42 Goats Viciously Killed

A 57-year-old farmer and his 24-year-old son appeared at the Standerton Magistrate’s Court on charges of malicious damage to property and cruelty to animals yesterday. Their arrest followed after they killed 42 goats, belonging to another local man,...

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Reporting Animal Cruelty

HOW TO REPORT CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: Members of the public sometimes witness acts of cruelty towards animals or come across instances of animals being neglected or in need of emergency assistance including in accident or natural disaster situations. ...

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Cruelty On The Internet

Sickening Sights – Facebook and Internet What can be done? The National Council of SPCAs is often called upon “to do something about” a photograph or video footage circulating by email, on a web site or placed on Facebook....

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Animal Hoarding

Click here for our fact sheet on Animal Hoarding Is it a case of do-gooders gone wrong? Who or what exactly is an animal hoarder, the latest “syndrome” recognised by animal welfare organisations? As you might have expected, there...

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NSPCA Confiscates Abused Horses

On 23 July 2018, the NSPCA was at the Potchefstroom base of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) where they witnessed brutal physical abuse being committed to 7 of the horses that were being ridden by the South...

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