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.

Video shows starving dog, police officer blamed for animal cruelty

A former police officer is in hot water after allegedly leaving 10 dogs to starve at his Johannesburg home. This heartbreaking video shows just one of the animals.

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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.


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.

Hero by name, hero by action

2016-04-08 15:18

A dog dubbed Hero has lived up to his name, staying with an injured canine companion for days – only leaving to fetch food and return it to his injured mate.

EFT and e-wallet payments made for reptile street trade

2016-03-08 05:42

Hawkers selling chameleons, tortoises and snakes on street corners are becoming more advanced, even accepting payment via e-wallet and EFT, the NSPCA has said, pleading with public to stop buying the creatures and end the trade.

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.

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