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The state and territory member Societies provide services to animals in need through their shelters and inspectorates. In the national office, RSPCA Australia works to influence animal welfare policy, practice and legislation across the country
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The RSPCA advocates for the welfare of animals across a number of industries, issues and platforms. Help from our supporters is important to progress change. Working together is key.
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Whether you're an individual or a business, there are multiple ways you can support the RSPCA
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The RSPCA is an independent, community-based charity providing animal care and protection services across the country.
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By choosing adoption, you’ll not only have the chance to make a friend for life, but you’ll be giving an animal a second chance and helping support the RSPCA.
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Donations made to the RSPCA today will be doubled, thanks to the generous support of national partners Peter Alexander and Elanco.

The RSPCA’s annual ‘Give to Get Them Home’ appeal helps care for the thousands of animals across the country who come through the RSPCA’s doors, especially as we head into the busiest months of the year for our shelters.

RSPCA Australia CEO Richard Mussell said that the RSPCA relies on the support of members of the community to help continue its live-saving work.

“There’s no question, we couldn’t do what we do without the generous support of the community,” said Mr Mussell.

“Every year, the RSPCA cares for more than 124,000 animals in need through our shelters alone. The support of the animal-loving community and our national partners helps keep our shelter doors open and our inspectors on the road.

“There’s no question that this past 18 months has been difficult for everyone, and that just makes us even more grateful for the support that we get.

“Today, on Give to Get Them Home day, we’d like to say a special thank you to our national partners Peter Alexander and Elanco, for pledging to match the community's support.

“This is an extraordinarily generous commitment, and one that will help amplify the benefit of donations from the community.”

Donations will be doubled for one day only, today (Thursday 7 October).

For more information or to donate, visit Give to Get Them Home.


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