SPCA Mooi River News

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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Outreach programme

Outreach programme

A government-sponsored outreach programme took place in Rietvlei recently and 110 dogs and 20 cats were sterilised. The SPCA was asked by the Department of Agriculture to assist with this community project the day before it started and we were...

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Thank you all

Thank you all

In the weeks preceding the Hill’s 1000 Paws event, we would like to say a huge and sincere thank you to everyone who is putting so much effort into ensuring this is the biggest and best Hill’s 1000 Paws ever. Teachers and pupils at...

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Last Year’s 1000 Paws!

Last Year’s 1000 Paws!

Make a note! The 11th annual 1000 Paws Walk for SPCA will be held on Sunday 14 July 2019 at the usual venue of Hilton College. Look out for details of the bumper, new-look event! Last year’s 1000 Paws Walk brought in over R70 000 for each of the...

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Outreach beneficiaries

Outreach beneficiaries

The main focus of our work is helping animals in need – which often means helping their human owners. People in our rural areas have no access to veterinarians or healthcare for their animals that are vital to them for food, wealth, security and...

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Compassionate leave at UKZN

Compassionate leave at UKZN

We are so impressed – the University of KwaZulu-Natal has introduced a pet-bereavement policy that allows staff a day off to mourn a departed pet. Similar pet-bereavement and ‘pawternity’ leave (when pet owners have adopted a new pet) is becoming...

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