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Adoption Fees

Our adoption fees include vaccination, worming, flea control, veterinary checks, desexing and microchipping for cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. We make no money from the adoption of animals, adoption fees help cover costs
Important Notice: For potential animals adopters.
1. You must be at least 18 years of age to adopt an animal from the Whangarei SPCA
2.If you are renting a property and enquiring about adopting an animal from the SPCA we need your landlord’s approval in writing before we can release the animal. Thank you for your understanding.

Pet Adoption Prices

Cats & Kittens

Cat Care Brochure
Kittens - $80
Cats over 6 months - $50
Includes desexing, vaccination, vet check, flea and Worm control and microchip.
NB: You do need a suitable cat cage or cat box to take your new pet home in. If you don't have one we do have them available for sale in our shop. 

Dogs & Puppies

Dog Care Brochure
Male dog/pup - $200.00
Females dog/pup -$250.00
Includes desexing, vaccination, vet check, flea and Worm control and microchip. This adoption fee DOES NOT include registration with the local council.

Other Pets

Rabbit Care Brochure
$65.00 includes desexing, microchip and vaccination.
GUINEA PIGS - $10 includes vet check, not desexed
RATS - $5.00 not desexed
It is SPCA POLICY that all cats and dogs will be desexed before adoption. However, in some cases where the pup is too young to be desexed they may go out on a desexing contract.
*These prices do not include registration with the local council. All dogs must be registered before they leave the SPCA.
To adopt an animal from us you will have to arrange transport. This particularly applies to people living outside the Whangarei District.

Pet Insurance

Southern Cross Pet Insurance are proud supporters of the SPCA. When your dog or cat is sick or injured, it’s a stressful time. Vet care can be expensive, you may face hard decisions about what treatment you can afford. Pet insurance can help cover the costs of unexpected illness or pet emergencies.

Southern Cross Pet Insurance have a range of plans to suit your needs and budget. Plus, if your pet is aged 6 -16 weeks, they could get free health cover for six weeks! Terms & conditions apply. Get a quote to insure your pet at