Find your nearest animal control centre, animal welfare organizations, and/or universities that are involved in animal welfare activities!
 
All the locations you see on the map are where we have visited to hear their stories and see the facilities.
 
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【Hokkaido】

 

【The Tōhoku Region】

(Miyagi Prefecture)Miyagi Animal Welfare Shelter
Address:〒981-3326 69-4 Akaishimo Mukaida, Tomiya City, Miyagi
Phone:022-358-7888
Website:https://www.pref.miyagi.jp/soshiki/doubutuaigo/top-page.html
 
(Miyagi Prefecture)Sendai City Animal Control Center
Address:〒983-0034 6-3-3 Ougimachi Miyagino Ku, Sendai City, Miyagi
Phone:022-258-1626
Hours: M-F, 8:30-5:00PM
Website:http://www.city.sendai.jp/dobutsu/kurashi/shizen/petto/hogodobutsu/oshirase/kanricenter/index.html
 

【The Kantō Region】

(Ibaraki Prefecture)Ibaraki Prefectural Animal Control Center
Address:〒309-1606 47 Hizawa Kasama City, Ibaraki
Phone:0296-72-1200(weekdays 8:30AM-5:15PM)
Website:https://www.pref.ibaraki.jp/soshiki/hokenfukushi/doshise/
 
(Chiba Prefecture)Chiba Animal Welfare Shelter
Address:〒286-0211 709-1 Goryo Tomisato City, Chiba
Phone:0476-93-5711
Hours:Mondays – Fridays, 8:30AM-5:15PM (except holidays)
Website:https://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/aigo/
 

【The Hokuriku Region】

(Nagano Prefecture)Nagano Animal Welfare Shelter (“Hello Animal”)
Address:〒384-0041 2725 Maechinden, Hishidaira, Komoro City, Nagano
Phone:0267-24-5071
Hours:Tuesdays – Sundays, 9:30AM-4:00PM
*Closed on Mondays and the first Tuesday of a month
Website:http://www.pref.nagano.lg.jp/dobutsuaigo/
 

【The Tōkai region】

(Aichi Prefecture)Nagoya City Animal Welfare Shelter
Address:〒464-0022 2-106 Peace Park, Chikusa Ku, Nagoya City, Aichi
Phone:052-762-0380、052-762-1515
Hours:Tuesdays – Sundays, 9:30AM-4:30PM
*Closed on Mondays(Closed on Tuesday when Monday is a holiday)
Website:http://www.city.nagoya.jp/kurashi/category/15-7-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0.html
 
(Gifu Prefecture)Gifu Animal Welfare Shelter
Address:〒501-3781 593 Kataji, Mino City, Gifu
Phone:0575-34-0050
Hours:W-M, 9:30AM-4:30PM
*Closed on Tuesdays
Website:http://www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/kurashi/dobutsu/dobutsu-aigo/22515/
 

【The Kansai Region】

(Kyoto)Kyoto Animal Welfare Shelter
Address:〒601-8103 11 Kamitobabutsugenji Cho, Minami Ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Phone:075-671-0336
Hours:9:00AM-5:00PM
*Closed on Thursdays (closed on Friday if Thursday is a holiday), and new year holidays
Website:http://kyoto-ani-love.com/
 
(Kyoto)Ritsumeikan University -cat society-
Address:〒603-8577 56-1 Toujiin Kitamachi, Kita Ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Interview Record:http://pawer.jp/blog/ritscat/
 
(Shiga Prefecture)Shiga Animal Conservation and Management Center
Address:〒520-3252 136-98 Iwane Konan City, Shiga
Phone:0748-75-1911
Hours:Mondays – Fridays, and Sundays, 10:00AM-4:30PM
*closed on Saturdays and the 4th Sunday
Website:http://www.pref.shiga.lg.jp/e/dobutsu/
 
(Shiga Prefecture)Shiga Animal Conservation and Management Center
Address:〒520-0246 1-24-2 Ooginosato, Otsu City, Shiga
Phone:077-574-4601
Hours:Mondays – Fridays, 8:45AM-5:15PM
*closed on the weekends
Website:http://www.city.otsu.lg.jp/soshiki/021/1442/
 
(Osaka)Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporation Animal Refuge Kansai
Address:〒563-0131 595 Ohara Toyono Gun Nose Cho, Osaka
Phone:072-737-0712 10:00-17:00
Hours:10:00AM-5:00PM
E-mail: ark@arkbark.net
Website:http://www.arkbark.net/
 
(Nara)Chuwa Animal Control and Welfare Center
Address:〒633-2112 89 Oouda Koutsuke, Uda City, Nara
Phone:074-583-2631
Hours:8:30AM – 5:15PM
Website:http://www.pref.nara.jp/1734.htm/
 

【The Chūgoku region 】

(Okayama)Okayama Animal Welfare Center
Address:〒709-2105 2750 Mitsuita, Kita Ku, Okayama City, Okayama
Phone:086-724-9512
Hours:W-M 9:30AM ~ 4:00PM
*Closed on Tuesdays
Website:http://www.pref.okayama.jp/soshiki/191/
 

【The Shikoku Region】

(Tokushima)NPO HEART TOKUSHIMA
Phone:080-3927-0660
Volunteers are welcome!
Website:http://www.heart-tokushima.com/WELCOME/Welcome.html
 
(Tokushima)Tokushima Animal Welfare and Control Center
Address:〒771-3201 333 Hase, Ano, Kamiyamacho, Myozai Gun, Tokuchima
Phone:088-636-6122 
Hours:Tue-Sun 9:30AM ~ 4:00PM
*Closed on Mondays
Website:http://our.pref.tokushima.jp/aigo/
 

【Kyushu】

(Miyazaki Prefecture)Miyazaki Central Animal Conservation and Management Center
Address:4654 Shinobo, Ose Cho, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki
Phone:0985-28-2111(weekdays:8:30AM-5:00PM)
Website:https://dog.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/
 
(Miyazaki Prefecture)Himawarinoie
Address:4654 Shinobo, Ose Cho, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki
Phone:0985-75-0215
E-mail: tier-heim@live.jp
Website:http://himawarinoie.miyachan.cc/
 
(Miyazaki Prefecture)Inochino House Hogoya
Address:〒880-1222 2581 Yatsushiro Kitamata, Kunitomi Cho, Miyazaki
Opened Hours for Adoption:Every Sundays, 2:00PM-4:00PM
Website:http://xxinunekoxx.web.fc2.com/
 
(Kagoshima Prefecture)Kagoshima Animal Welfare Shelter
Address: 〒899-5105 1493-1 Oda Hayato Cho, Kirishima City, Kagoshima
Phone:0995-44-6301
Hours:9:00AM-5:00PM, *Closed on Tuesdays and Holidays
Website:http://dogcat.pref.kagoshima.jp/
 
(Kagoshima Prefecture)waco
contact info:To contact, visit waco’s website
https://wacokagoshima.wordpress.com/%E3%82%B3%E3%83%B3%E3%82%BF%E3%82%AF%E3%83%88/
Webcite:https://wacokagoshima.wordpress.com/
 

【Okinawa】

 

【Overseas】

2016-MAY
(United States)Ojai Humane Society
(United States)Paw Works
(United States)TLC
(United States)D.A.W.G
(United States)Santa Barbara Humane Society
(United States)Shelter Hope Pet Shop
(United States)Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center
(United States)Ventura County Animal Services
(United States)K-9PALS
 
2016-OCTOBER
(Germany)Tierheim
 
(England)Dogs Trust
(England)National Animal Welfare Trust
(England)Battersea Dogs & Cats Home