Media Statements


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 […]

Light up the world for Madiba

18 July 2018 marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday.  On this auspicious day, the NSPCA commemorates our beloved Madiba who honoured the NSPCA […]

Pastor jailed for dog fighting

The NSPCA was alerted by a brave member of the public who reported that a teenage boy and his uncle, Mr James Bennie, who is said […]

Celebrate Madiba with the NSPCA

Join the 67give movement, support the NSPCA and celebrate what would have been Madiba’s 100th Birthday on 18 July 2018! There is a proven correlation between […]

NSPCA saves 14 fighting dogs

On the evening of Friday, 22 June 2018, into the morning of Saturday, 23 June 2018, NSPCA Inspectors were hard at work in the Atteridgeville community […]

A challenge with a greater purpose

Ride for a purpose greater than your personal goals. For the love of animals, help us raise awareness and much needed funds to actively bring an […]

Crating pigs is not Sow Friendly

“CRATING PIGS IS NOT SOW FRIENDLY” – NSPCA OPINION IS IT YOURS? The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is extremely disappointed with the ruling by the […]

The NSPCA needs your vote

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is pleading to the public to vote for the SPCA – National Fund in the Vote4Charity campaign launched by MySchool […]

An exceptional individual acknowledged

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is proud to confirm that Ms Morgane James was awarded the Leadership Award at the ITC 10th Annual Leadership for […]

Shocking plans to relocate Army Horses

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is perturbed by the lack of interest shown by the Government following the euthanasia of 25 horses on 12 April […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

Justice in Tsakane Dog Fighting Case

“All it takes for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing – but in this case a lot of good people chose […]

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 […]

Man sentenced for Illegal Wildlife Trade

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) reports that a man was sentenced in the Krugersdorp Magistrates Court on 12 March 2018, for the illegal sale of […]

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 […]

Animal Survey – no consultation with NSPCA

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has been made aware of a survey that is being circulated amongst the animal welfare community requesting statistics in relation […]

Alarmingly low returns for Million Dollar Pigeon Race

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is concerned by the low number of pigeons that have returned to their loft of the South African Million Dollar […]

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, […]
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