Media Statements

15/08/2016

Wildlife rescued in raid

Inspectors from the National SPCA’s Wildlife Protection Unit and officials from the Gauteng Enforcement and Compliance Department and the SAPS Endangered Species Unit conducted a raid […]
15/08/2016

Illegal occupation of Stilfontein (Matlosana) SPCA ends

The Matlosana Animal Shelter and its personnel, who illegally occupied the premises of the SPCA, were evicted by the Sheriff of the Stilfontein Court following an […]
25/07/2016

Elephants of Eden – Criminal Prosecution to Proceed

“I have decided that Lisette Withers and four others should be prosecuted for contravening the Animals Protection Act (Act 71 of 1962) as evidenced in Alexandria […]
25/07/2016

NSPCA Golf Day was a success

The NSPCA Golf Day on the 13th of July 2016 was a huge success! 51 Golfers took part in the day at Kyalami Golf Course, which […]
11/07/2016

Justice at last for duct-taped, chained bait dog

Caring South Africans and animal lovers countrywide can celebrate with the NSPCA’s Special Investigations Unit, knowing that four dog fighters and particularly evil animal abusers are […]
28/06/2016

Dog Fighting – A real and shocking reality in South Africa

A campaign launched by the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) that highlighted the rampant crime of dog fighting in South Africa sparked a wildfire on National […]
27/06/2016

The Dogfight that is advertised is NOT a real event.

HOW DO YOU STOP DOG FIGHTING IN SOUTH AFRICA? YOU START A FAKE DOGFIGHT. Just because the dogfights aren’t advertised, doesn’t mean they don’t happen. They […]
10/06/2016

International Award for Marcelle Meredith

NSPCA Executive Director, Marcelle Meredith has been awarded the Jeannette McDermott award for animal welfare. The award was created in Canada by the World Society for […]
06/06/2016

Elephant Riding – Pressure leads to change

MEDIA STATEMENT: ISSUED ON MONDAY 06 JUNE 2016 ELEPHANT RIDING – PRESSURE LEADS TO CHANGE OF ATTITUDE AND APPROACH The National Council of SPCAs believes that […]
02/06/2016

NSPCA Vice Chairman wins Leadership Award

MEDIA STATEMENT: The National Council of SPCAs could not miss the opportunity to submit a nomination for Jane Marston when the annual Women in Law Enforcement […]
26/05/2016
NSPCA | Elephant eye

NSPCA Grieves for Elephants

NSPCA again grieves for Elephants MEDIA STATEMENT: ISSUED ON 12 May 2016 NSPCA AGAIN GRIEVES FOR ELEPHANTS “We are extremely disappointed and do not feel that […]
07/04/2016
NSPCA |Pomfret

Pomfret and Bray Outreach

Pomfret Community Outreach On the 2 April 2016 a team of 16 members made up of staff from the National Council, Kloof and Highway SPCA and […]
07/04/2016
NSPCA |Landmark-Court-Sentencing

Landmark Court Sentencing

The National Council of SPCAs acknowledges with heartfelt appreciation the significant outcome of the case against Margaretha Catherina (Rina) Joubert. Dedication, commitment and foresight throughout this […]
07/04/2016
NSPCA |Opal

OPAL call for breakthrough

As momentum and overwhelming public support grow for the release of the orang-utan Opal from the facility of Brian Boswell to sanctuary for her last years […]
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