SPCA Auckland - Latest News [Page 1]

SPCA invites you to bless your pets!

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:24 am | SPCA Auckland

Your average Sunday church service isn’t normally attended by pets in all shapes and sizes. More >>

SPCA Auckland addresses urgent need for a second centre

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:39 am | SPCA Auckland

Population growth means current SPCA Centre can no longer care for all of Auckland’s animals in need More >>

4-month-old puppy beaten and neglected

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 10:09 am | SPCA Auckland

A Hamilton man who savagely beat a four-month-old puppy and neglected his injuries was sentenced yesterday. More >>

Blessing of the Animals and The Great Animal Walk

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 12:26 pm | SPCA Auckland

Join SPCA Auckland this weekend for the Blessing of the Animals and The Great Animal Walk More >>

Pet cancers linked to second-hand smoke

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:24 pm | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland urges pet owners to protect pets from second-hand smoke as World Smokefree Day approaches More >>

An almighty celebration of the animals

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 12:33 pm | SPCA Auckland

Sunday October 4 will see a frenzy of animal celebrations as two important happenings fall on the same date – the feast day of St Francis of Assisi, the Patron Saint of animals, and World Animal Day, honoured by 100 countries around the globe. More >>

SPCA Auckland dog adoptions temporarily closed

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 9:21 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland dog adoptions are temporarily closed to the public after a minor outbreak of ringworm. More >>

Man who starved dog to the point of death sentenced

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 9:25 am | SPCA Auckland

A man who starved his dog to the point where it had to be euthanised to end its suffering was sentenced today in the Manukau District Court. More >>

SPCA Auckland to stop accepting healthy cats

Friday, 16 May 2014, 11:01 am | SPCA Auckland

An over-abundance of cats and kittens has forced SPCA Auckland to stop accepting healthy cats and kittens from the public for the next four to six weeks. More >>

Warring couple abandoned 32 animals to starve

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 5:34 pm | SPCA Auckland

A couple in the midst of a marital separation deserted 32 animals on a lifestyle block where 12 of the animals starved to death. More >>

Man who starved dog barred from owning animals for 5 years

Friday, 14 February 2014, 10:16 am | SPCA Auckland

A Papakura man who almost starved his dog to death was sentenced yesterday in the Papakura District Court. More >>

Kitten loses eye, owner fails to seek treatment

Friday, 31 January 2014, 3:12 pm | SPCA Auckland

Botany Downs woman Genevieve Forde claims she couldn’t afford treatment for her kitten’s severely infected and ruptured eye, leaving the kitten half-blind as a result. More >>

Neglected dog chews off its own foot

Monday, 11 November 2013, 3:11 pm | SPCA Auckland

South Auckland farmer Allan Smurthwaite, 66, locked his dogs in filthy kennels for so long that one of them chewed off its own injured foot. He was convicted today in the Pukekohe District Court of ill-treating an animal resulting in permanent disability, ... More >>

SPCA asks Kiwis to dig deep

Monday, 4 November 2013, 2:32 pm | SPCA Auckland

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 >>

Two cats caught in gin traps within a month

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 11:32 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland has rescued another cat with its leg almost severed by a gin trap – the second such case in a month – and now the organisation is calling for a ban on traps. More >>

SPCA Auckland calls for ban on ‘leg-hold traps’ for cats

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 11:30 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland has rescued another cat with its leg almost severed by a gin trap – the second such case in a month – and now the organisation is calling for a ban on traps. More >>

SPCA Auckland overrun by fluffy stampede

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 11:18 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland is overflowing with gorgeous, cuddly rabbits – just in time for the school holidays. More >>

Business as usual for Bob Kerridge at SPCA Auckland

Friday, 28 June 2013, 12:47 pm | SPCA Auckland

Bob Kerridge will retain his position as the Executive Director of SPCA Auckland but is stepping down as President of the national organisation, the Royal New Zealand SPCA. More >>

Cash-strapped dog abuser pleads guilty

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:18 pm | SPCA Auckland

Takanini woman Robin Olive pleaded guilty yesterday to ill-treating a dog in her care and was sentenced to 100 hours community work and was disqualified from owning dogs for five years. More >>

Man guilty of starving dog to death (graphic image included)

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 12:44 pm | SPCA Auckland

Panmure man Howard Teao today pleaded guilty to ill-treating an animal in the Auckland District Court and was sentenced to 50 hours community work and ordered to pay reparations of $1903.63. More >>