Covid-19 Update & Contact Information

COVID-19 Update and Shelter Opening & Contact Information

In line with recent Government guidance, the DSPCA shelter in Rathfarnham will remain closed to the general public until further notice. Visitors are on a strictly by appointment only basis for veterinary and adoptions. Our inspectors, veterinary teams and care staff are continuing to work and care for the animals that need our help. Thank you for your understanding and when it is safe to do so, we look forward to fully opening our doors and welcoming you all back.

 If you wish to report a case of a sick or injured animal

PLEASE CALL 01-4994700 / 085 8502986 Monday to Friday 9am – 4.30pm or email all other queries too.


 If you need to report a case of animal cruelty

Please email  inspectors@dspca.ie.

The DSPCA Mobile Veterinary Clinic Service is suspended until further notice. Prescriptions/outpatients queries vetdept@dspca.ie.

Clients of Village Vets will need to contact them directly (01) 298 7510 for Dundrum or (01) 288 8486 for Stillorgan.

Adoption Queries – To view the animals available for adoption and to find out more about our new Virtual Adoption Process, please go to Adopt Page. Follow our Instagram page @dspcaadoptions for further updates.


 DSPCA Pet Hotel & Doggie Daycare are now open.

Phone reception on 01-4994790

Email  info@dspcapethotel.ie

Follow their social media pages @dspcapetboarding for further updates.


 DSPCA Dog Training Classes are now back open.

1 to 1 Zoom training sessions are now available.

Phone 01-4994795

Email info@dspcadogtraining.ie.

Follow @dspcadogtraining on social media.

Fostering foster@dspca.ie

Lost and found pets lost@dspca.ie


 Volunteer/Corporate Volunteers.

We regrettably are not in a position to recruit new volunteers at this time and our Corporate Volunteer Programme is suspended until further notice.

Adoption/Post Adoption Queries adopt@dspca.ie

Fundraising/Donation Queries –  fundraising@dspca.ie or call 4994717.

Education Queries –  shop@dspca.ie or phone 4994721 (leave a voicemail)

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