to wake up next to my very best friend in the world, Ryder, and spend the wh...

Finalised prosecution for emaciated dogs

A couple who failed to feed their three dogs until one starved to death were convicted last week in Elizabeth Magistrates Court of animal cruelty charges and banned from owning any animals. In Augu...

Myxomatosis

What is Myxomatosis? Myxomatosis is caused by the myxoma virus, a poxvirus spread between rabbits by close contact and biting insects such as fleas and mosquitoes. The virus causes swelling and d...

Kitten rescue

RSPCA to the rescue! Late last week Rescue Officer Nalika saved Sparkles the kitten from a drain... [caption id="attachment_16907" align="alignleft" width="345"] "Oh no! I iz stucks!"[/caption] ...

Duckling rescue

Earlier this week, RSPCA Rescue Officer Soraya rescued a mother duck and her six ducklings from a suburban swimming pool. We received a call notifying us that the feathered family had made themselv...

Tash’s happy home

In 2011 Melissa and her family adopted six year old Tash (then Turbo) from RSPCA. “She instantly bonded with us and was so eager to please. Tash has been a wonderful addition to our lives, always...

Me and Marley

Two years ago Hayley and her family adopted Marley, an Australian Shepherd, from our Lonsdale shelter – and is forever thankful that fate brought them together. “Marley's forever home is with ...