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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. Our inspectors, veterinary team and care staff will continue 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 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 to

If you need to report a case of animal cruelty please email

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

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 Follow our Instagram page @dspcaadoptions for further updates.

DSPCA Pet Hotel & Doggie Daycare is closed until further notice under the new government guidance.
Phone reception on 01-4994790
Follow their social media pages @dspcapetboarding for further updates.

DSPCA Group Dog Training classes are currently suspended until further notice. 1 to 1 Zoom training sessions are now available.
Phone 01-4994795
Follow @dspcadogtraining on social media.

Lost and found pets

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



Online Shop and Food or phone 4994721 (leave a voicemail)

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