Kids up to Guy Fawkes mischief in Cape Town as SPCA prepare for rogue fireworks

2019-11-05 17:14

Youth in and around Cape Town got up to mischief for Guy Fawkes Day as the SPCA prepared itself for people to discharge rogue fireworks despite no official sites being dedicated.

'Disease, overcrowding, pneumonia' - NSPCA warns of dire conditions in shipment to Kuwaiti abattoir

2019-10-01 05:21

Animal rights activists are trying to stop over 60 000 goats, sheep and cows being shipped to a Kuwaiti abattoir, saying many of them would die en route.

As many as 1 000 dogs poisoned per week in SA

2019-08-03 07:43

Almost 40 dogs have been poisoned in a suburb in Roodepoort.

Family reunited with missing husky after 10 years - 'We thought he was gone forever'

2019-07-25 08:17

In an unbelievable "tail" of surviving a dog-eat-dog world, a family was reunited with their husky this month, exactly 10 years after he went missing from their home in Cape Town.

Baby seal beating: Man pleads guilty after caught on video attacking seal pup

2019-07-09 16:17

A man has pleaded guilty to crimes, in terms of the Animal Protection Act, after being caught on video stabbing a seal pup and smashing its body against a boat.

68 horses found starving or dead near Lesotho border

2019-07-08 20:00

The SPCA found 68 horses in a terrible state near the Lesotho border.

PICS: New leash on life for 52 dogs rescued from Bloem horror house

2019-04-12 12:54

A new leash on life is expected for 52 dogs, most of them deformed, who were rescued from horrendous living conditions at a house in Springfontein, the Bloemfontein SPCA said.

2 puppies rescued after their ears were cut off

2019-03-06 19:05

Two puppies have been rescued from a house in Bloemside, Bloemfontein, during a community support project after their ears were cut off.

Alleged puppy mutilator caught while trying to sell 3-legged dog in Cape Town

2019-02-26 18:07

A man has been arrested after allegedly mutilating the hind leg of a puppy and trying to sell it to Cape Town animal lovers desperate to help find the dog medical care.

SPCA seizes 45 dogs from show judge, breeder

2019-02-05 07:33

The SPCA says it has seized 45 dogs, many with serious health problems, from the Benoni home of a "well known" show dog judge and breeder.


Response to City of Cape Town's fireworks sites ban mainly positive

2019-10-14 14:18

There has been a largely positive reaction to the news that the City of Cape Town will not have any designated sites for fireworks this year.

WATCH | NSPCA uncovers animal cruelty - lion, tiger carcasses found in freezer

2019-08-03 14:11

The National Council of SPCAs is filing a second criminal case against a lion breeding farm in Lichtenburg in the North West after the organisation uncovered more large scale animal cruelty.

Two dogs shot after biting cops who stormed Cape Town home

2019-08-01 08:31

A Cape Town family has questioned the force that police officers allegedly used when storming their home, which resulted in their two pitbulls being shot and injured.

WATCH: 'Dangerous' baboon on the loose in Northcliff - 'People should stay indoors'

2019-07-17 15:24

The Community Led Animal Welfare Group is urging Northcliff residents to be vigilant while they are hot on the trail of a baboon that is on the loose in the area.

PICS: SPCA saves starving, abused horses from Lesotho army

2019-07-09 11:46

The SPCA in Bloemfontein has confiscated 68 starving and emaciated horses from the Lesotho army. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES.

Man pushes wounded dog 6km in wheelbarrow to get help at SPCA: 'Her feet couldn’t carry her anymore, she lost a lot of blood'

2019-07-05 15:59

He walked for hours to the vet with his injured dog that was allegedly stabbed during an attempted break-in.

WATCH: KZN hailstorm kills hundreds of falcons, more than 1 000 rescued

2019-03-12 15:11

A massive rescue effort has been launched in KwaZulu-Natalafter a hailstorm hit a roosting site for migratory falcons. Watch.

Aww! Firefighter's quick thinking saves puppy stuck in drain

2019-03-01 07:24

Firefighters may have nerves of steel to run into big blazes, but they also have soft hearts - and rescuing a puppy is the perfect way to show it.

SPCA determined that Cape Town dog killers get punished

2019-02-25 16:03

The SPCA is determined to see the men who beat a dog to death in Cape Town receive a stiff sentence. WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGE.

Bobby, the abused dog, in recovery after donations stream in to SPCA

2019-01-16 07:33

Bobby, the abused dog which was chained up for eight months, will soon see happier days, as he recovers from surgery.

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