|Wendy Wilson gets Medal of Heroism for her fight against Animal Cruelty||
At a gala event following the 10th Women in Law Enforcement Congress, Inspector Wendy Willson, Manager of the NSPCA’s Special Investigations Unit, was awarded the Medal of Heroism. The ceremony was...
Posted on 01-06-2017More
|VICTORY FOR ELEPHANTS||
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) welcomes the judgement of the Pietermaritzburg High Court prohibiting the export of elephants from South Africa.
The High Court action followed when circus...
Posted on 30-05-2017More
|Pet Ownership in South Africa is becoming more challenging||
Whilst it is a very sensitive subject, it should still be one that needs to get more attention indeed. On the one side, laws on animal care and ownership should become stricter, and on the other side...
Posted on 17-05-2017More
|Free Seminar on Dog Safety on the Beach||
It is always a contentious issue when a beach is declared leash free. On the one side, there is nothing nicer than seeing a dog run freely and wagging it's tail out of delight of freedom and...
Posted on 24-04-2017More
|New Pet Travel Scams||
New Pet Owners often fall victim to pet scams and usually it does not just hurt your pocket, but also your heart. When a pet owner is about to get themselves a new pet, they often rely only on the...
Posted on 21-04-2017More
|PetLounge is awarded a Gold Medal||
The 28th annual Logistics Achiever Awards has conferred its Gold Medal on The PetLounge, an initiative of BidAir Cargo.
The PetLounge moves over 40 000 pets domestically every year on kulula.com and...
Posted on 20-04-2017More
|HOME SWEET HOME FOR 19 DONKEY SURVIVORS||
The National Council of SPCAs is delighted to report a positive, uplifting and heart-warming outcome relating to donkeys rescued from the horrific trade in their skins.
We report that 5 donkeys have...
Posted on 19-04-2017More
|Digby and the Gang go from Rags to Riches||
Digby, Imogen, Honey and TJ (aka Digby and the Gang) from TEARS Animal Rescue in Cape Town, have gone from the shelter to stardom and loving homes, as heroes of a new campaign for Hill’s Pet...
Posted on 15-04-2017More
|Video Shelter pets via a Pet Shop||
There are thousands of animal shelters in around the world. And most of them are overcrowded. Yet, people keep spending a lot of money to buy a pet rather than adopting one.
At Priceless Pets they...
Posted on 03-04-2017More
|Compulsory Law for Muzzling Dogs in Public areas||
NSSPCA have announced after a long time in the making, that according to the newly amended Animal Protection Act that all dogs who enter public areas, eg, dog parks and pet friendly beaches need to...
Posted on 31-03-2017More
|Obesity in your pets & Why is fat bad for you?||
For years we thought of fat as being excess baggage, the excess weight mechanically weighed down on joints and the spine causing (or accelerating) joint surface deterioration and eventually...
Posted on 28-03-2017More
|Cats that make hacking, retching, gagging and coughing noises||
Should you be worried if your cat is making hacking gagging retching or coughing noises, but not bringing up a hairball?
Hi Dr Larry, I hope you are well. I wanted to ask you if it would...
Posted on 23-03-2017More
|6 Ways to help your cat live longer||
Cats are wonderful companions providing us with comfort and affection. If you’re a cat owner, it is only natural to imagine the lifespan of your feline friend. Just how long does and...
Posted on 22-03-2017More
|Newborn Baby and Pets: How to Introduce and Prepare||
Living in a family with no kids and no pets can be boring, as the two makes a home both lively and warm. From time immemorial, homeowners have always had pets. According to statistics, up to 47% of...
Posted on 20-03-2017More
|Cape Town pet owners supported another fun walk along their beautiful promenade||
Mdzananda Animal Clinic hosted their annual Paws on the Promenade Fun Walk, and Vondi's Pet Nutrition sponsored the Fun Walk. PetHealthCare.co.za was there to photograph some of the happy fluffy...
Posted on 19-03-2017More
|NSPCA shocked at SA LOTTO to Cut Animals out of their Fund Allocations||
Thursday 16 March 2017 : LOTTO’S SHOCK DECISION - ANIMAL WELFARE EXCLUDED FROM FUNDING
“Certain programmes that reside in the Charities Sector, including Animal Welfare Organisations, have been...
Posted on 16-03-2017More
|Transnet Cat Poisoning Condemned NSPCA Seeking Witnesses||
15 March 2017: TRANSNET’S WIDESPREAD CAT POISONING CONDEMNED - APPEAL FOR WITNESSES
People with information to please urgently contact: DIALE RATSELA on 071 550 7733
Transnet’s proposed method of...
Posted on 15-03-2017More
|Why is muzzling your dog a good thing?||
Unleashed Possibilities Dog Training explains the benefits of muzzling your dog in public places
"Bad dogs wear muzzles."
"Dangerous dogs wear muzzles."
"Muzzles are a last resort."
"I would never...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
|Is Pet Poisoning on the rise in South Africa?||
Pet Poisoning : This horrible saga continues.
I really hoped that I would not have to write a warning about this again soon. I could not go to sleep with a clear conscience if I did not warn...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
|A little boy finds himself the perfect best friend||
A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard.
As he was driving the last nail into the post, he...
Posted on 08-03-2017More