The Marvin’s Miracles Fund goes directly to the care of those animal we rescue in our animal cruelty cases, and will enable the human/animal bond to continue where it may otherwise fail.
Need Help Feeding Your Pets? We’re Here For You. The Rhode Island SPCA Emergency Pet Food Assistance program is designed to address the current and coming needs of pet owners who are in isolation, self-quarantine or unexpected job loss due to COVID-19. This program is for anyone in need. There is no application process or…
The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 15 members who serve without compensation. Founded in 1870, the Society was the first humane organization in Rhode Island and is the 3rd oldest humane 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Rhode Island SPCA Lewis Scholarship recognizes the efforts of graduating seniors who have made significant contributions toward the betterment of life for animals…