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SPCA's Hamilton Centre (formerly Waikato SPCA) is located in Te Rapa, owned by the very supportive Waikato Animal Welfare Foundation.
We assist with sick or injured stray animals and our animal welfare inspectors attend possible breaches of the Animal Welfare Act.
All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 07 847 4868
If you have an animal welfare complaint or an animal emergency, please call our team on 07 847 4868 and choose the appropriate option. For animal emergencies our ambulance team will be on call 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
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.