Opening Hours

Animal Viewing Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

General Hours: 
Most Days: 9am - 5pm
Wednesdays:  10am - 5pm
CLOSED: Sundays and Public Holidays

Our Shelter will be closed to the public the first Wednesday of each month.

Christmas Holiday Closures: 
Friday 22nd December - closed to the public from 1pm

Saturday 23rd December - closed to the public

Sunday 24th December - closed to the public

Monday 25th December - closed to the public

Tuesday 26th December - closed to the public

Open to the public from Wed 27th December to Saturday 30th December

Saturday 31st December- closed to the public

Monday 1st January 2024 - closed to the public

Open to public from 2nd January 2024


Animal welfare sentencing falls short of community expectations.

The RSPCA ACT CEO Michelle Robertson said the organisation will continue to advocate for more stringent enforcement and sentencing of people found in breach of the Animal Welfare Act. “Animal welfare is our greatest concern, and we would like to see penalties where offenders are held accountable for their violations,” she said. This follows a disappointing outcome in the Canberra Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 10th of October when a former Gordon, ACT resident pleaded guilty to failing to provide treatment for illness to an animal. The charge carries a maximum penalty of $16,000 or one year of
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