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Keeping pets safe this Easter weekend

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:47 pm | SPCA

As we prepare for an Easter weekend full of family, friends, and fun, remember to keep an eye on your furry friends around food. Many common treats and snacks that people enjoy over the holidays can cause serious harm to your pets. More >>

Woman prosecuted by SPCA for not providing medical care

Monday, 8 April 2019, 4:16 pm | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been prosecuted by SPCA for leaving her elderly cat with a large, bloody eye tumour and no veterinary treatment. More >>

Dog owner sentenced for beating his puppy

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 12:42 pm | SPCA

A Whakatane man has been sentenced after beating his puppy, the attack caught on CCTV video footage. Dimitrie Apanui pleaded guilty in the Whakatane District Court to one charge of ill-treatment of his puppy King, after beating him intensely ... More >>

SPCA prosecution: man jailed for beating his dog

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 3:02 pm | SPCA

A man has been prosecuted by SPCA and jailed for breaking his dog’s leg, and failing to seek veterinary assistance after doing so. More >>

SPCA prosecutes recidivist animal hoarder

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 12:07 pm | SPCA

A recidivist animal offender has been prosecuted by SPCA for the second time in three years for hoarding animals and breaching a previous animal disqualification order. More >>

Kiwis Hugely Underestimate Running Costs of SPCA

Monday, 4 March 2019, 9:07 am | SPCA

New research has revealed that most New Zealanders don’t know what it costs for SPCA to run the Inspectorate, where SPCA gets its funding from, and how many animals are helped by the organisation each year. More >>

SPCA Reveals Most Shocking Cases of Animal Abuse in NZ

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:16 am | SPCA

Two elderly poodles, neglected to the point where they no longer looked like dogs, have topped this year’s SPCA List of Shame. More >>

SPCA prosecutes after man stabs elderly dog

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 11:12 am | SPCA

A Canterbury man has been sentenced after stabbing his friend’s elderly dog with a filleting knife, causing him significant injury. More >>

SPCA prosecution: Man jailed after neglecting his two dogs

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 10:00 am | SPCA

A Tauranga man has been jailed after his two dogs lost over 40% of their body weight and were found infected with intestinal worms and fleas. More >>

SPCA prosecutes Auckland woman

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 9:27 am | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been prosecuted after she kept her cat permanently confined in a cage, and was obstructive and abusive to SPCA Inspectors. More >>

SPCA’s top tips for keeping pets safe this summer

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 7:27 pm | SPCA

With the warmer weather upon us, SPCA wants to remind animal owners to be vigilant in the care of their pets over the summer. More >>

SPCA prosecutes Whangarei dog owner

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 3:38 pm | SPCA

A Whangarei woman has been prosecuted by SPCA after her dog Goliath was found emaciated with protruding ribs, vertebrae, pelvis bones and a loss of muscle mass. More >>

Keep your pets safe and happy this Guy Fawkes period

Monday, 29 October 2018, 4:11 pm | SPCA

Monday the 5th of November is often the scariest day of the year for pets, who can become distressed when they hear fireworks. More >>

The simple step to helping your dog

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 2:15 pm | SPCA

The simple step to helping your dog live a longer, healthier and happier life New research reveals many Kiwis are letting man’s best friend down 25th October 2018 - New research conducted by SPCA has revealed that many Kiwi dog owners aren’t ... More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for repeat offences against pony

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 11:57 am | SPCA

A repeat animal offender in Palmerston North has beensentenced to community detentionafter failing to provide medical treatment for his pony, Cashew, who was “barely able to walk”. More >>

New donation bins provide emergency relief for animals

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 9:18 am | SPCA

2 October 2018 – Countdown supermarkets nationwide are encouraging customers to donate much-needed pet food to a new SPCA Community Pet Pantry initiative, which will help SPCA feed animals in need. More >>

SPCA announces brand new fundraiser

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:46 am | SPCA

SPCA is recruiting Kiwis to walk the distance from the Earth to the Moon with their four-legged friends to raise funds for the charity as animal welfare complaints continue to increase. The newly created event titled ‘Walk Your Dog to the Moon’, will ... More >>

SPCA prosecution: Horse suffers for months

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 9:15 am | SPCA

A man has been sentenced to community detention after leaving his horse with debilitating oral problems, rendering the horse unable to eat. More >>

SPCA celebrates 10 years of cupcakes

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:54 pm | SPCA

23 July 2018: SPCA is encouraging Kiwis across the country to follow their sweet tooth into the kitchen as they celebrate a decade since the launch of their annual fundraiser: Cupcake Day. More >>

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 >>



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