WELCOME to the
SPCA Penang Monthly Newsletter
From Events and Education Department
Edition: September 2018

SPCA Penang Contact:

Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia. (604)2816559 (6016)4166559  
Email: info@spca-penang.net
Web: www.spca-penang.net
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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SPCA Penang Shelter Procedures


Shelter work has never been easy! It stresses staff and volunteers each time an animal is brought in, be it surrendered, abandoned and/or lost.  A lot is expected of us by the public when the animal is handed over. Expectations cannot always be met so please allow us to do the best we can once the animal(s) are accepted into our shelter.  We are often asked, how long do you keep them? We've heard talk going around  that we keep an animal a maximum of 14 days and then the animal is put down - not so.  To know more of our shelter procedures, we invite the public to visit us during our kennel visiting hours.


No duration of time is given for any animal that comes in.  They will be given their veterinary health check followed by routine deworming, de-ticking and vaccinations etc before proceeding for adoption.  Some are fortunate to be adopted and some are still awaiting homes.


Last month alone, we had four elderly abandoned Shih Tzus brought in and one blind poodle was dumped outside our gate entrance.  If only the owners could be responsible enough to bring the animal in, not just dump, we would appreciate the action.


Just some of the dogs that have arrived at the shelter recently and we believe to be abandoned by their owners:


Highlight on Adoption

On the more positive side, we are happy to note that we had 10 adoptions in August of which four were cats and six were dogs.


A litter of 11 cute puppies were abandoned at a market in town and been picked up by our Animal Care Officer.  If only their mum had been neutered, they would not have to endure the uncertainties of finding a home.



SPCA Penang 2019 Desktop Calendar
Year 2019 will be our 10th Anniversary Year in producing our very own calendars as a means of fundraising for SPCA.  Our 10th year production features sponsors’ pets pawing around Penang Island’s heritage sites.  Grab your copy at RM15 for yourself or as a gift for your friends near and far.  At the same time, you are also supporting  a worthy cause.  Funds raised will go towards our Neutering Fund.  Orders for 20 copies and above will entitle you to free delivery within Georgetown.


Homemade Mooncakes and Biscuits
Mooncake Festival falls on 24th September.  We have supplies of Low Sugar Homemade Moon Cakes and Biscuits for Vegetarians and Non Vegetarians.  If you would like to support, kindly place your orders accordingly.  We appreciate your kind support.


Volunteer Briefing

Our next volunteer briefing will be held on 15th September at 9 a.m. sharp.

We thank the following for choosing SPCA as their beneficiaries.  Their invaluable services provided means a lot to us.

Mass Com Han Chiang High School students:


Girl guides from SMK Heng Ee:


Students from Disted College:


SPCA Wish List

1. Pet food and unpolished rice are welcome for our animals at the shelter

2. Our new cattery unit is near completion.  We appeal to animal lovers especially Cat Lovers and Corporates to sponsor a unit at RM4000.  Please call our officers at 04-2816559 for a discussion.

SPCA Team - Thank You