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Under Alert Level 2 our Centre is only open by appointment. We ask anyone who would like to come to the Centre with enquiries about adoptions, fostering and volunteering, to contact us first and make an appointment. You can do so by visiting the relevant page on our website or by calling our Centre on the number provided above. Physical distancing, mask-wearing, and contact tracing measures will be in place.
The SPCA Centre in Westport (previously SPCA Buller) has a tight-knit team who work mainly with cats and kittens.
Dogs and puppies tend to go to Greymouth or other SPCA Centres to be cared for.
We also have boarding facilities that can take up to 15 cats at a time, and a wonderful op shop on the main street.
All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 03 789 7520
If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 03 789 7520. 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 Buller Vets on 03 789 7934. 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.