The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

spca 1The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals including the Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals was established in 1874 and is over 134 years of existence. The organization has given dedicated and relentless service to all types of sick and injured animals. Regarding No. of animals 9000 – 10000 animals are treated in a year approximately whereas 300 – 400 are always in-patient approximately. Our organization is registered with the Charity Commissioner; our Registered No.F-304 (BOM) dated 2nd June 1953 under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950.

The Bombay SPCA is effectively controlling cruelties to animals in Mumbai. During the last several years, we have tried our level best to render efficient services to sick and injured animals. We have started new projects such as a Cardiac Centre, an Intensive Care Unit, a Blood Bank, an Animal Birth Control Centre, an Electric Crematorium,a Shelter for Ownerless animals and many more initiatives. This has been made possible because of the generous support received from our well wishers / donors.

The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals including the Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for AnimalsWe take a pledge to provide further and better services to the animal world by incorporating new concepts of Animal Welfare and Animal Rights by extending our services in the Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals and by reducing cruelties on animals in the city of Bombay by employing SPCA Inspectors, social workers and by way of spreading education and awareness programmes.


Animal Birth Control Ward

This ward can accommodate 85 Dogs and 25 Cats for their sterilization process.

Kennel Space

Kennel Space for 125 Surgical dog cases and 55 medical cases, 45 cats at a time

Isolation Ward for Infectious/Contaigous Diseases

Rabies: There are 6 kennels for the rabies dogs. Distemper: There are 8 kennels for the distemper cases. Gastroenteritis: There are 8 kennels for gastroenteritis cases.

Cattle Ward

The Cattle Ward has a capacity of 50 Cattle as well as an open paddock for 60 Cattle.

Horse Ward

There are 28 stalls for the horses as well as an open paddock for them to run around in.

Elephant and Camel Ward

Any wild animal brought for treatment to the hospital from Jijamata Udyan, or the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and a Circus are kept in the Elephant and Camel Ward.

Bird Aviary

Our aviary is spacious in that we can keep various types of birds in the Aviary as its capacity is around 150 birds.

Medical Ward for Cats

There is One Medical Ward for Cats having a capacity for 25 Cats independently in Stainless Steel Cages.

Medical Ward for Dogs

There are two medical wards for dogs i.e. named after donor companies – Tata Steel (TS) and Tata Power (TP) having a capacity for keeping 64 dogs in independent kennels.

Maintenance of Ownerless Cats Buddy House

Cat owners also abandon their pets. Generally 60 to 65 abandoned cats are kept.

Surgical Wards

There are two Surgical Wards for Post Operative Care i.e. Old and New Post Operative Recovery having a capacity of 52 kennels.

Cattle Shed

Maintenance of Ownerless Dogs House

Unfortunately, dog owners often abandon their dogs by giving a wrong address or telephone numbers. Dogs are territorial and cannot be left on the road. Generally 60 to 65 abandoned dogs are kept.

spca 2Services Provided

  • Out Patient Department

OPD timings are from 9 am to 2 pm.

  • Hospital Functioning

Hospital is functioning 24 hours and 7 days a week.

  • Veterinary Service to pet owners
  • Ambulance Service

The ambulance service is provided for small and large stray / sick / injured / abandoned animals upto 11 pm.

  • Adoption of ownerless / abandoned animals

Of late it has been seen that owners are abandoning their animals by giving wrong name, address / telephone numbers.

  • Sterilization programme for stray dogs and cats of other NGOs

To control stray population of dogs / cats in Mumbai, NGOs are encouraged to bring stray animals for sterilization in Animal Hospital.

  • Animal Health Camps for Small and Large Animals

Animal Health Camps are being held regularly for inoculation / vaccination of infectious / contagious diseases from time to time.

  • Awareness programmes through Press / Media

Bombay SPCA and Animal Hospital activities are given wide publicity for awareness in public.

  • Lectures and Slide Shows in School and Colleges

Regular awareness programmes is being done in various School / Colleges.

  • Student Groups visits to Bombay SPCA and Animal Hospital

Regular Schools and Colleges are encouraged to visit Bombay SPCA and Animal Hospital for awareness.

  • Animal Welfare Education Programmes

Training courses are regularly held at Animal Hospital as well as on behalf of Animal Welfare Board of India.

  • Mixed Breed Dog Shows

To encourage love for animals, time to time Dogs Shows are held in Animal Hospital.

Rescue Operations:

Currently the Bombay SPCA has fifteen Inspectors attending to reports of cruelty. They conduct raids, at intervals, at the slaughter house and areas where horses are used for rides and to pull carts and carriages as well as on pet shops and markets where animals are sold.

The Bombay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

including The Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals

Dr. S. S. Rau Road, Parel, Bombay 400012.

Tel: +91-22-24137518 | 24135285 | 24135434

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