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SPCA prosecutes woman for starving her horses

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 3:01 pm | SPCA

Lisa Corfield, who had earlier pleaded guilty to four charges, was today sentenced in the Christchurch District Court to 250 hours’ community work, ordered to pay $300 towards legal costs and $7,046.08 in reparations. She was also disqualified ... More >>

SPCA prosecutes Lower Hutt couple

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 1:18 pm | SPCA

SPCA has charged a Lower Hutt couple who failed to seek veterinary treatment for their dog after its wounded back foot was found crawling with maggots. Pu Cheng Loong and Shu Zheng Loong, who had earlier entered guilty pleas, were last week disqualified ... More >>

SPCA invites you to Jazz on the Hilltop

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:47 pm | SPCA

But for the Wellington Fever Hospital’s 100th birthday, people will be able to hear the birthday songs, with a jazz concert called ‘Jazz on the Hilltop’. More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for failing to provide vet care

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 5:02 pm | SPCA

A man has been prosecuted by SPCA for ill-treating his dog after he failed to provide veterinary treatment when it was suffering from cancerous oral, facial, and nasal lesions. More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for failing to provide vet care for dog

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 2:00 pm | SPCA

A man has been prosecuted by SPCA for ill-treating his dog after he failed to provide veterinary treatment when it was suffering from cancerous oral, facial, and nasal lesions. More >>

SPCA calls on Kiwis and pups to unite for ‘pawsome’ event

Monday, 30 September 2019, 12:02 pm | SPCA

30 September 2019: SPCA is calling for Kiwis and their pups to join the pack and sign up for this year’s Great NZ Paws Walk. More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for beating a dog after it bit daughter

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:55 am | SPCA

A man has been prosecuted by SPCA for wilfully ill-treating an animal, after he beat a dog so hard its eye was left as a ‘bloody pulp’. More >>

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:32 am | SPCA

A pet store business, E Z Step Ltd trading as Petstop, has been prosecuted by SPCA for improper care of a kitten, a water dragon, and two geckos in its stores. More >>

SPCA’s Hobsonville Centre officially open

Monday, 16 September 2019, 11:18 am | SPCA

The newest SPCA centre in the country is now open, located in the fast-growing area of Hobsonville, in Auckland’s North West. More >>

Free pet roosters to a good home in September

Monday, 26 August 2019, 4:20 pm | SPCA

SPCA Auckland Centre in Mangere is over-stocked with roosters so all rooster adoptions are FREE during the month of September. More >>

SPCA appoints new General Manager - Inspectorate

Monday, 19 August 2019, 2:16 pm | SPCA

SPCA is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Phillips as its new General Manager - Inspectorate. More >>

SPCA’s most wanted: Animal foster families across the nation

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 4:54 pm | SPCA

SPCA centres across New Zealand are asking kind-hearted Kiwis to open their homes and hearts and become foster parents to animals in need. More >>

SPCA prosecutes Christchurch man

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 5:45 pm | SPCA

A Christchurch man has been prosecuted by SPCA after he failed to ensure that the physical, health and behavioural needs of his horse were met by failing to provide proper and sufficient food. More >>

Horse sanctuary owner prosecuted after neglecting pony

Monday, 22 July 2019, 11:54 am | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been sentenced after neglecting a pony in her care, causing the pony prolonged and unnecessary pain. More >>

SPCA’s sweetest day returns to help animals in need

Monday, 22 July 2019, 11:46 am | SPCA

22 July 2019: SPCA is recruiting Kiwi bakers and cake-lovers to dust off their aprons and bake for animals in need for its annual Cupcake Day fundraiser on 5 August. Cupcake Day has been supported by Kiwis for eleven years, collectively raising $2.6 million ... More >>

SPCA prosecutes man who threw dog against wall

Monday, 15 July 2019, 3:07 pm | SPCA

A Mount Maunganui man’s moment of anger where he threw a dog against a wall, causing it to go blind in one eye, has ended with SPCA prosecuting him. More >>

Man fined $10,000 after failing to care for his pony

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 1:39 pm | SPCA

A Palmerston North man has been sentenced after neglecting to provide appropriate and timely health interventions for his pony, which resulted in the pony suffering from chronic, active inflammation laminitis. More >>

Dedicated animal lovers’ service celebrated

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:43 pm | SPCA

To mark the beginning of National Volunteer Week, the winners of the 2019 SPCA Purina Volunteer Awards have been announced. The awards celebrate the efforts of thousands of Kiwis who volunteer their time, talent and energy to SPCA and to honour those ... More >>

Keep your pets safe from the elements this winter

Friday, 14 June 2019, 11:48 am | SPCA

It’s officially winter and SPCA is urging animal owners to take special care of their pets during the colder days. More >>

Protecting pets from second-hand smoke

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 12:02 pm | SPCA

As part of World Smokefree Day on 31 May, SPCA is calling for pet owners to learn about, and act to reduce, the health impacts of second-hand smoke on animals. More >>

 

 

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