Retired racehorses stolen for suspected bush racing

2017-04-19 20:42

A retired race horse has been euthanised and another is recovering after they were stolen from stables in Philippi, Cape Town, by suspected “bush racers”.

Police open case against rooster thrower at Stellenbosch party

2017-02-23 12:01

Police are investigating a complaint about a man who threw a rooster up in the air at a Stellenbosch University residence party at the weekend.

Farmer’s 7 dogs poisoned

2016-12-29 12:31

Another Christmas was ruined for an Estcourt farmer after several of his dogs were poisoned and left paralysed.

PICS: Snakes, spiders saved from filthy house

2016-11-16 20:22

Several severely neglected snakes and spiders were rescued from a filthy house in Fairlands, Benoni, the SPCA says.

PICS: Plucked pigeon found with swear word written on his back

2016-09-13 19:43

A pigeon has been found with its tail and back feathers pulled out and a swear word written on its bare back in red ink.

Puppy flung off 4th-floor balcony

2016-06-27 11:51

A Cape Town woman could face charges of animal cruelty after throwing a puppy off a four-storey balcony.

Australian cattle 'sledgehammered' in Vietnam abattoirs

2016-06-17 06:07

Vietnamese abattoir workers have been filmed using sledgehammers to bludgeon Australian cattle, activists say.

WATCH: 'Life Of Pi' trainer whips and berates tiger in undercover video

2016-04-14 12:56

A video released by Peta, where a zoo owner repeatedly whips a performing tiger, has led to the man being charged for animal cruelty in Ontario, Canada.

Woman gets off lightly for animal cruelty

2015-10-05 10:20

A Durban woman previously charged with animal cruelty by Kloof SPCA, has been sentenced to a R1 000 fine on charges of animal cruelty.

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.


Air-gun attacks on monkeys increase

2017-04-18 06:01

Animal lovers in the Upper Highway area of KwaZulu-Natal are angry about the increase in air-gun attacks on monkeys, leaving them incapacitated and sometimes dead.

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.

Man sentenced for beating his dog to death

2016-11-25 17:57

A Ladismith man has been sentenced to a year in prison, suspended for five years, for beating his dog to death.

PICS: Almost 100 cats removed from house in Bloemfontein

2016-11-13 21:26

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty after almost one hundreds cats that were living in dire conditions were removed from a house in Bloemfontein, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says.

Iowa zoo settles lion lawsuit

2016-08-04 18:51

Two African lionesses have been sent to a Colorado sanctuary after an animal group sued their owners for inhumane treatment.

WATCH: Man breaks BMW window (with a rock) to free trapped dog

Leaving your dog in a locked car for whatever reason is never okay. And when this gentleman saw a dog trapped inside a car, he went into absolute gorilla-mode to free the bewildered animal.

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Hermes hit by SA ostrich farm cruelty claims

2016-06-01 14:39

Hermes is on the back foot over claims of cruelty at a SA farm that allegedly supplies skins used in its luxury handbags.

Earless, abused pitbull terrier tossed over SPCA wall

2016-03-11 08:55

The SPCA in Bloemfontein reported that an abused and emaciated pitbull terrier suffering from distemper and severe injuries was thrown over the wall into their property, most likely as it was no longer considered 'fit' to fight.

Rescue dogs bring joy to childhoods

2015-07-03 15:14

Your children can learn valuable life-lessons from owning a rescue dog

Mumbai's horse-drawn carriages banned

2015-06-09 13:17

Operators of Mumbai's horse-drawn carriages will have to rein in operations within a year - afteras the Indian city ruled that the practice was cruel.

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