SPCA New Zealand

Wellington Centre

140 Alexandra Road, Newtown, Wellington 6021 PO Box 7069, Newtown, Wellington 6242
Our opening hours

Opening hours

Mon: 10am-4pm
Tue: 10am-4pm
Wed: 10am-4pm
Thu: 10am-4pm
Fri: 10am-4pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: 10am-4pm

Hospital / Vet Clinic hours

Mon: 8am-7pm
Tue: 8am-7pm
Wed: 8am-7pm
Thu: 8am-7pm
Fri: 8am-7pm
Sat: 8am-5pm
Sun: 8am-5pm
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 Wellington

Volunteer with us

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.​​​

SPCA has been in Wellington over 130 years and now has pride of place in the old Fever Hospital in the Green belt in Newtown on Mount Victoria.

The Fever Hospital was originally opened in 1919 for human patients and was open just before Christmas 2013 just for animals.

As well as space for animals to be rehomed, SPCA’s Wellington Centre, known as the Margaret Doucas Animal Hospital, has a full veterinary hospital providing care for the animals in the community as well as those in SPCA care.

With a focus on community engagement and proactive solutions to animal needs, there is also the opportunity to hire areas of the Centre for functions and events.

The Wellington Centre proudly partners with

Our Senior Management Team

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