Where your dollar goes at RSPCA NSW

Where your dollar goes at RSPCA NSW

Thanks to you, in the 2015-16 financial year, RSPCA NSW saw more than 20,000 animals rehomed, reunited with their owners or released into the wild. We had over 37,000 animals come through our doors in need of help. Through education, advocacy and hard work, animals all across the state have been given the help that they need.

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, animal welfare is improving every year. Your contribution is making a difference to the lives of animals in need.


 For every $1 dollar we recieve...

Dollar Breakdown Social Version

  • 73 cents goes directly to helping animals across the state. This includes operating our shelters, veterinary hospitals, inspectors, animal ambulance service and more. It means that we can provide food, shelter, water and veterinary treatment to every animal that come through our doors. It keep our inspectors on the road and to continue investigating animal cruelty in NSW.
  • 17 cents is invested into fundraising which generates more supporters and subsequently bring in more money for our animals.
  • 10 cents is spent on essntial administration and keeping our lights, water running and other similar expenses.

Thank you for every dollar you have donated. As you can see, every dollar is making a difference to animal welfare. Donate to RSPCA NSW here or learn more about what we do on our websiteYou can also view our Donor Promise here.

If you have a question about donating to RSPCA NSW, contact our friendly fundraising team on 1300 777 221.


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  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.