ARTICLES RELATING TO ANIMAL ABUSE

Vet in Modise case guilty of breaking rules

2015-05-19 15:04

The veterinarian who assisted the NSPCA in their investigation on Thandi Modise’s farm in North West has been found guilty on two charges of contravening the SA Veterinary Council’s rules.

We will continue to fight rodeos - SPCA

2015-05-07 15:34

The National Council of the SPCA will continue to approach the courts until proper regulations are put into place or until all rodeo events are cancelled, the SPCA says.

Video of dogs being killed prompts protests in Iran

2015-04-20 14:30

A short film showing several stray dogs being brutally killed in Iran that went viral has prompted protests with celebrities joining animal lovers in condemning the cruelty.

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.

Brutal conditions at bear bile farms in Vietnam

2014-12-11 12:27

Bears kept on farms in one of Vietnam's most famous tourism destinations, Ha Long Bay, are being kept in 'shocking' conditions in order to extract their bile, an animal rights group says.

Minister: Denmark seeks to ban bestiality

2014-10-12 21:20

Denmark's government has proposed a new law banning sex with animals, saying it needs to put a leash on bestiality so that the country doesn't become a zoophile hotspot.

Man fined R10 000 for animal abuse

2014-09-11 17:41

A man has been found guilty in the Vryheid Magistrates Court on charges of animal cruelty, and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment or a fine of R10 000.

Fur fury over Investec tenant

2014-08-21 08:11

An animal rights activist has spent years raising awareness over a luxury clothing shop selling fur, but Investec says they see nothing wrong with the business.

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.

 

Painted monkey rescued in Kloof undergoing treatment

2015-05-11 07:57

A monkey seen in Kloof after being doused with white paint, has been found and is in the care of animal specialists.

Australian jailed for killing 9 puppies with a brick

2015-05-04 11:00

An Australian man has been jailed for 18 months on animal cruelty charges after bludgeoning to death nine puppies with a brick while high on methamphetamine, commonly known as ice.

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.

Free State highway a dumping ground for cat, dog bodies

2015-03-18 10:19

The R700 highway in Free State seems to have become the dumping ground for the carcasses of cats and dogs, Netwerk24 has reported.

3 rhino poaching syndicate accused get bail

2014-12-30 11:34

Three of the 10 alleged members of a rhino poaching syndicate accused of killing 22 rhino over several years have been granted bail in the North Gauteng High Court.

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.

Man appears for beating goat to death

2014-10-08 22:34

A 26-year-old man has appeared in the Nkomazi Magistrate's Court for allegedly beating a goat to death, Mpumalanga police say.

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.

‘Crush porn’ producer nabbed in Sea Point

2014-08-19 11:28

An arrest has been made for the “crush porn” video which features two Cape Town schoolgirls stomping on fish while engaging in sexual acts.

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.

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