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Auckland man found guilty in animal abuse case

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:45 pm | SPCA

An Auckland man has today been found guilty of recklessly ill-treating an animal after his pet dog was found in skeletal condition almost starved to death having been fed on instant noodles. More >>

Auckland woman fined for prolonged ill-treatment of dog

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:59 am | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been disqualified from owning pets for 10 years and ordered to pay a fine after pleading guilty of recklessly ill-treating a dog leading to such an extent it led to him being euthanised. More >>

Dog ownership not seasonal

Friday, 12 June 2015, 10:15 am | SPCA

Winter can be bad news for dogs with owners giving them up to avoid muddy paws in the house or walks in the rain, says SPCA Auckland. More >>

Huge live export shipment raises SPCA concerns

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 12:15 pm | SPCA

The live export of 50,000 sheep and 3,000 cattle to Mexico has raised concerns at the Royal New Zealand SPCA despite assurances that the animals will be used only for breeding purposes. More >>

Auckland woman banned from owning animals

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 4:11 pm | SPCA

3 June 2015 Auckland woman banned from owning animals An Auckland woman has been ordered to hand over all her animals to SPCA and banned from owning animals for 10 years after being found guilty of recklessly ill-treating a horse leading to his ... More >>

Help a Furry Friend This Winter

Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:39 am | SPCA

As the days and nights are getting colder throughout the country, spare a thought for our furry friends at SPCA Waikato who are in urgent need of suitable warm bedding that will keep them dry and warm throughout the night. More >>

SPCA Auckland appoints new CEO

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:15 pm | SPCA

SPCA Auckland’s board is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Midgen as its new chief executive officer. More >>

Animal lovers challenged to jump to the rescue

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 2:20 pm | SPCA

SPCA Auckland is calling for brave animal lovers to raise money, as well as their adrenalin levels by throwing themselves out of a plane for the second annual Jump to the Rescue fundraising event on Saturday 9 May. More >>

Hop-To-It! Adopt A Bunny For Easter

Monday, 23 March 2015, 2:12 pm | SPCA

SPCA Waikato have been taken over by bunnies this Easter! With a wide selection of adorable rabbits available for adoption, SPCA Waikato are making it easy for you to adopt a pet rabbit by offering a special bunny adoption price of $30 (normally ... More >>

A Second Chance at Love for Shiloh

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 5:29 pm | SPCA

When Shiloh first came into the care of SPCA Waikato his hind leg was badly injured. Despite hours of surgery to try to save the limb, it was too badly damaged and had to be amputated. After recovering from his surgery, Shiloh became a healthy and happy ... More >>

Woman neglected to treat dog with 24 cm throat wound

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:47 pm | SPCA

A Kaitaia woman who tied up a dog with wire causing a 24-cm gash in its throat and tied another dog to a clothesline with no shelter was sentenced today. More >>

Are You Looking for Your “Purrrfect” Match?

Monday, 2 February 2015, 10:56 am | SPCA

If you’re searching for someone special to spend Valentine’s Day with, then head down to the SPCA Waikato on Saturday 14 February to find your perfect match. More >>

Cat hoarding habit results in 10 year disqualification

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:53 am | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been sentenced today in the Auckland District court following a case involving 50 cats living in disgusting conditions, with 22 of these cats in need of veterinary treatment. More >>

SPCA Waikato gets paws on new donation monitoring system

Monday, 8 December 2014, 11:24 am | SPCA

A recent partnership with recurring payment solutions provider Debitsuccess has seen SPCA Waikato introduce a new donation monitoring system, enabling more transparency and greater donor engagement. More >>

Fashion goes to the dogs as Saben collaborates with SPCA

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 9:26 am | SPCA

Photo credit: Louise Hatton and design by Knucklebones Design Co. New Zealand fashion brand Saben and their friends have put their paws together to create a limited edition print to adorn t-shirts and tote bags with all profits going to SPCA Auckland this ... More >>

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 >>



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