Animal welfare

Information about what to do about adopting an animal or wandering dogs 



SPCA's Whanganui Centre covers Whanganui City,  Marton and the Ruapehu region. 

Under Alert Level 2, SPCA Whanganui is open, however entry will be by appointment only for those picking up an adopted animal or dropping off/picking up a foster animal. Please call our centre to make an appointment on 06 345 3369 - 


Found animals 

If you have found a sick or injured animal, contact SPCA immediately on 06 345 3369. 

If you have found a roaming or dangerous dog, please call the Whanganui District Council on 06 349 0001, Rangitikei District Council on 0800 422 522 or Ruapehu District Council on 07 895 8188 or 06 385 8364.