SPCA Penang Contact:
Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia. (604)2816559 (6016)4166559
We welcome visitors to the shelter.
Kindly note our visiting hours:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 4.30pm
Saturday : 10am - 12.30pm
We are closed on Sundays and some Public Holidays (please check website for details).
Our phone is manned 7 days a week until 7pm. Emergency calls will only be handled during daylight hours.
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Dear Members & Friends,
Greetings from the SPCA Penang!
It is hard to dispel the thought that this is not the 21st century when we still hear people calling our non-descript street dogs as 'pariah'. When one looks deeper into the meaning of the word 'pariah', it also means untouchable! Why would one call them 'pariah' when they actually are touchable! It has many meanings and depends on how one uses it.
However, it is now time that we educate ourselves to give our dogs a status; be it picked up from the streets or adopted from a shelter. Most probably, the majority of the public is unaware that they are named as a breed called Telomian (Malaysian Dog) or a Mongrel which is a dog that has no definite breed. Mongrels are of all mixtures of breeds, shapes, colors and sizes. They are all very unique in their own way. So remember, let's not insult them by calling them 'pariah'.
To the many who signed up and are waiting eagerly to attend our volunteer briefing, we apologize for not being able to conduct the one scheduled for 16th January due to the Movement Control Order. You will be reminded once the pandemic is under control. At the moment we have removed the registration form for the briefings from our website. We will re-instate this once we are able to run briefings again and have caught up with the back log.
Just a reminder
Even though the CNY celebrations will be very subdued this year, for sure there will be some fireworks. So please remember to keep your paw friends safe during this time. They can easily get scared by the noise.