Juno, The Rescued Brown Hyena

On 26 September 2013, Inspector Wendy Willson of the NSPCA’s Wildlife Protection Unit was instrumental in the safe capture of the juvenile brown hyena that had been wandering in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg over a period of several...

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Skins n Things

Ever given a thought to the life of the zebra whose skin you’ve just walked over, or the porcupine whose quills you’ve added to your African themed table setting? Probably not or possibly only a fleeting thought. Every year...

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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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Choose Alternatives To Dairy

The dairy Industry in South Africa (and all over the world really): Did you know: Just like people, cows must give birth in order to produce milk. In order to maximize production, dairy cows spend their lives in a...

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Magic Fish

“Magic Fish” are fish eggs imported from Asia. They are packed in very small bowls and all the purchasers need to do is add water and the supplied food – and wait for the fish eggs to hatch. The...

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Fish Memory

Fish DO have a good memory and can even be sneaky Fish do not have a three second memory and are in fact quite cunning, according to scientists. Researchers found that fish remember potential predators for months. They are...

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Cruelty Charges Laid Against Protester

The NSPCA was alerted to an incident where a masked man was pictured swinging a cat before throwing it into a fire during ongoing protest action in Zwelihle, Hermanus in the Western Cape in July 2018. The NSPCA immediately...

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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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