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.

Dog, puppies left to starve to death in home

2016-11-16 20:22

Criminal charges of animal cruelty are to be lodged against a man who left his dog and her puppies to die without food and water in an abandoned house in Wolwerivier, the SPCA has said. WARNING: ARTICLE CONTAINS IMAGE SOME MAY FIND DISTURBING.

SPCA probes shooting of dogs in Durban

2016-11-01 20:18

The Kloof and Highway SPCA says it is investigating the shooting of two dogs in Wyebank, near New Germany.

Protect your pets during festive season – SPCA

2016-10-25 10:16

With the festive season around the corner, KwaZulu-Natal’s Kloof and Highway SPCA has pleaded with pet owners to take the necessary steps to protect their animals.

Mystery surrounds fate of monitor lizard locked in school toilet

2016-07-07 13:07

The fate of a monitor lizard which was photographed locked in a Cosmo City school toilet – and with a wire wound around its tail – remains unknown, animal welfare organisation Claw says.

NSPCA investigating dog fighting advert

2016-06-27 12:32

The NSPCA is investigating an apparent dog fighting event which has been advertised on a website and mobile billboard in Johannesburg.

Bloemfontein SPCA to lay charges after cow beaten with knobkierrie

2016-06-15 17:57

The Bloemfontein SPCA says it will lay a charge of animal cruelty after a man allegedly beat and injured a cow in Bloemspruit.

80 dogs, cats put down as SPCA runs out of cage space

2016-05-31 21:38

Overcrowded cages and piles of debt have forced the Mpumalanga SPCA in Mbombela to put down 80 animals.

Dog survives after being dragged 50m under car

2016-05-12 21:13

A dog has been dragged 50m under a car in Bloemfontein after it was apparently frightened by lightning and ran in front of the vehicle.

SPCA probe after Pit Bull killed with spade in Cape Town

2016-05-04 19:00

The SPCA may lay an animal abuse charge after a Pit Bull Terrier was killed with a spade in Rocklands, Mitchells Plain.


PICS: Snakes, spiders saved from filthy house

2016-11-16 20:22

Several severely neglected snakes and spiders were rescued from a filthy house in Fairlands, Benoni, the SPCA says.

PICS: Almost 100 cats removed from house in Bloemfontein

2016-11-13 21:26

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty after almost one hundreds cats that were living in dire conditions were removed from a house in Bloemfontein, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says.

SPCA urges KZN pet owners to claim runaway pets after weekend fireworks

2016-10-31 19:07

The Kloof and Highway SPCA in KwaZulu-Natal is appealing to pet owners, whose animals have gone missing after the weekend fireworks, to come forward and identify them.

Delicate surgery gifted to puppy that is now ‘eating like a trooper’

2016-09-07 07:11

The Johannesburg SPCA has performed an R8 000 surgery to save a puppy with a condition that prevented her from keeping her food down.

Puppy flung from 4th-floor balcony ready for a new home - SPCA

2016-07-05 10:21

The puppy that was flung off a fourth-floor balcony in Cape Town by its owner is ready to be adopted, the SPCA says.

Rescued 4-week-old puppy euthanised

2016-06-20 18:07

A four-month-old puppy, which was saved in a dramatic six-hour rescue last week, has been put down after it tested positive for canine parvoviris, the Kloof and Highway SPCA say.

Animals sure to woof and meow in approval at launch of SA's largest adoption kennel

2016-06-10 11:39

The most advanced and largest adoption kennel of its kind in South Africa has been launched in Grassy Park, Cape Town.

Brave dog saves owner from Pit Bull attack

2016-05-13 09:26

A dog has bravely knocked off a Pit Bull which was attacking his teenage owner while they were walking on their street in Durban.

Brakpan SPCA seeks assistance after robbery

2016-05-06 19:45

The SPCA in Brakpan, east of Johannesburg, is appealing to the public and companies to help it repair damages and replace items stolen at its offices.

SPCA urges Mpumalanga traffic authorities to help save horses

2016-04-18 13:30

The SPCA has asked Mpumalanga traffic officials to consider reducing the speed limit in the historic town of Kaapsehoop to prevent the continued deaths of horses on the road.

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