SPCA’s accusations a publicity stunt, says Boswell

2016-02-05 11:11

Natal Zoological Gardens owner Brian Boswell has described the NSPCA’s campaign for him to release Opal the orangutan as a “publicity stunt”.

Dogs, cats being moved out of Simon's Town

2015-11-19 20:34

The SPCA is evacuating cats and dogs from areas in Simon's Town affected by a raging fire.

SPCA staffer stoned while collecting sick dog

2015-10-09 16:33

A Cape of Good Hope SPCA collections officer has laid charges of assault against four men after being stoned while collecting a dog for euthanasia in Delft.

Woman gets off lightly for animal cruelty

2015-10-05 10:20

A Durban woman previously charged with animal cruelty by Kloof SPCA, has been sentenced to a R1 000 fine on charges of animal cruelty.

Raising wild animals as pets a growing phenomenon - SPCA

2015-08-05 17:17

It's not illegal to keep exotic wild animals as pets, but the law should be changed, the SPCA says, as photos of a tiger cub tied up in its owner's backyard circulated on Facebook.

Schnauzer breeder apologises after SPCA confiscates dogs

2015-07-10 17:30

An Ermelo businesswoman has promised to cease all breeding after more than 100 of her dogs were handed over to the SPCA last month.

Brave pooch stabbed while protecting his owner

2015-07-03 15:19

An elderly man who was grappling with a house robber was saved by his Bullmastiff Gus, who attacked the knife-wielding home invader.

Cold? Not me, much-loved Zim dog seems to say

2015-07-01 10:44

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has shared the heart-warming tale of a dog in a coat in the middle of a bitterly-cold Zimbabwean winter.

Pair fined for feeding brandy & Coke to monkey

2015-06-23 10:54

Two people have been convicted of animal cruelty after allegedly giving brandy and Coke to a Capuchin monkey and neglecting another monkey.

'Snake cam' to the rescue at Durban & Coast SPCA

2015-06-02 11:25

With the help of a small and powerful "snake cam", the Durban & Coast SPCA is able to see inaccessible places and locate animals, usually puppies, in need of rescue.


Durban car crash leads to dog's rescue from stormwater drain

2016-01-11 14:00

A car crash on the N2 in Durban has led to the rescue of a dog that had been trapped in a stormwater drain.

Free State man fined R4 000 for animal cruelty

2015-11-10 16:30

A Free State man has been fined R4 000 for catching a dog in a trap to protect his chickens, the SPCA says.

Isis the pitbull an unlikely saviour for snared dogs

2015-10-08 16:19

A Durban man and his pit bull Isis have developed a reputation as ad hoc trackers – helping to find two dogs trapped in snares in the bush near his Waterfall home in as many months.

Man critical after dog attack in Meyerton

2015-09-30 22:13

A 59-year-old man is fighting for his life after being mauled by a pair of dogs in Meyerton, outside Vereeniging, paramedics say.

Two lions die at liquidated lodge

2015-07-21 18:10

Two lions have died and two others are seriously underweight following a legal battle between the former owners and the liquidators of Lechwe Lodge just outside Kroonstad.

Calf of stray cow delights SPCA's Cape farmyard

2015-07-07 17:21

A “delightful” calf has joined a farmyard of stray animals at the SPCA in Cape Town after one of its jersey cows gave birth, the organisation has reported.

No bail for alleged goat rapist

2015-07-02 19:33

A Sharpville man accused of bestiality and animal cruelty after allegedly sexually assaulting and strangling a goat to death, has been denied bail in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.

Post-mortem reveals goat was raped and strangled

2015-06-26 09:16

A post-mortem report has confirmed that a goat that died in Vereeniging last week had been strangled and raped, the SPCA says.

'Animal rapist' caught having sex with goat

2015-06-20 13:03

A case of bestiality has been opened after a man was caught having sex with a goat in Sharpeville.

Durban's cat hotel up and running

2015-05-29 19:07

The Durban and Coast SPCA has opened a “kitty hotel” to accommodate nearly a dozen stray cats that have made the organisation a permanent home.

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