Rhode Island SPCA

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One person can make a difference. Help homeless and abused animals today. The Rhode Island SPCA is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization, all donations are tax-deductible. Questions about donating? p: 401.438.8150| f:  401.438.8154 development@rispca.com

Welcome to our new web site! There is a great deal of information here, and we hope this will meet your needs. We will be designing a Web Site Map soon – stay tuned. Meanwhile, have fun exploring and if you have any difficulty with the pull down menus on top, there is also a menu on the right side of every page.

12th Annual Marvin Memorial Walk for the Animals

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In its 12th year, the dog walk is a great way to support the RISPCA! Register today for free!

Join us with your friends, family and dogs for a great day in Goddard Park! Interact with our vendors, participate in the raffles and contests, enjoy a canine agility demonstration and a beautiful one-mile walk through the wooded trails of the park.

OOFOs Sandals, Clogs and Slides now available through the RISPCA – portion of proceeds help support the shelter – check out their booth at the dog walk! More info.

Pick of the Litter, Our Featured Pet

Our sweet Jinxsy.

Our sweet Jinxsy.


This week’s ABC6 “Pick of the Litter is Jinxsy, a four-year-old pit bull mix. She is very affectionate and good on leash. She enjoys going for walks and is super sweet. Jinxsy is a very polite treat taker and loves to be pet.

If you are interested in adopting Jinxsy, come to the Rhode Island SPCA to fill out an Dog Application.!



RodneyTonkaRodney and Tonka Rodney and Tonka’s story is not an isolated one. Stories like theirs happen much too often and many times without a happy ending. Because of your continued support, the RISPCA and the Marvin Fund are able to give hope when all may seem lost…Your support would be greatly appreciated to help us help Rodney and Tonka. Today they were reunited after successful surgery at the Dighton-Rehoboth Animal Hospital. Continue reading…

Classes and Groups

Furry Saturdays at the RISPCA – Once a month starting June 14th


Join us!

Check out our Furry Saturdays page to get details on this fun program for kids aged 9-13 years. There is no charge for the program, but pre-registration is required.

Pet Loss Support

Our new Pet Loss Support Group is facilitated by Shelley Riley, who holds a Masters degree in Holistic Counseling. It will meet the 2nd Saturday of every month at 11am, beginning August 9th, at the RISPCA. Registration is required. Please see our Rainbow Bridge & Pet Loss Support page for more details.



Volunteer Orientations In order to attend a volunteer orientation, you must have already filled out an application,and spoken to our Volunteer coordinator, Jim McGee. To find out more about volunteering, please click here.


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