NSPCA threatens Transnet with criminal charges over alleged plans with cats

2017-03-15 19:02

The NSPCA has condemned Transnet's alleged plan to poison stray cats on its properties, saying it would bring criminal charges if the company went through with it but Transnet says it has no such plans.

Donkeys hides smuggled from SA to China for medicine

2017-02-26 21:26

A Johannesburg businessman was arrested last week after falsely declaring a shipment of 300 donkey hides at OR Tambo airport.

NSPCA staff attacked in Gauteng while trying to save chickens

2017-01-04 21:51

Bystanders have attacked NSPCA staff after a truck carrying 3 000 chickens overturned on the N12 highway between Lenasia and Westonaria.

Piet Croucamp, NSPCA in animal cruelty spat

2016-12-07 16:17

Political commentator and former presenter of the kykNET series Megaboere, Piet Croucamp, and the NSPCA are accusing each other of animal cruelty.

Exhibition on this weekend for SPCA Alexandra clinic

2016-08-20 14:10

Dog and art enthusiasts can visit Graham’s Fine Art Gallery in Bryanston this weekend to help the Sandton SPCA raise money for its mobile clinic project.

Dogfight billboard was an NSPCA publicity stunt

2016-06-27 21:30

An advert for a dogfighting event in Johannesburg, which caused a furore on social media, was part of an NSPCA advertising campaign.

Legalising rhino horn trade will add to poaching - NSPCA

2015-11-27 14:37

The National Council of SPCAs has slammed a Pretoria High Court decision to allow the trade of rhino horn in the country, arguing the move will add to the poaching scourge.

Pigs scream in 'inhumane' gas pits before slaughter - NSPCA

2015-11-23 17:35

The National Council of SPCAs has described filming pigs that scream in anguish and try to escape from a pit while being gassed before their slaughter at a Pork Packers abattoir on the East Rand. WARNING: Video may upset sensitive viewers.

Shelters would rather euthanise than donate dogs to SAPS - police

2015-10-08 13:45

Animal shelters would rather put dogs to sleep than donate them to the police’s dog unit, Western Cape police have said.

Pitbull owner faces charges after mauled man left critical

2015-10-01 10:55

Police have opened a case against the owner of two pitbulls who mauled and seriously injured a man in Meyerton, Gauteng, the NSPCA says.


10 donkeys slaughtered, 100 skins found on North West farm

2017-03-01 21:02

The NSPCA has discovered 100 donkey skins and 10 donkeys which are believed to have been unlawfully slaughtered at a lion farm in the North West, says the organisation.

NSPCA offers reward to help find man in viral bestiality clip

2017-02-10 14:22

The National Council of SPCAs is offering a reward of R5 000 for information about a man who filmed himself having sex with a dog in Tonga, outside Komatipoort.

ConCourt recognises NSPCA’s powers to prosecute

2016-12-08 20:02

The NSPCA now has the powers to independently prosecute suspects after the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the organisation.

Ten arrested for dog fighting in Soweto

2016-08-29 18:40

Ten people have been arrested for allegedly being involved in dog fighting in a veld in Dobsonville, Soweto, the NSPCA Special Investigations Unit said.

Dog killers jailed

2016-07-11 20:02

Four men who used a stray dog as "bait" to train dogs for fighting were sentenced to a total of two years’ imprisonment by a Pretoria court, the NSPCA said on Monday.

Jail for man who abused 21 dogs

2015-12-18 20:01

A Dobsonville man has been sentenced to three years in jail after he was found guilty on 21 charges of animal cruelty, including repeatedly beating an elderly greyhound with a knobkierie, the NSPCA says.

We're trying to avoid suffering - abattoir on gassing pigs

2015-11-24 08:18

The Pork Packers abattoir, which is in the crosshairs of the NSPCA over its method of gassing pigs before slaughtering them, has said its methods create less suffering for the animals. WARNING: Video may upset sensitive viewers.

Tshepisong residents take action against dog fights

2015-11-13 20:09

Residents of Tshepisong near Roodepoort have taken action against a group of people who have allegedly been involved in conducting dog fights, the National Council of the SPCA says.

Animals and elderly hit hardest by Jozi heatwave

2015-10-06 21:03

As a heatwave continues to grip most of Gauteng, old age homes are taking extra precautions and the NSPCA has called on animal owners to be vigilant as well.

Limpopo hunting farm did nothing wrong - environment dept

2015-09-08 20:15

The hunting farm outside Alldays at the centre of a social media outcry is doing everything by the book, the Limpopo environment department says, following a visit to the farm.

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