ARTICLES RELATING TO SPCA

Blind students 'terrorised' by dog

2017-05-18 07:06

After a recent attack by a dog on four blind students at KZN Blind and Deaf Society in Pietermaritzburg, boarders at the Northdale college say they live in fear.

Animal rescue group forced to euthanise 600+ animals as Zim crisis bites

2017-05-04 06:01

An animal rights group in Zimbabwe says it has has to euthanise more than 630 animals so far this year as a growing economic crisis pushes more ans more unwanted pets onto the streets.

3 arrested for illegal hunting in Eastern Cape

2017-04-08 18:49

Eastern Cape police say three men have been arrested for illegal hunting and being in possession of endangered wild animals.

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.

 

Rescued donkeys find new homes

2017-05-04 15:06

Skittish and confused, the 80 donkeys that were rescued from being skinned alive last month have been given a second chance at a happy life.

19 donkeys moved to places of safety - SPCA

2017-04-18 18:43

A total of 19 donkeys have been rescued from the risk of being stolen and slaughtered for their skins, the national council of SPCAs has said.

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.

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