Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Singapore
Description of Organization
“The SPCA is a registered animal welfare charity with IPC status.
The objectives of the Society are to prevent cruelty to animals and birds and to promote kindness to animals and birds.
Over 100 animals are taken in by the Society every month. Most of these animals are abandoned, unwanted, abused, sick/injured or lost.
Relying mainly on kind donations from the public and fundraising, the Society does not receive any government funding or grants, to continue its animal welfare work.
Over ,000,000 annually is required to carry out our animal welfare work, providing various animal welfare services to the community including:
• Animal cruelty and welfare investigations
• 24-hour emergency animal rescue
• Running a shelter for stray, abandoned and unwanted pets
• Operating Singapore’s only not-for-profit Community Animal Clinic, providing subsidised healthcare to community animals, animals from other animal shelters and pets from low income households
• School based education programmes, and group visits to SPCA
• Education talks, seminars and workshops
• Foster care for young animals
• Lost and found pets
• Providing volunteer opportunities to enhance corporate and community engagement
• Rehoming notice board for personal adoption notices
• Advocacy for wildlife, companion and community animals and animals in the entertainment, fashion, food and laboratory industries”
Intended use of funds through the YFC 2023 programme
Funds will be used to fund SPCA’s operations allowing us to continue providing animal welfare services to the community and support pets from lower income households.
Engaging and involving the YFC participants
Teams will be invited to the SPCA for a tour and invited to volunteer for our events.