List of Dog Shelters To Adopt Dogs in Singapore
Thinking of getting a pet, or are you just looking for shelters to volunteer at? Did you know that there are at least 10 dog shelters in Singapore? Some are registered organizations while some are not. However, they are all after one same mission: “To improve the welfare for the stray or abandoned dogs and/or animals”. These welfare organisations include:
1. Action for Singapore Dogs (ASD)
Address: 80 Lim Chu Kang Lane 1, Singapore 718911
ASD whom believed that all animals big or small deserve a life of love and care, not just a life of fear and survival, is a non-profit organization with the mission to improve the welfare of stray and abandoned dogs in Singapore.
Contact: Homepage / Facebook / Email
2. Animal Lovers League (ALL)
Address: 61 Pasir Ris Farmway 3, Singapore 518232
ALL is a registered charity and home to about 700 dogs and cats. It aims to encourage the public to adopt instead of buying. Eventually, it hopes to have these abandoned, traumatised, abused strays be adopted into loving and committed families.
3. Causes for Animals
Address: 9 Seletar West Farmway 5, (Call/sms for exact address), 798057
Cause for Animals has a mission to save the lives of the homeless and unwanted companion animals of Singapore. That being said, they not only houses dogs but cats as well!
4. Exclusively Mongrels Limited
Exclusively Mongrels Limited, founded in year 2012, seeks to support and promote mongrel welfare. Its initiative program “Mongrelization” are supported by donors. The program serves to rescue the stray mongrels and work to provide a better living conditions for them, be it improving their health conditions or providing food for them. As they do not have a shelter, they look for willing fosterers to foster these stray mongrels while looking for a better home for them.
5. HOPE Dog Rescue
HOPE is a non-profit volunteer oganisation that rely on the kindness and goodwill of its volunteers and contributors. It hopes to help animals who are abused, neglected and abandoned by delivering hope and love to them. With no physical shelters, they source for voluntary fosterers for the strays they rescued instead of putting them up in commercial boarding kennels/pet shops.
6. Noah’s Ark Cares (NA CARES)
NA CARES, registered in 2005, has a team of dedicated volunteers and vets that undertake sterilization projects of both stray dogs and cats in Singapore. They does rehome for adoptable strays and have fundraising events to ensure the welfare of animals sent to their shelter, namely Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary, in Malaysia.
7. Purely Adoptions
Purely Adoptions comprises of a team of rescuers that begun their journey with the objective of sharing people’s post about puppies, stray animals and home pets up for adoptions. They eventually got more involved as their followers grew, taking care of the strays while looking for suitable fosterers and adopters.
8. Save our Street Dogs (SOSD)
Address: 22 Pasir Ris Farmway 2, Swift Singapore Block C, Unit 13/14, 519325
SOSD has a unified passion and conviction to be the voice of homeless strays, to champion their cause and bring about a positive change in their lives. Ultimately, they aim to eliminate cruelty and abandonment of animals, enhance their welfare and improve their lives through rescue, education and advocacy.
9. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
Address: 50 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 699012
SPCA with a mission to promote kindness and prevent cruelty to animals through educaton, advocacy and action is a registered animal welfare charity with IPC status. It has a history that started way back in the 1800s, making them one of the shelter with the longest establishment amongst all shelters in Singapore.
10. Gentle Paws
Gentle Paws was founded in 2010. Despite not being a registered society/charity, they still want to be a part in giving strays a shelter where they can live in.
11. Joyous Bark
Joyous Bark is a dog welfare organization that looks for dedicated fosterers to provide a temporary shelter for dogs and subsequently looks for a permanent loving and beautiful home for the dogs.
12. Oasis Second Chance Animal Shelter (OSCAS)
Address: 18 Pasir Ris Farmway 2, Ericsson Pet Farm, Block 11-12, 519323 18 Pasir Ris Farmway 2,
OSCAS is a charity and non-profit dog shelter in Pasir Ris that first started in 2006. The founding partners were good friends that started stray feeding in Changi in 2004 and established the shelter when the strays in Changi was about to be culled when the authorities wanted to clear the land to build space for air shows.
13. Voice For Animals (VFA)
Address: No 11, Pasir Ris Farmway 2
14. Uncle Khoe’s K9
Uncle Khoe is 73 years old this year. He aims to help and rescue as many beloved strays as he can one at a time till he can’t walk anymore. Before that, Uncle Khoe has been feeding stray dogs for more than 20 years! He will never fail to go around Singapore to feed his strays every single day.
15. Mdm Wong’s Shelter and Friends
Address: 18 Pasir Ris Farmway 2, Block 14
Mdm Wong believes in providing care, compassion and hope and giving all animals a chance for leading loved lives! They urge the public not to leave their ‘unwanted’ pets outside shelters, and seek alternatives such as rehoming. Leaving a dog unattended is definitely dangerous!
16. MercyLight Adoption
MercyLight Adoption is founded in 2009 by a group of believers. They started out as a group of dog lovers, who regularly feed strays around the northern and eastern part of Singapore. Today, they are still feeding stray animals, and have helped sterilized and rehomed many of them!
These shelters are run by voluntary parties that aims to spread their love for abandoned animals. They are mostly committed in raising the awareness of adoption of their rescued strays because all these home pets deserved a loving and committed family! Let us know if we missed any shelters out! 🙂