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The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled in favour of the NSPCA regarding the welfare of lions in captivity and how that should affect the setting of an export quota for lion bone.
The National Council of SPCA's is outraged that cases of animal cruelty against the SANDF have not moved forward in a speedy manner.
Pictures purporting to show the beheading of a kitten during a religious ceremony have caused outrage on a local pastor's Facebook page, but sacrificing the animal might not be illegal.
Two malnourished lion cubs rescued from a breeding farm in Lichtenburg have shown incredible signs of progress. WATCH.
Animals should not be used for research purposes, the National Council of SPCAs says.
The National Council of SPCA (NSPCA) says it is appalled to hear that two cheetahs in the North West were illegally captured, resulting in one of them dying.
Workers at the Matlosana SPCA in Klerksdorp have been left traumatised after being targeted by robbers on two occasions in as many weeks.
A Hartbeespoort couple is upset after their neighbour allegedly impaled dead vervet monkeys on poles in full view of them for several days.
Lobby group AfriForum has announced that it will privately prosecute chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise in connection with animal cruelty at her farm.
The SANDF says it has asked the Military Veterinary Institute to help with the care of the animals.
The National Council of SPCAs has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist with costs of AfriForum's animal cruelty case against National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise.
The SPCA in Bloemfontein has confiscated 68 starving and emaciated horses from the Lesotho army. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES.
The National Council of SPCAs has threatened to institute prosecutions for whales that are caught in octopus traps as bycatch.
Six people have been convicted and sentenced to jail for their involvement in illegal dog fighting.
The National Council of SPCAs has received video footage of a group of individuals brutally beating and butchering a live kudu on the street.
The SPCA is determined to see the men who beat a dog to death in Cape Town receive a stiff sentence. WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGE.
The NSPCA has quit the Johannesburg Zoo's Animal Ethics Committee after being excluded from decisions regarding Lammie the Elephant.
The NSPCA says it objects to the lack of proper consideration behind the DEA's decision to increase the quota from 800 to 1 500 while a judicial review is underway.
The SANDF has established a board of inquiry to determine who should bear responsibility for the mistreatment of horses at its base and how to prevent a similar occurrence in the future.
The NSPCA has lambasted the the SANDF over the mistreatment of horses at one of its units.
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