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SPCA Inspector hunger strike for starving dogs

Monday, 17 November 2014, 9:10 am | SPCA

An SPCA Chief Inspector will begin a three-day hunger strike today (Monday 17 November) to highlight a spate of dog starvings in Whangarei. More >>

Kerridge Slams Accessibility to Fireworks

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 3:54 pm | SPCA

SPCA Auckland Executive Director, Bob Kerridge, has spoken out in strong opposition to what he calls the ‘reckless availability’ of fireworks to the public. More >>

SPCA renews calls for fireworks ban

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:12 am | SPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA welcomes the select committee meeting on Guy Fawkes morning to consider banning the public sale of fireworks. More >>

SPCA 2014 List of Shame Released

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:47 am | SPCA

A month old kitten found deformed in a plastic bag, a beaten up eight week old puppy, pigs beaten by their owner with a metal rod and mutilated possums top this year’s SPCA List of Shame. The list has been released ahead of the 2014 SPCA Annual Appeal, ... More >>

SPCA Waikato calls for support during Annual Street Appeal

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:29 pm | SPCA

SPCA Waikato is urgently calling for members of the public to support their Annual Street Appeal to help raise much needed funds for unwanted and abused animals. More >>

New Zealand Shoppers- Demand Blue Tick Accredited Products

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:39 pm | SPCA

Following ongoing concerns surrounding the issue of animal welfare in farming, particularly in the layer and broiler chicken sectors, the RNZSPCA is now asking consumers to purchase only eggs, pork, turkey and chicken that have been Accredited by the Blue ... More >>

Pregnant ewe caught in gin trap in Cornwall Park

Monday, 11 August 2014, 5:10 pm | SPCA

A heavily pregnant ewe was caught in a leg hold trap in Cornwall Park last night and SPCA Auckland is appealing to the public for any information that will help catch those responsible. More >>

Ivory trade laws look set to tighten following petition

Sunday, 27 July 2014, 2:53 pm | SPCA

A petition mounted by an Auckland schoolteacher has won the support of a powerful Select Committee and has moved the New Zealand closer towards a fully enforceable ivory trading ban. More >>

Home tail docking leads to death of 10 puppies

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 2:36 pm | SPCA

Ten Rottweiler puppies are dead because Waitakere man Mohammed Fiaz Khan tried to dock their tails armed only with fishing line and a complete lack of understanding. More >>

Palmerston North man ignored dog’s suffering for months

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:54 pm | SPCA

Tony Bruce Thornton ignored his dog’s misery for months despite the animal suffering from multiple illnesses, including obvious tumours and infections. More >>

Get ready to adopt a pet this school holidays

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:51 am | SPCA

“The school holidays are a great time to adopt a pet into your family because it gives you, your kids, and your pet the best opportunity to settle in and bond successfully,” says Christine Kalin, CEO of SPCA Auckland. More >>

Kaikohe woman who starved dog to death sentenced

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 2:11 pm | SPCA

A Kaikohe woman who chained up a dog and starved it to death was sentenced today in the Kaikohe District Court. More >>

Record Numbers for Nelson SPCA Dogs’ Day Out

Monday, 24 March 2014, 10:54 am | SPCA

The Nelson SPCA is celebrating a successful Dogs’ Day Out 2014, with record numbers of dogs and their owners attending the annual event at Isel Park on Sunday. More >>

10 reasons why a cat is better than a boyfriend

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 9:16 am | SPCA

Single? Looking for the perfect partner? SPCA Auckland has way too many cats on its books right now so the charity has come up with 10 good reasons why adopting a cat is better than finding a boyfriend. More >>

SPCA shines election year spotlight on animals

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 4:49 pm | SPCA

In an effort to put animal welfare firmly on the political agenda and in the minds of the voting public in time for Election Day, SPCA Auckland Executive Director Bob Kerridge has asked leading politicians from all parties to reveal their positions ... More >>

Dog Lovers Invited to Attend Nelson SPCA’s Dogs’ Day Out

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 11:53 am | SPCA

Nelson SPCA is calling all local dog owners and their canine friends to join in the fun and festivities at Dogs’ Day Out 2014. Previously named the Million Paws Walk , Dogs’ Day Out is an annual event designed to celebrate the importance of ... More >>

SPCA Urges HNZ To Reconsider State Housing Dog Ban

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 12:40 pm | SPCA

The RNZSPCA has labelled Housing New Zealand plans to effectively ban dogs from state houses as an “overreaction”. A new policy discourages dog ownership among HNZ tenants and could result in eviction for tenants who refuse to comply. It comes in ... More >>

Cat-overwhelmed SPCA Auckland at breaking point

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 6:59 pm | SPCA

SPCA Auckland is overwhelmed with cats and kittens so the organisation is cutting the cost of adopting a cat by 50% for three weeks from 20 December 2013 to 12 January 2014. More >>

SPCA asks Kiwis to dig deep during annual appeal week

Friday, 1 November 2013, 12:33 pm | SPCA

Two of the world-famous ‘driving dogs’ trained to drive MINI cars will be digging deep (in the sand) this Tuesday 5 November at 8am on Kohimarama beach to publicise the SPCA annual appeal. More >>

Blessing of the Animals Service 2013

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 3:45 pm | SPCA

The Anglican church of St Matthew-In-The-City will echo with the meows, barks, chirps, brays, and whoops of all creatures great and small during the annual SPCA Auckland Blessing of the Animals Service on Sunday 6 October. More >>

 

 

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