Žarkovica Animal Shelter

The temporary home for over THREE hundred dogs in dubrovnik...

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“I can't do everything but I can do something“


Adopt a Pet from Žarkovica animal shelter



We desperately need volunteers to help our dogs and there are a lot of things you can do to help us if you are visiting or live in Dubrovnik. Our volunteer roles include dog walking, photography, transporting dogs, social media, fixing/building dog runs and more. 

View volunteer roles here...



Opening hours:    7am-7pm every day

Address:   Žarkovica ul., 20207, Bosanka, Croatia

Postal address (for donations): See Donations page for more info.

Getting here

  • By public transport: Catch bus 17 from Pile Gate (in Old City of Dubrovnik). It should be labelled Bosanka - it runs all day (roughly every hour) and it stops right outside the shelter.

  • By taxi/UBER: From the old city of Dubrovnik, our shelter is just a 15 minute drive away.

Contact number:  +385 91 591 8434 (English or Croatian) or +385 91 881 5711 (Croatian only)

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