South African Army Horses Neglected

Inspectors from the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) were horrified to discover that horses in the care of the South African Army Special Infantry Capability (SAASIC) unit of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) were starving to death....

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Lion Killed For Being A Wild Animal

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) condemns the unnecessary destruction of a lion that was kept in captivity at a facility in Limpopo. Footage of a lion attacking a man that had entered the lion’s enclosure has been circulated...

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NSPCA Inspects Nkandla Homestead

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) received a complaint of animals being abandoned at the former President’s homestead in Nkandla, situated in Kwa Zulu Natal. It was alleged that there were only security personnel at the premises and that...

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Elephants Of Eden – Case Postponed

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) reports that the criminal case against Elephants of Eden and their directors and management, including Lizette Withers, for cruelty to elephants was brought before the Alexandria Regional Court on 23 February 2018 and has...

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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 area on 25 November 2017, and the findings were more horrific than originally...

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Metal Chains For Confined Calves

During an inspection in 2016 at Malati Dairy and Fruit Juices, which is a dairy farm in Gravelotte, Limpopo, the NSPCA’s Farm Animal Protection Unit discovered that replacement heifer calves were being chained with metal chains inside raised single...

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Minimal Fine For Abused Hens

In June 2016, the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) laid charges against Mr Labuschagne, the manager of Harcos Farm in Odendaalsrus in the Freestate after the discovery of seriously injured chickens that had broken legs and were left to...

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