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Under Alert Level 1 our centre is open, however, enquiries about adoptions, fostering and volunteering are by appointment. We ask anyone who would like to come to a centre to contact us first and make an appointment. You can do so by calling our centre on the number provided above. If you are dropping off donations we would love to see you during our opening hours at any time.
SPCA's Ashburton Centre opened the doors at our new location on Seafield Road in December 2020. The centre primarily houses felines, with other animals being transferred to the Christchurch centre.
Currently we have one full time staff member - our Team Leader, Foster and Volunteer Coordinator, as well as a part time Senior Animal Attendant, and part time Animal Attendant, who look after all our animals.
Our centre covers from the Rakaia River to the Rangitata, with Inspectorate cover coming from Christchurch.
All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 03 307 1019
If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 03 307 1019. Our team will be on call during our centre opening hours – please see above.If you have an animal emergency outside of these hours, please contact your nearest after-hours vet clinic. For any problems with stray, found or lost dogs, please contact the local council. Please contact the local police for any instances where an animal or person/s welfare is at immediate risk.
Do not email or Facebook us to report emergencies.