To enquire about an animal for adoption, please phone us, don't email unless we've indicated application via email only on the animal's profile

Telephone Numbers

Adoption, fostering and volunteering: (03) 9824 7928 or 0418 389 810

All other enquiries: (03) 9885 1188 or 0418 389 810

Business Hours & Animal Viewing Hours

Business Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM seven days/week

Animal Viewing Hours: 10 AM - 4 PM seven days/week

Christmas day - ONLY open for Lost, Found and Impounded Animals. The Shelter will be closed.: 8 AM - 11.30 AM and 6 PM - 8 PM


Adoption enquiries are generally not answered by email because these enquiries require the expertise of shelter staff who are only available by telephone on (03) 9824 7928 or 0418 389 810 however due to high demand of certain animals there are times, when adoption applications are via email only to ensure our phone lines are not blocked. We indicate if application is by email only on the animal’s profile.

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Shelter Address

36 Weir Street, Glen Iris, VIC Australia - Melways 59:E5

Access road goes under the Tooronga Rd flyover. Follow the orange & blue signs to Stonnington depot.

Mailing Address

Save-a-Dog Scheme Inc
Central Park PO BOX 2325
East Malvern VIC 3145