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RSPCA Animal Care Centre Burwood East

RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
RSPCA Burwood East opening celebration
The redevelopment of RSPCA Victoria’s Animal Care Centre has launched a new era for animal welfare. Some of the new features to the new site include indoor training facilities, upgraded vet clinic and hospital, retail, indoor pet adoption areas, expanded grooming services and cafe.

This was possible due to the kindness of four generous bequestors who specifically wished to rebuild this facility.

If you're interested in volunteering at RSPCA Burwood East, please email us at volunteer@rspcavic.org.au


Adoption Centre
If you're looking to adopt a pet, there are lots of dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs waiting to find loving new homes at RSPCA Burwood East. 

Our animals are available for adoption now - they're ready when you are!  > Learn more

Animal Shelter
Our animal shelter provides refuge to stray, abandoned and unwanted animals. We also provide support to a selection of local councils, assisting with their pound services.

In the past year, RSPCA Burwood East provided shelter to more than 10,186 animals.


Veterinary Clinic
We have a team of highly-skilled vets and nurses who provide exceptional care to RSPCA shelter animals as well as pets owned by the public. Our vet clinic uses the latest specialised equipment with on-site radiology and pathology testing facilities. Our caring vets and nursing staff are trained in the latest techniques and have expansive knowledge in a range of veterinary procedures.

Our clinics provide care to animals seven days a week, 365 days a year with all your pet's needs covered from emergency care to simple routine vaccinations, health checks or microchips. Our Burwood East clinic is open extended hours on weeknights to offer our clients more convenient times to seek vet advice and care for their pets. > Learn more

Pet Training
Trust your pet with the expert animal behaviour training at RSPCA Burwood East. Attend a group course, one-on-one training with your pet or learn more about animal behaviour at our short seminars.

Our Animal Behaviour team are also on-hand to help you with advice and guidance. > Learn more

Pet Retail
We stock everything from pet accessories, pet health products to pet food including Hill's Science Diet. We also have qualified vet nurses available if you need guidance or advice. We also have a large range of products available at our online shop.

Burwood East is also home to two RSPCA op shops, which sellquality secondhand goods. All proceeds from the op shops support the work of the RSPCA.

The Barkery Cafe

The Barkery Cafe is open Monday to Friday, 7.30 am  to 4 pm and Saturday and Sunday, 8 am to 4.30 pm.

Click here for details.

Grooming (Pet Parlour)
At RSPCA's Pet Parlour, our specialist groomers are ready to pamper your pooch or feline friend. Our services include clipping, brushing, nail clipping, hydro bathing, flea treatment, deodorising and teeth brushing. > Learn more
Education Centre
The RSPCA Victoria Education team are based at Burwood East. Although they travel around the state educating more than 9,000 people about animal welfare each year, much of their work is undertaken on-site in our Education Centre and barn. > Learn more
Our Inspectorate team investigate 15,568 estimated reports of animal cruelty each year across Victoria. Many of our Inspectors are based at RSPCA Burwood East, including our two Senior Inspectors and Manager Inspectorate Services, who lead our tireless work investigating and prosecuting cruelty. > Learn more
Get Involved
We simply couldn't help so many animals without the amazing support of the community.  Learn about ways you can get involved, including donating, fundraising and events. > Learn more
Visit us
3 Burwood Hwy
Burwood East VIC 3151 (map)

03 9224 2222

>  Contact us

Volunteering opportunities: volunteer@rspcavic.org.au

Opening hours
Adoption centre

Monday - Sunday
9.00am - 4.30pm

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

Veterinary Clinic

Monday - Friday
8.00am - 8.00pm

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day

Animal reclaim, surrender, lost & found

Monday - Sunday
9.00am - 5.00pm

Good Friday and Christmas Day
9.00am - 4.30pm

Grooming (Pet Parlour)

Monday - Saturday
8.30am - 5.30pm