About The NSPCA

For 60 years, the NSPCA has been protecting our country’s animals.

We prevent cruelty, promote kindness and alleviate the suffering of animals.

Our objective is to serve and protect ALL animals, to uplift their welfare and to ensure that the protection they have under South African law is upheld and respected.

About Us

We prevent cruelty to animals, on a national basis

News

15/02/2018

Alarmingly low returns for Million Dollar Pigeon Race

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is concerned by the low number of pigeons that have returned to their loft of the South African Million Dollar […]
02/02/2018

Ethical pâté de foie gras?

This seeming contradiction in terms may soon become a commercially viable reality. According to a recent article published by The Guardian, a California-based company, Hampton Creek, […]
11/01/2018

UPDATE on dog shot in Melmoth area

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) investigated the matter of the deputy mayor and his bodyguards for the cruel shooting of a dog in the Melmoth […]

SPCAs in SA

For a list of SPCAs and contact information click here.

Adopting from an SPCA

SPCAs do not give away animals nor do they sell animals.

Animals are ADOPTED. This may seem like we are playing word games but there is a big difference. Let us explain.
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Career as an Inspector

Do you fancy a career as an Inspector?

Inspectors receive ongoing training throughout their careers and the NSPCA ensures that courses for Inspectors and Senior Inspectors are regularly updated, reviewed and revised in order to ensure that high standards are maintained.
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SPCA structure in South Africa

Individual SPCAs are not branches of the NSPCA but are autonomous members who must be registered with the NSPCA which administers the SPCA Act 169 of 1993.
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