ARTICLES RELATING TO SPCA

Baboon hands found dangling from Cape Town home's wall

2017-03-25 06:52

Baboon limbs have been found hanging from the wall of a home in Belville, Cape Town, allegedly to protect it from intruders, the Cape of Good Hope SPCA says.

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18 donkeys skinned alive

2017-01-30 12:27

The hunt is on for over 100 donkeys that have disappeared from a plot of land in KwaZulu-Natal near the Lesotho border where 18 donkeys were found skinned alive last week.

Rabbits at Cape Town nursery kept in 'parasitic, inhumane' conditions – SPCA

2017-01-27 15:11

A nursery in Fish Hoek has been issued a warning by the SPCA after it was found that it was keeping rabbits in "inhumane" and "parasitic" conditions.

Phoenix rising: Dog ready for new home after getting shot in gang crossfire

2017-01-13 13:03

The SPCA is looking for a new home for a dog that was shot in the head in April 2016 during gang violence in Blue Downs.

Pet rescue: A day in the life of SPCA inspectors

2017-01-09 18:01

When I joined the Durban and Coast SPCA on their rounds, I was told eight cases was a quiet day.

PICS: Abused 'clamp dog' finds new home

2017-01-06 19:00

A dog which was found with a steel clamp inserted in its leg has been adopted after being nursed back to health by members of the Amanzimtoti SPCA.

Dog impaled on fence due to fireworks - photo sparks Facebook outcry

2017-01-01 16:42

A photograph of a dog impaled on a fence has gone viral on Facebook after the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Barberton posted the graphic image to show the effects fireworks can have on animals.

3 not so little pigs rescued on Cape Town highway

2016-12-21 21:55

Three bound pigs - two 250kg sows and a boar - have been rescued while being transported in a station wagon and a trailer in Cape Town.

'Angel' dog fills gap in lonely granny's heart

2016-12-21 10:15

2016 was not a very good year, at least for two souls in Cape Town for whom the year was filled with suffering and pain... until they met.

 

One-eyed, one-eared Jack Russell needs a loving home

2017-03-14 14:33

The Bloemfontein SPCA is looking for a home for a one-eyed, one-eared, 8-month-old Jack Russell puppy who was found at a school in the city.

More donkeys allegedly skinned alive found

2017-01-31 11:05

More dead donkeys thought to have been skinned alive have been found near the Lesotho border in KwaZulu-Natal, following the 18 that were found last week.

Police intervene after 'hostile reception' over rabbits

2017-01-27 22:35

Police had to be called to the Valyland Nursery in Fish Hoek on Friday after staff refused to hand rabbits which had been kept under “inhumane” conditions to an SPCA inspector.

Family dog mauls 3-year-old to death

2017-01-14 22:11

A three-year-old girl has been mauled to death by their family dog in Locke Place in Mayville, Durban.

Chicken slaughterhouse sold rotten meat to public

2017-01-11 20:59

The SPCA has shut down an illegal chicken slaughterhouse that sold rotten meat to the public in Soweto.

Achilles heals

2017-01-09 10:48

A dog, brought into the Amazimtoti SPCA with a metal clamp wedged through his leg, finally has his happy ending.

Huge improvement on effect of fireworks on animals

2017-01-03 09:51

While many residents may have been astounded at some of the big bangs exploding in neighbourhoods over New Year, there has been a huge improvement in terms of the effect of fireworks on animals this year compared to other years.

Sausage dog saved by mysteriously-triggered house alarm

2016-12-29 07:55

A triggered alarm has saved a sausage’s dog life after an armed response officer found the dog struggling in a swimming pool in Cape Town.

'Dead animals were maggot-infested' - SPCA on rodent supplier

2016-12-21 17:58

Animal protection authorities have expressed shock and concern over the discovery of animal cruelty at a rodent supplier in Alverstone in Durban.

Trapped puppy rescued after 33 hours in drain pipe

2016-11-29 11:27

A puppy has been rescued in Pretoria after being trapped in a drain pipe at a block of flats for more than 30 hours.

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