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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 >>

New World help the SPCA cook up a sweet success

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 12:06 pm | SPCA

The two dogs are: Molly (beagle) Molly is an ex-SPCA adoptee. and Gizmo – Gizmo is homeless and available for adoption. He was originally adopted as a puppy from SPCA and is 5yrs old. Unfortunately he has now been returned to SPCA because his ... More >>

Man Who Starved Puppy To Death Sentenced

Friday, 26 April 2013, 11:02 am | SPCA

Manurewa man Tekana Katuke yesterday admitted abusing and starving three puppies, one of which died of starvation and was buried in a back yard. More >>

Nelson SPCA Announces the Inaugural Dogs’ Day Out

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 3:31 pm | SPCA

MEDIA RELEASE February 28, 2013 Nelson SPCA Announces the Inaugural Dogs’ Day Out 2013 The Nelson SPCA is calling all local dog owners to bring their beloved pooches along to Dogs’ Day Out (previously known as The Million Paws Walk and Fun Dog Show) ... More >>

Find True Love At the SPCA This Valentine's Weekend

Friday, 15 February 2013, 9:13 am | SPCA

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” Anatole France More >>

World-famous Driving Dogs adopted to loving homes

Friday, 15 February 2013, 9:10 am | SPCA

SPCA Auckland is pleased to announce that all three of the world-famous Driving Dogs have been successfully adopted. Many more dogs from SPCA Auckland have been permanently welcomed into loving new homes since the campaign began. More >>

Cat Free – Never!

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 10:10 am | SPCA

Cat Free – Never ! Bob Kerridge responds to Gareth Morgan Cats have been persecuted for Centuries by Popes (the work of the devil), Royalty (burned in sacks as a crowning sacrifice), and by the occasional zealots (think London and the great plague). This ... More >>

Animals used as bait for training hunting dogs

Friday, 25 January 2013, 4:06 pm | SPCA

A Waikato farmer has today been discharged without conviction after pleading guilty to Animal Welfare Act 1999 charges in the Hamilton District Court. More >>

Meeting the Challenge of Fundraising from a 'Different' End

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 2:15 pm | SPCA

Innovation is essential with fundraising. In challenging times, finding more imaginative ways to meet our financial commitments is paramount. One solution is to, literally, trade on our good name. More >>

 

 

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