Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)


The GIVEN Company supports the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Singapore (UEN: S61SS0060B), a registered charity with IPC status (Institution of Public Character).

The SPCA in Singapore has been in existence since the 1800s. After the Japanese occupation in 1947, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) as it was then called was revived and registered under the Societies Act on 30 March 1961, ROS/1055/47. SPCA is a registered animal welfare charity with IPC status.

The SPCA does not receive any government grants and relies on donations and fundraising activities to run its animal welfare services. Over $2,500,000 annually is required to carry out their work, which includes receiving around 100 pets and stray animals every month. The Society provides various animal welfare services to the community including:

  • Animal cruelty and welfare investigations
  • 24-hour emergency animal rescue
  • Running a shelter for stray, abandoned and unwanted pets
  • Complementary veterinary care and spay/neuter surgeries for community animals
  • School based education programmes, and conducted group visits to SPCA
  • Education talks, seminars and workshops
  • Adoption
  • Foster care for young animals
  • Lost and found pets
  • Providing volunteer opportunities to enhance corporate and community engagement
  • Rehoming notice board for personal adoption notices
  • Advocacy for wildlife, companion and community animals and animals in the entertainment, fashion, food and laboratory industries