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, which develops plant-based alternatives to animal products, has recently entered the arena of...

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The Truth About Captive Lions

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) and Blood Lions® have released a new short film to the public to create awareness about the welfare of captive bred lions and other predators in South Africa.    The National Council of...

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Criminals Posing As SPCA Employees

The NSPCA issues an urgent appeal to members of the public to be extra cautious when permitting access to private property. This follows after an incident in Kempton Park, where three unknown persons posed as SPCA employees to gain...

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Taiwan’s Ban On Eating Cats And Dogs

The National Council of SPCAs adds our voice of approval to the internationally hailed progress for animal welfare. Lawmakers in Taiwan have announced that the eating of dogs and cats has been banned. This is a momentous and significant...

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Theft At NSPCA

The National Council of SPCAs reports that a trailer used to transport donkeys or other farm animals such as cattle has been stolen from our Alberton premises. A hitch and jockey wheel from the trailer used by our Special...

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Transnet’s Widespread Cat Poisoning Condemned

UPDATE: 20.06.2017 Allegations Regarding Transnet’s Widespread Cat Poisoning Are Unfounded Claims made against Transnet for their alleged proposed method of eradicating cats in and around various premises owned by the company are untrue. The National Council of SPCAs attempted...

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Survey For Schools

Our Animal Ethics Unit would like to invite schools to take part in a survey pertaining to the methods and materials used for educational purposes. We have created a survey because we would like to know more about the...

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