SPCA New Zealand

Thames Centre

Our opening hours
Mon: Closed
Tue: 10am - 1pm
Wed: 10am - 1pm
Thu: 10am - 1pm
Fri: 10am - 1pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed
Note:

Under Alert Level 2, our centre is open by appointment only for those picking up an adopted animal or dropping off/picking up a foster animal. Please call our centre to make an appointment on the number below. Strict physical distancing and health and safety measures will be enforced, including contact tracing. Members of the public cannot visit centres to view animals. We will maintain carrying out our adoptions using contactless methods through online enquiries.

Making a difference in the Coromandel

Volunteer with us

Under Alert Level 1 our centre can reopen, however, entry will be by appointment only. We ask anyone who would like to come to a centre to enquire about adopting, fostering, or volunteering to contact us first and make an appointment. You can make an appointment by calling our centre on the number provided below. If you are dropping off donations we would love to see you during our opening hours at any time.

SPCA's Thames Centre has been helping animals in the local community for 50 plus years. We have a fabulous facility in Thames and our area covers the Coromandel Peninsula and Hauraki Plains.

We look after 200-300 animals per year and are well supported by a dedicated volunteer network who care for the animals at the centre and also foster animals when needed.

Specific enquiries

Enquiry types

All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 07 868 6830 and use the welfare option to report

If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 07 868 6830 and use the welfare option to report. 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.

For any problems with stray, found or lost dogs, please contact your local council.

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