NSPCA Launches Urgent Legal Appeal For Lions

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has lodged an urgent interdict against the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to suspend DEA’s authorisation of lion bone exports. The NSPCA has long been actively involved in addressing the cruelty in the...

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Elephant At Johannesburg Zoo Dies

The National Council of SPCAs has grave concerns surrounding the death of the elephant bull at the Johannesburg Zoo on Tuesday, 4 September 2018. It was brought to light that the elephant had been down since Monday and that...

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Charges Laid Against Mohair Farmers

The NSPCA has laid charges against four mohair farmers following a recent exposé by the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), who uncovered brutal abuse on farms in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape...

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Prosecution Of Thandi Modise To Go Ahead

Gerrie Nel to prosecute Thandi Modise on charges of animal abuse AfriForum and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) today announced during a media conference that Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of the civil rights...

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Governmental Departments Pass The Buck

Recent media coverage has highlighted a problem with communication between the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) regarding which department is responsible for the welfare of captive lions. The National Council...

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Court Rules On Modise Case Veterinarian

High court rules: Modise case veterinarian contravened Veterinary Council Rules In 2015, the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) laid a complaint against Dr S.A. Abbas with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) for unprofessional conduct in terms of the...

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Devastating Knysna Fires

The NSPCA dispatched our Disaster Teams early this morning from Alberton to assist animals affected by the devastating fires in the Knysna area. Many animals have been left displaced and some severely injured and requiring the intervention of the...

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