RSPCA Orange Adopt a Pet
RSPCA NSW has 10 shelters that provide comfortable accommodation and the best possible care to surrendered, neglected, unwanted, sick or injured animals.
The RSPCA NSW Orange Shelter provides care and shelter to abandoned and neglected animals. In addition to adoptions, it offers lifetime registration and microchipping services, as well as advice and support for pet owners in the community. There is also a pet retail shop.
The shelter is the animal holding facility for Orange City Council. In addition, the shelter offers RSPCA NSW’s Foster Care program and volunteering roles.
Each year, tens of thousands of animals arrive at RSPCA NSW shelters. The RSPCA works within NSW communities to promote responsible pet ownership with the aim of increasing awareness and reducing the number of unwanted animals. Animals arriving at shelters come from a variety of sources, including those:
- surrendered by an owner
- handed in as an injured stray. RSPCA shelters do not have the means to accept uninjured stray animals. If you find a stray animal, you will be referred to your local pound.
- seized by an inspector under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979
Staff members assess all animals to ensure they are medically sound and that there are no other issues. Animals requiring extra attention are referred to our veterinarians.
Animals deemed suitable for adoption are advertised on The temperament and wellbeing of all animals available through the RSPCA has been assessed to determine the animal’s suitability for adoption, and identify their unique rehoming requirements. This enables staff to match animals with potential adopters.
All adoption animals have undergone a comprehensive veterinary check, been desexed, microchipped, treated for internal and external parasites such as worms and fleas, and had their initial vaccinations. Dogs are also heartworm tested and treated.