Please be advised that the Cairns Animal Care Campus will be closed from 5pm Sunday 5th March for refurbishment.

All animals in the shelter will be relocated to other facilities. The refurbishment is set to take 9-12 months, all calls from members of the public in the area will be reverted to Cairns Regional Council or local rescue groups.

The RSPCA Cairns Animal Care Centre rescues and re-homes animals from across the far north areas of Queensland. Animals come to the shelter from as far away at Townsville, Torres Strait, Weipa and Cooktown, and are rehomed to Cairns and surrounds.

In addition to adoptions we also offer boarding facilities for dogs cats, and a range of small animals. Our boarding facilities are ideally located just 10 minutes drive from the Cairns international airport, and operate 7 days per week from 10:00am – 5pm for just $22 per dog and $20 per cat per day.

Our shelter redevelopment has begun, thanks largely to the generous donation of a local bequestor. New facilities for adoption animals will be created, and we are looking forward to a great new start for the volunteers, staff and animals.

If you'd like to keep up to date with the latest news, events, special offers and promotions from our shelter, please visit our Cairns Facebook page

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