Animal Welfare

We are actively campaigning on a range of animal welfare issues every year. Areas of recent focus have been seeking a ban on animal testing for psychoactive substances, protesting against intensive farming, a campaign on the docking of dogs’ tails, and pursuing a ban on leg hold traps and electric collars to name a few. Read more about some of our current campaigns below.


Thousands of unwanted kittens and puppies are brought to SPCA every year. Found as strays or ...


Micro chipping

Every day animals go missing and many are never reunited with their owners. A microchip gives your pet..


Humane farming

The SPCA is working to encourage humane farming practices and higher welfare standards for farmed animals....


Animal Welfare Act Review

The Animal Welfare Act is under review and changes are needed to improve the lives of animals in New Zealand...


Animals in Emergencies

Recent natural disasters have shown that we all need a plan for our pets in an emergency situation....


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