The Rhode Island SPCA’s Large Animal Assistance Program (LAAP) is here to help. It offers owners of farm animals and equines temporary, emergency assistance during difficult times such as an unexpected health issue, financial difficulty or job loss…
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Need Help Feeding Your Pets? We’re Here For You. The Rhode Island SPCA Pet Food Assistance program is designed to address the current and coming needs of pet owners who are affected by the COVID-19 crisis or are in need of temporary assistance feeding their pets. This program is for anyone in need. There is…
The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization. Founded in 1870, the Rhode Island SPCA is the first humane organization in Rhode Island and is the 3rd oldest humane organization in the United States. We are the only non-profit animal walfare organization in the…
The Pets in Need Veterinary Clinic provides medical and surgical services for pets owned by need-based elderly, disabled and low income citizens of Rhode Island.
Appointments can be made by contacting the clinic at (401) 270-3832.
The Rhode Island SPCA accepts pets whose owners are no longer able to keep them.
Please call ahead to schedule the surrender of your pet: (401) 438-8150, x0.
The RISPCA is the only non-profit animal rescue organization in the state that is able to investigate animal cruelty cases. To report abuse, contact our Law Enforcement Agent, Joe Warzycha, at email@example.com or (401) 438-8150, x2.
We are not an emergency response agency, so please call the police if an animal is in imminent peril.
Your one stop shop for information and links to resources for pet owners including:
Spay/Neuter, low-cost vet services, boarding, emergency vet services, F.A.Q.’s about pet care, and more.
Saturday, October 5th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Every October, we host an “Almost-Free” Rabies Clinic.
The “cost” of each vaccine is 5 cans or boxes of unexpired human food, which we will collect and donate to a local food bank.
There is no right or wrong way to grieve your companion. Each person experiences loss in his or her own way.
It’s hard to know when a beloved pet is ready to pass, and sometimes we wait too long. “Letting Go” is an excellent article by our shelter director, Dr. E.J. Finocchio, about knowing when it’s time.
We Are Proud To Announce The Rhode Island Lewis Scholarship Recipients!..