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Warrnambool has been home to an RSPCA shelter since 1983. The shelter provides refuge, care and rehabilitation to animals from the Warrnambool and surrounding areas. In the past year alone, RSPCA Warrnambool has cared for 1,380 animals. 

Our tireless work in Warrnambool and our achievements in animal welfare are only made possible with generous support from the local community. Whether you are able to contribute a financial donation, donate blankets, attend our local Million Paws Walk or spare your time as a volunteer - everything helps the animals we care for.

The operations of RSPCA Warrnambool are overseen by our Shelter Supervisor, Tracey, and a dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

Meet Tracey (RSPCA Warrnambool Shelter Supervisor)

Tracey was an animal attendant for four years before becoming our Warrnambool shelter supervisor in 2009. Tracey's working day is always busy and varied and aside from office duties and serving customers, she loves nothing more than to interact and play with all the animals at the shelter. In fact, her favourite part of the job is working on the computer with a four-legged friend curled up on her lap! Although she often finds it challenging dealing with lost or surrendered animals, Tracey loves the fact that it is probably the only job in the world where caring for and playing with animals is part of the job description!
Contact RSPCA Warrnambool
23 Braithwaite St
Warrnambool 3280

P 03 5561 2591
F 03 5562 9039
Email RSPCA Warrnambool

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RSPCA Warrnambool now offers a microchipping service for dogs and cats. Appointments are essential, so please contact us on 03 5561 2591 to book an appointment for your dog or cat to be microchipped. Microchipping your pet is very important, as it gives you the best chance of being reunited with your four-legged family member if he/she goes missing. > Learn more

Adoption centre  
Each year, more than 580dogs and cats find second chances through our Warrnambool adoption program. If you're looking to adopt a pet, there are lots of dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs waiting to find loving new homes at RSPCA Warrnambool.

Our animals available for adoption now - they're ready when you are!  > Learn more

Animal shelter
Our animal shelter offers many services, including providing refuge to stray, abandoned and unwanted animals. We also provide support to the local council, assisting with their pound services. > Learn more

Get involved  
Are you interested in helping support the work of our Warrnambool team? We simply couldn't help so many animals without the amazing support of the community.  Learn about ways you can get involved, including volunteering, fundraising and events. > Learn more

Behaviour and training
All our local supporters wanting to discuss behaviour and training are encouraged to explore our online health and behaviour resources.  For additional support and advice on local trainers, contact our expert animal behaviour team operating from RSPCA Burwood East. > Learn more


Pet supplies
RSPCA Warrnambool stocks an extensive range of Hill's Science Diet and our team are on-hand to offer you advice regarding the most suitable diet for your pet. A small range of pet products are also available and for your convenience, there are a large range of products available at our online shop.

Our Inspectorate team investigate 15,568 estimate reports of animal cruelty each year across Victoria. We have an Inspector dedicated to investigating animal cruelty in the Warrnambool and surrounding regions. > Learn more


Are you interested in volunteering? We're always on the lookout for dedicated people to support the work of our Warrnambool shelter. If you're over the age of 15, reliable and love animals, explore the opportunities we have available including regular assistance and work experience. > Learn more

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