ARTICLES RELATING TO SPCA

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.

North West dairy farmer guilty of animal cruelty

2015-04-20 12:00

A North West dairy farmer now has a criminal record after admitting to charges of animal cruelty, the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) says.

Should we name and shame?

2015-03-09 12:02

Pamela Simpson weighs in on why we shouldn't point fingers in times of disaster and chaos.

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.

 

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.

Hadeda dies after being shot with 'toy' arrow in Kloof

2015-05-26 08:35

The SPCA in KwaZulu-Natal has urged people not to target animals with their "toys" after a hadeda has died being shot with an arrow in Kloof.

Dog rescued after 2 days of torture

2015-04-09 15:29

A dog in Pietermaritzburg has been rescued by the SPCA after being stuck in a snare for two days.

Boy arrested for sawing off puppy's ears

2015-03-06 11:15

A 14-year-old Free State boy has been arrested for allegedly cutting off a dog's ears, and attempting to saw off its tail, according to a report.

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.

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