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To find out about our volunteering opportunities, please click on the following link

Lost or Found a Pet?
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Dog rehoming

Our Branch looks after some of the most serious cases of cruelty and neglect in the country.

When dogs have recovered enough to be rehomed, members of the public will be asked to complete our rehoming questionnaire prior to being given individual supervised access to the dog they wish to rehome.We do not allow unrestricted public viewing of our dogs

We are not licensed to take in stray dogs.

Please click here for more information on stray dogs.

Cat Rehoming

We accept both RSPCA Inspectorate cats and cats from the general public for rehoming. Please note that cat space will always be limited, despite our much larger capacity and you may have to ring around a number of animal rescue centres if you are looking to rehome your cat. Please call us to see if we have room before bringing an animal to the Centre.

When ready for rehoming, members of the public will be asked to complete our rehoming questionnaire prior to being given individual supervised access to the cat you wish to rehome.

Veterinary Services

Myerscough Veterinary Group is a PRIVATE veterinary practice, which is co-located at the Animal Centre. They are fully equipped for consulting and operating, with a vet on site every weekday, late night opening on Mondays, closed PM Wednesdays.  They can be contacted on
01704 461884


Southport, Ormskirk & District Branch is a separately Registered Charity, which is complely reliant upon donations, legacies and monies raised through its Charity Shop, together with the public’s generous support of our locally run fund raising events.

Its Animal Centre, located in New Cut Lane, on the Birkdale Halsall border, covers Southport, Ormskirk and the surrounding areas as far south as Maghull. The Centre takes in, cares for, supports and helps rehabilitate needy animals whilst new homes are found for them.

Opening Hours

 Open from 11:00am to 4.00pm with supervised Animal viewing to 3:30pm everyday of the week, except Wednesday, when we are closed.

Open on all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Summer Fair

24 June 2018

12:00-4:00pm at

Animal Centre,

New Cut Lane,

Southport, PR8 3DW


Fun Dog Show

 Meet Our Animals

West Lancs Dog Display Team


Grand Christmas Fair

Sunday TBA December 2018

11:30-4:00pm at

Greenbank High School, Hillside


Dead barn owl entangled in chinese lantern © Simon Pain at Billow Farm

Did you know that Chinese sky lanterns are extremely dangerous to wildlife. Have you ever used lanterns? Do you know what happened to them after you set them off? where did they go? Please take a few minutes to have a look at what the national RSPCA are trying to do to help...….Thank you.

Text SOAD00 £10 to 70070 to donate to rspcasouthport and make a difference today!


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Here at the Animal Centre we’re busy fundraising by collecting foreign coins & notes, old British currency and even obsolete currency. Once all the currency has been collected we send it to:


who exchanges it into cash we can use. Collection points will be at The Animal Centre, New Cut Lane and the Charity Shop on Eastbank Street, Southport.