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4th of July

The Administrator July 4, 2013 General

Friends and or family living in the USA? Send them a Fourth of July card from!

Picture credit: Krystle Fleming

Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate their freedom and independence from Britain with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings.
So even though you can’t be with them in person, you can show them you [...]

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NSPCA calls for ban on wild animal acts in circuses

The Administrator April 15, 2013 Animals

Video footage received by the NSPCA of an elephant being terrified and beaten has led to criminal charges being laid against the Brian Boswell Circus. This cruelty is shameful!

Picture credit: Animal Defenders International – file picture

The NSPCA has previously raised its serious concerns and objections to the unnecessary use of wild animals in [...]

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Tiger cub found dead in Benoni

The Administrator March 14, 2013 Animals

I don’t want to be a pet – I just want to live free

A public appeal is made for anyone with information relating to the ownership and keeping of a tiger cub, found dead in Benoni, to come forward.
This assistance is required to enable the NSPCA’s Wildlife Protection Unit and Gauteng Conservation Enforcement to trace [...]

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“Sow stalls” must go

The Administrator February 26, 2013 Animals

These creatures have done nothing wrong. They are producing more pigs for the industry only to be either slaughtered or impregnated and then crated to produce more piglets. The NSPCA believes that in the 21st Century, this practice has no moral or ethical values in today’s society.

I just want to be able to cuddle my [...]

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Strikes, violence – and animals suffer.

The Administrator December 6, 2012 Animals

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The SPCA Franschhoek advised the National Council of SPCAs that their manager, “Has her staff locked in at the clinic as the farm workers have been rioting and gathered at the rugby pitch next to the clinic. The SAPS has been firing rubber bullets at the demonstrators as they had got out [...]

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NSPCA takes the lead

The Administrator November 22, 2012 Animals

After a call from Interpol, in the early hours the morning on 22 November 2012, National Council SPCA Inspectors were dispatched to assist in yet another crime involving animals.
This was one of eight transport-related issues responded to by the NSPCA in the last 24 hours and is an indicator of the wide ranging welfare concerns [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Administrator November 22, 2012 General

Happy Thanksgiving!Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the USA on November 22 this year… and of course has lots of free virtual cards for you to send to your family and friends to let them know you are thinking of them on this important day.
What is Thanksgiving Day all about? It’s a time to [...]

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International Animal Week

The Administrator September 19, 2012 Animals

World Animal Day falls on 04 October and marks the start of International Animal Week. The SPCA movement in South Africa takes this opportunity to reach out to our communities to raise awareness and to join us in uplifting the welfare of all animals.

As the saying [...]

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Veld fire hits SPCA Letaba

The Administrator August 14, 2012 Animals

An appeal for assistance is being made on behalf of the SPCA Letaba in Limpopo whose own kennels and operation base were damaged in a runaway veld fire on 06 August 2012. SPCA fire 7 August 2012
It is a huge relief to report that no animals were badly injured. Staff reacted quickly to the emergency [...]

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Happy Birthday Madiba!

The Administrator July 17, 2012 General

The FW de Klerk Foundation would like to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s birthday by reminding South Africans of his enormous contribution to national reconciliation and to the birth of our non-racial constitutional democracy. The following extracts from some of his most famous speeches provide an insight into his courage and his deep commitment to justice, non-racialism [...]

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