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

Support Ark each time you shop – this is AMAZING for us!

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Our charity shop is located at 4 Drift Boulevard, Muldersdrift. Opposite the Drift Hotel.

We have a great variety of clothes, kitchen items, toys, decor etc. If you would like to donate items to our shop, you can drop it off at the shelter :)



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Items you can donate to us for our Christmas Wrapping Project:

  1. Paper:
    • Christmas Paper rolls.
    • Tissue paper.
    • Children’s wrapping paper.
  2. Gift bags:
    • Selection of gift bags ranging in size small to extra-large – any colour.
  3. Gift tags:
    • Selection of sticker type gift tags and tie on.
  4. Glue dots:
    • Rolls of glue dots as per Packaging source.
  5. Ribbons:
    • Selection of Voile ribbon.
    • Selection of Paper ribbon.
    • Ribbons to be provided in advance so bows can be made.
  6. Tape:
    • 6 X tape dispensers and spare large rolls sticky.
  7. Scissors:
    • Sharp scissors – 6 per station.

 We are looking for volunteers to man our gift wrapping stations this December at the Broadacres Shopping Centre in Fourways. If you are interested please contact Terry 0825533581. Also any wrapping paper, ribbons, sticky tape etc is also very welcome! Thank you!

Gift Wrapping at Broadacres Shopping Centre in Fourways.

Gift Wrapping at Broadacres Shopping Centre in Fourways.

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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