The Llys Nini Animal Centre is located on the former Llys Nini farm in Penllergaer, Swansea.
The site is approximately 78 acres in size. It was purchased by the now Llys Nini Branch of the RSPCA in 1996 and converted into a purpose-designed animal rehabilitation centre which opened in April 1997.
It includes an administration block (with an education room), animal treatment areas, accommodation for 57 dogs and 72 cats as well as a miscellaneous animals block which can house all sorts of animals including seals and other wildlife.
The Cattery provides interior and exterior space for each cat. Cats are usually housed individually. An isolation area provides quite respite space for new mothers and sick cats.
Cats ready for rehoming are on view in the main part of the block. Staff are always on hand to give advise and answer questions. Cats needing a new home can be seen on the animal pages.
There are 3 separate kennel blocks. A, B and C plus 2 sets of large exercise pens, a very large run and exercise paddock.
Each kennel has an inside and outside space. At night the dogs are locked inside their kennel where they stay warm and can sleep in a special bed area.
The dogs can be seen from the outside of the blocks but only staff and specially trained volunteers are allowed inside. Dogs needing a new home can be seen on the animal pages.
The Miscellaneous Block (also known as D Block) provides accommodation for a variety of different sorts of animals, seals, rabbits, ferrets, birds, small mammals, wildlife and in an emergency even farm animals, reptiles, amphibians and insects and spiders.
Rabbits, ferrets, birds and other small animals needing a new home can be viewed on the animal pages.
This block houses the reception and shop, offices and our meeting/education room. We ask all visitors, on arrival, to come to reception to sign them in and then sign out so that we know, for safety reasons, who is on site.
The shop carries a variety of pet products and specialist foods. If we don't have something in stock, we are happy to order it for you. All the profit from our shop goes directly back to the Animal Centre to help to care for the animals.
During the summer months, Llys Nini is home to RSPCA Cymru rescued ponies. For more information on rehoming one of these ponies or another RSPCA rescue equine go to RSPCA Equine Rehoming
We are currently constructing a number of trails and walks throughout the grounds. We welcome to visit during opening hours and explore our 78 acres. There is a leaflet, of the trails and points of interest available at Reception.
A large variety of wild woodland birds can be seen from the bird hide. The hide is situated in the car park, it is open throughout Llys Nini's opening hours.
Visitors are welcomed to view the animals at Llys Nini between 11.00am and 3.45pm, every day except Wednesday. The Animal Supplies Shop is open between 9:15am and 5:00pm. The Reception Desk is manned during these hours and can be contacted on 01792 229435 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Llys Nini Animal Centre offers the following services:
Once fit and healthy all our animals are available for rehoming. The first step is to visit Llys Nini to find an animal that you like. We can advise as to the animals needs and help you decide if an animal would be a good pet for you.
Microchipping of cats, dogs, ferrets and rabbits at a subsidised rates of only £12.50 per animal (commonly £25) Please make an appointment.
We can provide vouchers for subsidised cat neutering of female cats for pet owners on low incomes. Please contact the Reception desk.Back to Top
Our Pet Supplies shop is open Thursday to Tuesday between 9.15am and 5.00pm and 9.15am and 4.30pm on a Wednesday
Animal viewing is between 11:00am and 3:45pm every day except wednesday
Late night opening every Tuesday 5:00pm to 7:00pm by appointment. There will be no late opening on Tuesday 19th January
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