***CORONAVIRUS UPDATE*** Great News! Following the UK Government Guidelines, we have now been able to re-open our shelter but ONLY for pre-booked animal adoption appointments. All available animals for adoption can be found on our website, please call 01329 667 541 or email: enquiries@rspcasolent.org.uk If you are interested in any of our animals please send a perfect match form to enquiries@rspcasolent.org.uk and then you will be invited into the shelter via appointment only. Please DO NOT just turn up at the shelter unless dropping off any donations. If you have animal welfare concerns, please call our national cruelty line for advice: 0300 1234 999. If you have a badly injured stray or wild animal please call your local vet for advice. Please do not attend a vet practice without calling first. This is an incredibly difficult time for us across the RSPCA and we appreciate your ongoing support The RSPCA Solent Branch or The Stubbington Ark as we are more commonly known is the focus for local animal welfare services covering 400 sq.miles including the Portsmouth and Southampton area. The Stubbington Ark provides care, rehabilitation and rehoming for all manner of animals, domestic, wildlife, farm stock and exotics and there are usually more than 250 animals on site at any one time. The Stubbington Ark is a separately registered branch which comes under the umbrella of the RSPCA. We are completely self-funded, being primarily responsible for raising funds locally. We operate autonomously from the central charity, whilst still following national guidelines.


We have a rescue animal for every home, find the right match for you.


From walking dogs to groundskeeping, the Ark relies on its dedicated team of volunteers.

Private dog boarding

Professionally managed private boarding facilities for your best friend.

Toys and gifts

We are in constant need of toys and equipment for the animals in our care. If you’re not local then please consider buying us something from our Amazon Wishlist!