How To Contact the Animal Shelter

The best way to contact Animal Shelter Costa Rica is via the contact form below.  Your information is kept private. We respect privacy and will not rent, sell, share or give your information to any other entity.

If you have a question or concern related to donations, our services, or programs  provided by A.H.P.P.A. Refugio animal shelter in Costa Rica, please complete the form below. We typically respond to emails within a 2 day time frame. The office is closed on weekends; any emails received during that time, will be replied to the following Monday or Tuesday. To view a map click here, then scroll towards the bottom of that page.

The Refugio Hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Note regarding Sundays:  As of April 1st 2012  the shelter will be closed on Sundays.  These hours may change and will be announced and updated on the website, our Facebook page and our Blog.  Sign up for our Newsletter to keep current with all aspects of the Refugio animal shelter.

Contact via Telephone:
(506) 22 67 63 74
(506) 22 67 71 58

Directions to AHPPA Animal Shelter (aka Refugio de Animales):

Turn right on the road west of the large church in central San Rafael de Heredia, keep on this main road going up the hill towards La Condessa Hotel and/or Castillo Country Club.  Continue on this road about 4 km or 10 minutes. You will see a sign at the entrance: Refugio de Animales, Animal Shelter Costa Rica (A.H.P.P.A.) on the right side. We are located 1 km before the Castillo Country Club in San Rafael de Heredia, Costa Rica.


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