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Just a dog by Richard Biby

From time to time people tell me, “Lighten up. It’s just a dog.” or “That’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance travelled, time spent or costs involved for “Just a...

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1000 Paws 2019 – what a great day!

Gloriously warm weather and an exciting lineup of events contributed to this year’s Hills 1000 Paws Walk for SPCA being a resounding success. Figures indicate that there was over 1 200 people and around 740 dogs (significantly up from the 533...

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The 2019 – 2020 committee

At the first meeting after the AGM in July, the new committee was finalised. The new committee members are: Gaynor Lawson, Chairperson, PRO and secretary: 082 55 88 928 / glawson@global.co.za Cynthia Myers, Treasurer: 083 305 2273 /...

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Kennels upgrade

We are working on a much needed upgrade at our kennels in Mooi River, where we are sorely in need of new gates and doors for our holding pens and kennels. We intend installing sliding gates in some areas for easier access by our staff when they...

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TOPS is tops!

A very sincere THANK YOU to the organisers of the TOPS Taste Festival for supporting us. This delicious celebration, a highlight of the area’s foodie calendar, resulted in a R10 000 donation to our SPCA. We are also in line for a donation from...

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Dog fighting punishment

Dog fighting punishment

We are heartened by the conviction and sentencing of six individuals for their involvement in the underground world of dog fighting. Six men appeared in the Atteridgeville Magistrate’s Court and were found guilty for their part in dog fighting...

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Have your say about your SPCA

Have your say about your SPCA

This is the community’s animal welfare organisation, so hear about what we do and have your say – join us at the AGM on Friday 26 July at 11.30am at The Wine Cellar in Rosetta. We always need new people to join the volunteer management...

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With our community

With our community

It is a common misperception that SPCA branches across South Africa are financially supported by national government and by the NSPCA. The reality is that every SPCA has to be established and then funded by the community it serves, in accordance...

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