Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (S.P.C.A.) International 

Mission Statement
To advance the safety and well-being of animals.

Vision Statement
Our vision is for all animals to live a life free of cruelty and suffering.

Values Statement
SPCA International embraces, above all, kindness, respect, compassion, awareness and integrity in all aspects of our mission and vision for a cruelty-free world.

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SPCA International works to stop the abuse and suffering of animals with innovative programs that serve both animals and their human caretakers.


SPCA International distributes critical veterinary medical supplies to animal welfare groups throughout the world. As a result, organizations in developing countries have been able to treat more sick and injured animals. SPCA International has distributed millions of dollars in veterinary supplies and medication to shelters on almost every continent.


SPCA International serves and partners with shelters, rescue groups and governments around the world. Through these unique and pioneering partnerships local organizations are able to rescue, treat, rehabilitate, feed, sterilize and home more animals than ever before. Learn More


Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide and Operation Military Pets serves dogs and cats beloved by members of the U.S. military, veterans and their families. With individual grants and extraordinary rescue efforts, SPCA International saves these beloved patriot pets and reunites them with their military friends. Learn More


SPCA International delivers important, actionable information to pet parents, animal activists and concerned citizens to help improve the lives of animals around the world. Serving as an information hub, SPCA International educates concerned citizens about a variety of animal welfare issues.


In 2009, Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters from Broadway Barks presented SPCA International with the Pedigree Certificate of Recognition honoring the success of our popular program "Operation Baghdad Pups".


Many publications and media outlets have featured our work including Fox News, the Early Show, The Washington Post, USA Today, CNN, hundreds of local NBC, ABC, CBS channels nationwide, Headline News, The Military Channel, Military Times, NY Daily News, NY Post, Los Angeles Times, Woman's World, Reuters, Associated Press, Guideposts,,, Seattle PI and the Animal Planet shows "Must Love Cats" and "Underdog to Wonderdog".


SPCA International
P.O. Box 8682
New York, NY 10001

SPCA International is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Click here to download legal and financial documents.

SPCA International is committed to efficiency and transparency. We communicate with our supporters, donors and prospective donors by email, postal mail and other means, both to request contributions and to educate the public about SPCA International's programs, important pet parenting tips, spay and neuter, animal rights and global animal welfare advocacy. These efforts support our mission to advance the safety and well-being of animals. As a result, in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, SPCA International allocates a portion of our fundraising costs to program services. As a nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal taxation, we ensure our donors’ money is spent as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Tax ID #87-0773320

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