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Pizza party!

Pizza party!

The schools fundraising campaign is a vital part of the multi-faceted 1000 Paws project, which involves raffles, the schools campaign and sponsorships in addition to the actual event. A HUGE ‘thank you’ to the schools that took part and filled...

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Mandela Day kindness

Mandela Day kindness

Mooi River Primary School delivered a surprise hamper of blankets and food to our kennels in celebration of Mandela Day. Thank you to everyone involved for your kind support – you’d have made the great man proud.

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Thank you to the Royal Show

Thank you to the Royal Show

A sincere thank you to the organisers of the Royal Agricultural Show, whose Novelty Auction raised funds for the three Midlands SPCAs: Mooi River, Umngeni-Howick, and Pietermaritzburg. Seen here is our Inspector, Kevin Khumalo, receiving the...

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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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