Applicant Demographics









    Animal Preference

    Important: For the health and safety of our animals we cannot transfer between shelters for adoption. Please submit your application to the shelter where the animal is located as shown on the RSPCA Victoria website.









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    Household Information (Non-Domestic)

    Please provide the following information about your property and other animals within your care. This will help us assess whether the animal you are applying for will be suitable, or allow us to match you with a more appropriate horse/livestock.


    Livestock and Horse Questions

    We will only consider applications fitting the following criteria

    • Aged 18 and over
    • The animals will reside at a property where they are inspected daily
    • Be prepared to participate in an interview with an RSPCA Victoria staff member
    • Allow a property inspection when required or supply photographs of property
    • Demonstrate capacity to handle livestock
    • Currently have the same animals in your care to ensure the animals have company, or be willing to adopt multiple animals
    • Have access to equipment that will allow you to safely and legally transport the animal from the RSPCA to your property
    • Be committed to undertake all veterinary and husbandry requirements for the animal and cover all costs associated with ongoing care and treatment
    • Must have suitable property and containment facilities for the type and number of animals
    • Adoption of livestock must be for companion/pet purposes
    • Must have a current property identification code (PIC) and can supply details
    • Must comply with council regulations


    In order to adopt livestock from the RSPCA, you must provide a PIC number. PIC numbers are free to obtain, please follow the link to the Agriculture Victoria website to register: https://agriculture.vic.gov.au/farm-management/property-identification-codes

    If you are applying for a horse, please type NA into this field.










    Type Breed Age Sex Desexed How long owned for Still at property?
    Animal 1
    Animal 2
    Animal 3
    Animal 4
    Animal 5













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    Poultry Questions

    We will only consider application fitting the following criteria

    • Aged 18 and over
    • The animals will reside at a property where they are inspected daily
    • Be prepared to participate in an interview with an RSPCA Victoria staff member
    • Allow a property inspection when required or supply photographs of property
    • Demonstrate capacity to handle poultry
    • Currently have the same animals in your care to ensure the animals have company, or be willing to adopt multiple animals
    • Have access to equipment that will allow you to safely and legally transport the animal from the RSPCA to your property
    • Be committed to undertake all veterinary and husbandry requirements for the animal and cover all costs associated with ongoing care and treatment
    • Must have suitable property and containment facilities for the type and number of animals
    • Adoption of livestock must be for companion/pet purposes
    • Must comply with council regulations










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    Type Breed Age Sex Desexed How long owned for Still at property?
    Poultry 1
    Poultry 2
    Poultry 3
    Poultry 4
    Poultry 5



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