ARTICLES RELATING TO SPCA

Activists condemn Bulawayo cull

2015-03-02 17:23

Animal rights activists in Zimbabwe have condemned a decision by the city council of Bulawayo to shoot stray dogs to curb incidences of rabies.

Abandoned Scottish dog wanted the world over

2015-01-09 17:57

Dog lovers from around the world are competing to adopt a mongrel with a serious eye condition abandoned by its owner at a railway station with a suitcase of belongings.

Stolen huskies reunited with owner

2014-12-01 16:21

Three of five huskies stolen from a Pretoria man by women posing as SPCA inspectors have been reunited with him.

Modise to meet police over farm animals - report

2014-11-02 14:47

NCOP chair Thandi Modise has declined to confirm a report that she will be meeting with police to discuss the discovery of dead and starving animals on her North West farm earlier this year.

Joburg woman throws puppy over spiked fence

2014-09-04 19:35

A woman has been arrested for allegedly throwing a puppy over a spiked fence in Daveyton on the East Rand, Ekurhuleni metro police say.

Marathon dig in the dark to save stuck puppy

2014-08-20 15:21

Cheers and applause erupted in the middle of the night after a rescue team of 15 people managed to retrieve an 8-week-old puppy from a drain pipe.

Is greyhound racing coming back to SA?

2014-08-14 13:55

Animal welfare groups have accused government ministers of having “dollar signs in their eyes” after putting greyhound racing back on the agenda.

SPCA considers charging giraffe driver

2014-08-01 11:08

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is considering laying charges against the driver transporting a giraffe that died in Gauteng.

SPCA laying charges against Modise

2014-07-25 12:14

Criminal charges will be laid against against National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise following allegations of neglect of animals on her North West farm, the NSPCA says.

DA: Another state farm found with animals mistreated

2014-07-17 23:42

Another farm, owned by the state, has been found outside Hartbeesfontein in the North West where pigs have been mistreated, the Democratic Alliance says.

 

Outrage as children imitate dog fighting

2015-01-12 09:10

Children are being forced to imitate real dog fights, with bets placed on which child would cause the most injuries through biting and scratching, according to a report.

Injured rodeo bull made to suffer

2014-12-03 15:58

Charges have been laid after a bull broke its leg at a rodeo in the Free State, and had to suffer because the NSPCA was refused permission to euthanase the animal immediately.

Cape Town SPCA charity shop gutted by fire

2014-11-14 13:16

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA has been hit with a devastating blow after a fire destroyed its charity shop. Arson is suspected.

Dog shot dead in Cape Town family's yard

2014-09-10 13:18

A Cape Town family has been left traumatised after their dog was shot dead in their yard at the weekend. The dog was shot straight in the heart.

Matrics used chickens as rugby balls - witness

2014-08-29 19:17

The SPCA has visited Mondeor High School after reports of two chickens being kicked to death by five matric pupils at the school.

Suspected dog smugglers released on bail

2014-08-19 19:52

Two Angolan men suspected of smuggling dogs have been released on bail of R5 000 each by the Springbok Magistrate's Court.

DA concerned about interference in farm probe

2014-08-01 20:13

The DA has expressed concern about alleged interference in the investigation of cruelty to animals at NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise's North West farm.

4 injured in pit bull attack

2014-07-31 19:45

Four people have been injured after being attacked by pit bulls in Heidelberg, Gauteng.

Woman killed by pitbulls in E Cape

2014-07-18 15:50

Eastern Cape police say a woman has been killed by pitbulls in Baysville, East London while walking along a road.

SPCA to probe Modise's brother's farm - report

2014-07-15 14:46

The National Council of SPCAs says it can't confirm a report that it intends to investigate Thandi Modise's brother's farm following allegations of animal neglect.

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