SPCA New Zealand

Dunedin Centre

1 Torridon Street, Opoho, Dunedin 9010 PO Box 8018, Gardens, Dunedin 9041
Our opening hours
Monday: 10am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 10am - 4.30pm
Friday: 10am - 4.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm

Making a difference in Dunedin

Volunteer with us

The SPCA Centre in Dunedin is the oldest SPCA in New Zealand, established in 1872.

Set on 42 acres of land in the hills of North Dunedin, the centre is currently undergoing a building program to replace very old buildings with purpose-built facilities that have been designed to provide optimal care for animals. The last part of the building program is the cat facility, due to be completed by the end of 2018 and includes a hospital and surgery.

The new administration building includes an education room fitted out with modern technology to provide for electronic presentations and educational talks. We regularly have school and other community groups visit the centre.

Our Dunedin centre is well supported by volunteers who we are indebted to for their commitment and service. The volunteers and our animal attendant team care for around 2,000 animals each year that come through our centre.

We are very fortunate to have a committed and active Supporters Group who work tremendously hard to raise funds for the services we provide, such as the annual fundraising ball, a popular event on the Duendin events calendar. Our fundraising is also supported by a very well-run and popular op shop based in North Dunedin.

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Specific enquiries

Enquiry types

Found Animals

If you have found a sick or injured animal, contact us immediately on 03 4738252 or 0800 682 467 (after hours).

If you have found a roaming or dangerous dog, please call the Dunedin City Council on 03 477 4000.

If the animal is healthy and not in danger, please click here to see how you can help.

Lost Animals

To find out what you can do if you’ve lost your pet, please click here.

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