2701, 2020


January 27th, 2020|

We are back driving safely on the road again. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts to each and everyone of you who donated and helped us meet our target of €5,500. It is great to have a reliable vehicle that us and the animals here can rely on. Beep Beep 🙂

2401, 2020

White Moose cafe

January 24th, 2020|

Liz, Sue and Eileen are off gallivanting to The Big Smoke for our next Adopt A Dog Day. The White Moose Cafe are hosting the event again this year, and it will be a great day if last year is anything to go by. We hope to see all our friends, old and new and we would like to thank Paul and The White Moose Cafe for hosting again this [...]

1301, 2020

Minister issues warning to dog owners over attacks on sheep

January 13th, 2020|

  Dog owners have been warned that terrible dog attacks on sheep over the last number of years are unacceptable and that they will be held liable for the costs. Seán Canney TD, the Minister of State with responsibility for Dog Control has highlighted the responsibility of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Dog attacks cause real and serious injury to sheep [...]

1001, 2020

Educational talk and tour

January 10th, 2020|

Students from Avondale Community College will be joining us next Wednesday 15th January for an educational talk and tour. Other schools and colleges interested in visiting us please phone the office to book a date. We look forward to hearing from you.

1001, 2020

Advisory Clinic – Wednesday 22nd January

January 10th, 2020|

    Wicklow SPCA will be running four advisory clinics throughout the year. Staff from Avondale Veterinary Clinic will be joining us to share their considerable depth of knowledge. Our first clinic will be on Wed evening the 22nd Jan from 7pm until 8pm. Staff from Avondale Vets will speak on the benefits of neutering your pets, vaccinations, general care and other good animal welfare practices. This will be followed [...]

701, 2020

Department of Agriculture Grant

January 7th, 2020|

We would like to thank and acknowledge the Department of Agriculture for their allocation of €50,000 which will be a great help with the running of our shelter for the upcoming year.

1511, 2019

Development stage 1 – 2019

November 15th, 2019|

  Over the last number of years we have endeavoured to keep our premises up to date with the requirement to run an efficient and effective animal shelter. Since 2016 we have opened an isolation unit for dogs , a mother and kitten unit for cats and a fully secure dog park. 11/11/2019 saw the start of phase 1 of the overall site development. We cannot thank everyone enough for [...]

410, 2019


October 4th, 2019|

WSPCA is now an approved Petbond Rescue Centre Petbond was founded and is managed by Veterinary Surgeon - Dr. Tim Kirby. Tim has one outlook – to improve animal welfare, by changing the ways in which we source new pets. Petbond is Ireland’s most safe & trusted online platform where anyone can source a happy & healthy pet. With peace of mind, you can safely choose from any [...]

609, 2019


September 6th, 2019|

We say farewell and many thanks to part time staff member Karen Kinsella who leaves us next week after completing her years placement. Karen has all the time in the world for the animals in our care and has done great work with our facebook page. We are hoping she will continue to help out in a voluntary role. Good luck Karen in your new adventures.

609, 2019

Corporate Volunteering – Elavon

September 6th, 2019|

Four members of staff from Elavon Merchant Services will spend a day with us at the animal shelter. From caring for the animals to cleaning windows we will make their visit a day to remember. If your workplace is interesting in participating please contact us at

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