SPCA joined forces with other animal welfare groups in Singapore - ACRES, ASD, Animal Lovers League, Cat Welfare Society, House Rabbit Society of Singapore (HRSS) and Noah’s Ark Cares – to conduct an undercover survey of all the 36 pet shops and pet farms selling puppies in Singapore and launched the “Stop the Cruelty in Puppy Mills” campaign to bring light to the conditions of breeding dogs in these puppy mills.
urging RWS to reconsider its decision in exhibiting bottlenose dolphins and in response to the death of two of the seven bottlenose dolphins destined for RWS. The fight continues.
2011 – SPCA together with Action for Singapore Dogs (ASD) proposed to allow HDB residents to adopt local mixed breed dogs (Project Adore).
SPCA submitted a proposal for legislative reform (Animals and Birds Act, Part IV, the ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ sections 42 to 44) to the Ministry of National Development and apart from proposing increased penalties for existing offences based on cruelty, we are proposing that failure to take care of the welfare of pets should also amount to an offence and be punishable as such.
New developments to the animal abuse charges under the Animals and Birds Act. First time offenders of animal cruelty could be fined up to $15,000, jailed up to 18 months or both. Offenders who are in animal-related businesses will face heftier penalties for animal cruelty up to $40,000 in fines or jail, not exceeding two years or both.
Overview of SPCA
Who We Are
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a non-governmental, registered animal welfare charity with IPC status. We rely mainly on donations from our supporters to continue our important role as animal protectors.
Approximately $4,000,000 annually is required to run all our services including 24/7 emergency rescues, cruelty & welfare investigations, Singapore’s only community animal clinic, an adoption programme, education outreach, reuniting lost pets with owners, sterilisations for community animals, and a shelter for over 200 unwanted, abused or abandoned animals every month.