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Christmas Closures at RSPCA NSW

Christmas Closures at RSPCA NSW

This Christmas, RSPCA NSW is thankful for all the love, compassion and hard work you have put into supporting the fight against animal cruelty and neglect. Best wishes to all of you, and we hope this season will be filled with fond memories, delicious food and cuddles with furry friends!

 

RSPCA NSW will still be up and running during this festive season, but most of our shelters, care centres and veterinary hospitals across NSW will be CLOSED from 25-27 December 2016 and 1-2 January 2017. As always, our contact centre is open every day for emergencies and animal cruelty reports and can be reached at 1300 278 3589.

Please note: RSPCA NSW Tighes Hill Veterinary Hospital will be closed on 24 December in addition to the above closures. The Tuggerah Care Centre will be open 26 - 2 January from 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Normal operating hours will apply on days in which we are open. Find your local RSPCA shelter here, view our veterinary hospital locations here and ceck out all our care centre and petbarn adoption centres here.

From all of us at RSPCA NSW, we wish you all a Merry Christmas!

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CLEAR THE SHELTERS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. The initiative runs in New South Wales only from 24 February to 26 February 2017 inclusive.
  2. The initiative applies to all animals available for adoption at RSPCA NSW shelters, Care Centres and participating Petbarn Adoption Centres only. The initiative does not extend to RSPCA NSW animals offered for adoption through RSPCA Volunteer branches.
  3. Animals adopted during the initiative are subject to availability. Should all available animals be rehomed prior to the end of the initiative, the offer will no longer be honoured. No rainchecks are available.
  4. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  5. RSPCA NSW retains the right to refuse an adoption if it does not comply with standard operational processes.
  6. A maximum of two adoption animals may be adopted by any household.
  7. No animal will be placed on hold for any period. Adoption must be by personal attendance at one of the abovementioned facilities.
  8. Photographic personal identification must be presented at the time of adoption.
  9. A suitable carry cage must be used to transport birds, felines and small animals, including pocket pets, from the premises and during the journey home. If you do not have access to an appropriate carrier, you can purchase a carrier at the time of adopting your companion. Cardboard carriers are available to purchase for $10 from RSPCA shelters and Care Centres while stocks last.
  10. Suitable leads and harnesses must be used to transport canines from the premises. Canines must be appropriately restrained within the vehicle for the journey home. If you do not have access to an appropriate lead and harness, suitable equipment is available for purchase at the time of adoption while stocks last.
  11. Suitable transport for livestock and horses must be considered prior to adoption, and animals must be collected on the day of adoption.
  12. We understand that sometimes, despite your and RSPCA NSW’s best endeavours, your new pet doesn’t settle into your lifestyle. For this reason, you can return any animal to a RSPCA NSW shelter within 21 days from the time of collection to receive a replacement authorisation in accordance with our replacement policy, or a refund of the adoption fee paid. Please note: merchandise purchased cannot be returned as part of the replacement of an animal. Should a product be faulty, you can return that product, in its original condition, to the facility you purchased the merchandise from within seven (7) days and RSPCA NSW will replace that item.
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