About SPCA Kota Kinabalu

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Kota Kinabalu (SPCA KK) is a non govermental organisation which has been registered with the Registry of Societies, Malaysia since the 14th February 2006. A group of animal lovers who had been working independently for the welfare of strays and abused animals in Kota Kinabalu had decided to form a common platform so that their work can be done more effectively.

The purpose of the society is to promote a better understanding on the needs, and rights of animals in order to reduce the incidences of animal abuses.

To date, the main effort of SPCA KK has been on educating the public on responsible pet ownership, inspectorate, rescue and rehoming after vaccination and desexing.

The rescued animals which included puppies and kittens are currently being cared for in a temporary shelter, which sadly, has shifted three times between 2012 and 2015 for lack of a proper venue.

We have recently been given a 4.5 acres piece of land in the district of Papar by a generous benefactor to construct a rehabilitation and adoption centre.

The plans for the construction of the centre has been approved by the district council on the 7 Sept 2015 and we are now in the process of raising funds to begin construction.

The society’s work has so far been supported solely by donations from the general public.

The successful completion of this centre will depend on further support from caring members in the community. Donations either in cash or in kind will be very helpful.

Objectives of SPCAKK

  1. To provide protection and assistance to strays and abused animals.
  2. To encourage responsible pet ownership through public education via dialogues, seminars and exhibitions.
  3. To work with veterinarians in providing proper care for the animals.
  4. To work with all animal welfare groups to achieve our objectives.
  5. To work with the government, police, municipal councils and other authorities towards the welfare of animals.
  6. To promote the use of humane methods in euthanizing animals when indicated.
  7. To work against the sale and consumption of cat and dog meat.
  8. To raise funds, manage trusts and charities for the welfare of animals.
  9. To promote sterilization of pets as an effective way to reduce the homeless population.
  10. To promote a better understanding on the needs and rights of animals.

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