Welcome to Ark Animal Centre


We are the leading puppy shelter of South Africa. We are a non-profit organisation specialising in puppies, pregnant mom’s and small breed dogs, based less than 10 minutes from Fourways/Dainfern, Johannesburg South Africa.

We are a puppy paradise for our animals. Our aim is to change the consciousness in attitude of people towards animals in South Africa through education and awareness and to promote animal welfare & animal rights.

PBO Number: 930053318

Click here to read what all is available at the Ark Animal Centre premises


Our Upcoming Events

October: Charity Fun Day

23 October


Spoil your family and pooches with a day out for a cause! Meet some new furr-ends and share in the fun!

Renewal Institute presents a Charity Fun Day in support of Ark Animal Centre! Time: 10h00 – 14h00 Ticket prices: R50 adults | R30 teens 12-18 yrs | R10 children under 12 | Dogs get in for FREE! Food and refreshments | Market | Competitions & Prizes | Lucky draws Jumping Castle | Face painting | Vaccinations by Ark vet | Microchipping Click here to get tickets , or here to join the FaceBook Event See other upcoming events here

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What we do

This incredible 4 minute video will give you an inside understanding of who and what the Ark Animal Centre is, and how you can get involved and help make a difference :)

Big thank you to the following people who made this video possible: Eilidh Goosen Rick Joaquim of Duck Rabbit Studios, Andrew John Lonie Kasmario Fankis C.A. Van Aswegen of FiX Post Production, Adam Lomas & Brian Mullany of Fireball Productions

Puppies for adoption

Please visit our Puppies for Adoption Album on Facebook to view our gallery of gorgeous puppies looking for their forever home. To check out some of the pups we have already found homes for, visit our Happily Ever After page. If you would be interested in assisting Ark Animal Centre, take a look at the Get Involved page to see how you can help us out.  


Love Your Country ♥ Love Your Animals

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