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SPCA prosecutes man who threw dog against wall

Monday, 15 July 2019, 3:07 pm | SPCA

A Mount Maunganui man’s moment of anger where he threw a dog against a wall, causing it to go blind in one eye, has ended with SPCA prosecuting him. More >>

Man fined $10,000 after failing to care for his pony

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 1:39 pm | SPCA

A Palmerston North man has been sentenced after neglecting to provide appropriate and timely health interventions for his pony, which resulted in the pony suffering from chronic, active inflammation laminitis. More >>

Dedicated animal lovers’ service celebrated

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:43 pm | SPCA

To mark the beginning of National Volunteer Week, the winners of the 2019 SPCA Purina Volunteer Awards have been announced. The awards celebrate the efforts of thousands of Kiwis who volunteer their time, talent and energy to SPCA and to honour those ... More >>

Keep your pets safe from the elements this winter

Friday, 14 June 2019, 11:48 am | SPCA

It’s officially winter and SPCA is urging animal owners to take special care of their pets during the colder days. More >>

Protecting pets from second-hand smoke

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 12:02 pm | SPCA

As part of World Smokefree Day on 31 May, SPCA is calling for pet owners to learn about, and act to reduce, the health impacts of second-hand smoke on animals. More >>

SPCA prosecutes animal hoarder

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10:05 am | SPCA

An Auckland animal hoarder who kept 32 cats in squalid conditions has been sentenced in Manukau district court today. More >>

Man disqualified from owning animals indefinitely

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:34 am | SPCA

Man disqualified from owning animals indefinitely after SPCA prosecution More >>

SPCA prosecutes woman for docking tails of Rottweilers

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:37 am | SPCA

A Waihi woman has been prosecuted by SPCA after she docked the tails of eight Rottweiler puppies using docking bands. More >>

Doggy day care owner prosecuted by SPCA over dog’s death

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 3:19 pm | SPCA

An Auckland woman has been prosecuted by SPCA after a dog died while staying at her doggy day care facility. More >>

SPCA prosecutes man who left dog injury untreated

Friday, 3 May 2019, 10:48 am | SPCA

An Auckland man has been prosecuted by SPCA after his dog had its eye poked with a stick and was left without veterinarian treatment for six months. More >>

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 >>



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