SPCA Mooi River News

A great day for 1000 Paws 2018

A great day for 1000 Paws 2018

The 10th annual 1000 Paws Walk on Sunday 15 July went off extremely well, despite a cold, damp Saturday. Luckily Sunday dawned cool but sunny, and people came in their droves to enjoy a fantastic day of walking and playing with their dogs in...

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Hairy heraldry

Hairy heraldry

Coats of arms first came about as a way to differentiate and identify medieval knights and they remain regulated by the college of arms to this day. Animals of all sorts, real and imaginary (think dragons and griffons), appear in coats of arms...

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Be careful with toys

Be careful with toys

We love to share fun play things with our pets, but care should be taken that pets are not left alone with balls or rubber toys. Plastic and rubber balls can be mangled in powerful jaws and the bits can create a stomach blockage if swallowed...

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Civvies fun for the SPCA

Civvies fun for the SPCA

Thank you to Treverton Primary School, who recently held a Civvies Day in aid of our SPCA. The youngsters were charged a ‘fee’ to wear civvies, and raised so much that they were able to donate dog and cat food, blankets, as well as cash, for our...

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What an animal angel

What an animal angel

Money raised by selling books at The Wine Cellar in Rosetta makes a significant dent in our veterinary and/or medicine bills and we are always asking for more books to sell. We also need more benefactors like the mystery man who came and bought...

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Thank you to our 1000 Paws donors

Thank you to our 1000 Paws donors

A sincere thank you to everyone who has been kind enough to donate wonderful prizes for this year’s Hills 1000 Paws event. We have been lucky enough to receive meal vouchers, stays at luxury hotels and B&Bs, vouchers for craft breweries, and...

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Counting down the days!

Counting down the days!

We are counting down the days to the 10th annual 1000 Paws Walk for SPCA, sponsored by Hills and N3TC.  This is the major fundraiser for the three SPCA branches in the Midlands, namely Mooi River, Howick-Umngeni and Pietermaritzburg, and takes...

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