Offers pour in to foster shopping bag mutt

2015-07-14 14:36

Offers have started pouring in for a little mutt named Trax who is recovering after being found tied up and dumped in a shopping bag next to a railway line in the Western Cape.

15 dogs poisoned in Joburg suburb

2015-07-07 09:03

Fifteen dogs have been poisoned in Crystal Park in Benoni, east of Johannesburg, but police are confident they have nabbed the gang responsible for this.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Retired pastor saves mangy mutt tied up in plastic bag

2015-07-13 14:53

A mangy dog tied up and left in a plastic bag next to a railway line in Helderberg in the Western Cape is lucky to have found a saviour in the form of a retired pastor.

Tjokkie the discarded dog gets new home

2015-07-05 14:49

A dog which had been dumped in the veld outside Pretoria with a pile of food and discarded will be adopted this week.

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.

More dogs poisoned

2015-05-25 09:07

The poisoning of dogs is a national problem affecting both rural and urban areas and is closely linked to organised crime.

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.

Bestiality: no longer taboo?

2015-02-17 13:21

Is it 'against nature' and 'a disgusting thing to do'? CyberShrink gives us his take on bestiality or 'zoophilia'.

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.

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