ARTICLES RELATING TO NSPCA

NSPCA: Species hybridised to create 'oddities'

2015-02-26 19:04

The NSPCA says inbreeding of wild animals is actively being practised to create sought-after colour mutations and species are intentionally hybridised to create oddities.

Mandela estate commits to cattle care

2014-11-26 16:54

Family of the late president Nelson Mandela have undertaken to ensure the welfare of cattle at his Qunu homestead in the Eastern Cape, the NSPCA says.

Pigeon racing not banned - dept

2014-10-23 18:00

Pigeon racing has not been banned, the environmental affairs department has clarified.

Owls being decapitated in Alex

2014-10-13 11:17

Owls released in Alexandra to fight a rat infestation are being decapitated because people are afraid of them, Owl Rescue says.

SA pig farming is ethical, says Sappo

2014-08-13 20:36

Pig farming by commercial pork producers in the country is ethical and well-managed, says SA Pork Producers' Organisation CEO Simon Streicher.

SPCA to euthanise dogs after distemper outbreak

2014-08-07 20:47

A number of infected dogs at the Alberton SPCA are to be euthanised after the centre was placed under quarantine after a distemper outbreak.

Jozi zoo blasted 'unethical' as animals die

2014-08-06 08:16

Animal welfare campaigners have criticised two international zoos after eight antelopes shipped from Prague to Johannesburg had to be put down after being confined without water for days.

I did nothing wrong: giraffe transporter

2014-08-02 11:47

The company that transported the giraffe that died in Gauteng this week says the bridge the animal hit its head on was too low, the Beeld reports.

120 animals euthanised on Modise's farm

2014-07-08 13:49

So far the number of animals put down on Thandi Modise's North West farm has reached 120, according to the NSPCA.

East Cape sanctuary accused of torturing baby elephants

2014-05-19 13:48

Animal cruelty charges have been laid against an elephant sanctuary in the Eastern Cape over alleged cruelty, the NSPCA says.

 

Frenzied crowd hacks cattle after truck overturns

2015-01-21 15:55

A crowd of people have tried to hack meat off live cattle after a trailer they were being transported in overturned on the N1 in Gauteng.

Better conditions at Modise's farm: NSPCA

2014-10-31 13:14

Conditions at the North West farm belonging to National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise have improved, the NSPCA says.

Pigeon racing, trading illegal - NSPCA

2014-10-22 18:59

The NSPCA says the breeding, trading and racing of pigeons is now illegal.

Zebras on the loose in Hammanskraal

2014-08-28 22:56

The NSPCA is searching for two zebras near Hammanskraal, Pretoria, after they were spotted along the N1.

Estate being investigated over giraffes death

2014-08-12 13:53

An estate near Alberton is being investigated over whether it had the correct permits to bring in and keep giraffes, the Gauteng agriculture department says..

Charges laid against two at Modise farm

2014-08-06 15:13

Charges of intimidation, assault, and kidnapping have been laid against two people at the North West farm of National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise.

Antelope in blood spattered crates euthanised

2014-08-05 21:02

An illegal shipment of antelope headed to the Johannesburg Zoo and a private individual have been euthanised after being found dehydrated and their crates spattered with blood.

NSPCA inspector used K-word - Modise farm manager

2014-07-29 16:24

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm manager has denied threatening two NSPCA inspectors with violence, claiming he saved them from harm at the hands of farmworkers.

Quantum Foods says sorry for animal abuse

2014-06-12 13:08

Quantum Foods, a subsidiary of Pioneer Foods, has unreservedly apologised for the abusive treatment laying hens received at its Phokeng depot in Rustenburg.

NSPCA accuse man of operating illegal rodeo

2014-03-18 15:15

According to the National Council of SPCAs a case has been opened against Koos Dippenaar who is accused of operating an illegal rodeo that took place near Bloemfontein.

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