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SPCA prosecutes after man violently abuses dog

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:21 pm | SPCA

A Canterbury man has today been sentenced after complaints were made that he was regularly beating his dog George over a period of eight months. More >>

SPCA Desexing Caravan is back in Porirua

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 2:04 pm | SPCA

SPCA’s Wellington Centre has announced their desexing caravan will be in Porirua for another year. More >>

SPCA launches Snip ‘n’ Chip in Hutt Valley

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 4:46 pm | SPCA

SPCA Wellington Centre launches Snip ‘n’ Chip in Hutt Valley SPCA’s Wellington Centre has relaunched their desexing campaign, offering discounted and affordable desexing and microchipping to cat and dog owners, this time across the Hutt Valley ... More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for starving his three dogs

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 3:54 pm | SPCA

A Northland man has been sentenced by the Whangarei District Court for starving his three pet dogs. More >>

The SPCA’s Food Safety Tips for Pet Owners at Easter

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 11:47 am | SPCA

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Canterbury couple convicted for ill-treating an animal

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 11:09 am | SPCA

A Canterbury couple was sentenced by the Christchurch District Court yesterday after the woman did not follow veterinary recommendations for her terminally-ill cat, and the man obstructed and threatened SPCA Inspectors with physical violence. More >>

Woman prosecuted after her dog was found emaciated

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:54 pm | SPCA

Waikato woman prosecuted after her dog was found emaciated A Waikato woman was sentenced today after her dog was found extremely thin, with pressure sores and unable to stand without pain. Nadine Pereteaho Tawha was convicted in the Hamilton District Court ... More >>

SPCA announces worst cases of animal cruelty in New Zealand

Monday, 26 February 2018, 9:20 am | SPCA

The SPCA List of Shame has been released today, highlighting 11 of the most shameful cases of animal cruelty in 2017. The list includes a five year old Lab starved to death, a duck with its beak blown up by a firecracker and a neglected horse left ... More >>

Equine dentist sentenced for smashing pony’s teeth

Monday, 12 February 2018, 11:38 am | SPCA

As a result of a brutally botched dental treatment on a pony, a Wellington equine dentist was last week convicted of ill-treating a pony. More >>

Horse’s eye injury left untreated for nearly five months

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 2:09 pm | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been sentenced after she failed to seek veterinary treatment for her horse’s significant eye injury. More >>

SPCA Prosecutes Auckland Man After His Dog Starved to Death

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:22 pm | SPCA

An Auckland man has disqualified from owning animals for 10 years after his pet dog starved to death. Paul Syman pleaded guilty to ill-treatment of an animal and was also fined $2000. More >>

Man Found Keeping 600 Birds Sentenced to Home Detention

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:37 am | SPCA

Man Sentenced to Home Detention After He Was Found Keeping 600 Birds in Poor Condition More >>

Waharoa woman disqualified from owning animals

Monday, 6 November 2017, 9:47 am | SPCA

6 November 2017 SPCA prosecution: Waharoa woman disqualified from owning animals A Waharoa woman was disqualified from owning animals for 5 years by the Hamilton District Court today for failing to treat the obvious injuries and ailments affecting ... More >>

SPCA’s List of Shame reveals shameful animal cruelty

Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:22 am | SPCA

A Labrador-cross who was tied up for weeks, and left to suffer from the pain of a metal chain embedded in her neck, is just one of the animals whose horrific story is on this year’s SPCA List of Shame. More >>

SPCA launches second children’s storybook series

Monday, 23 October 2017, 11:24 am | SPCA

SPCA launches second children’s storybook series to stop cycle of animal cruelty Successful first series has 78,000 books in primary schools Developing empathy and encouraging humane treatment towards all animals from the next generation is behind ... More >>

Waharoa Man Sentenced For Failing to Treat Cow’s Eye Injury

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:02 pm | SPCA

A Waharoa man was sentenced in the Hamilton District Court yesterday due to his failure to treat the obvious injuries afflicting his cow. More >>

SPCA encourages cat owners to enrich their pet’s environment

Monday, 28 August 2017, 12:24 pm | SPCA

Making simple changes at home can reduce stress and improve well-being for your cat More >>

Palmerston North Woman Sentenced for Ill Treatment of Dog

Friday, 11 August 2017, 6:37 pm | SPCA

Palmerston North Woman Sentenced for Ill Treatment of Dog A Palmerston North woman left a dog unattended for seven days, causing it to develop flesh wounds from prolonged wearing of a harness. The woman, who has permanent name suppression, was sentenced ... More >>

SPCA encourages animal lovers to go barking for baking

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:35 am | SPCA

Media release – 31 July, 2017: The SPCA is encouraging Kiwis across the country to get their paws messy in the kitchen for this year’s SPCA Cupcake Day. The annual fundraiser provides a tasty way for New Zealanders to “bake” a difference in ... More >>

SPCA supports new Animal Welfare Regulations

Friday, 21 July 2017, 10:29 am | SPCA

The SPCA supports the new animal welfare regulations announced this week by Ministry for Primary Industries and believes they are a win for animal welfare in New Zealand. More >>



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