SPCA Auckland - Latest News [Page 2]

Dog Abuse Leads to Neighbourhood Spat

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 3:31 pm | SPCA Auckland

In July 2012 Manuwera woman Kelly Leef should have thought twice before trying to drive her neighbour’s puppy off her property with a swift kick. More >>

Jail time for man who beat ‘Boy’

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 4:17 pm | SPCA Auckland

In late June 2012 in a back yard in Mangere, a man called Maxwel Johnson beat his one-year-old dog ‘Boy’ so severely that the dog lost an eye, several teeth, and suffered a broken jaw. More >>

We urgently need foster homes for cats and kittens

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 10:38 am | SPCA Auckland

‘Willow’ is a 3-month-old female tortoiseshell cat who was found in Mt Roskill. She currently has cat flu and needs a foster home while she is treated. Once better, Willow will be put up for adoption . More >>

Bunnies Are For More Than Just Easter

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 9:00 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland wants prospective pet owners to step up and adopt a bunny this Easter – but only if they’re truly committed to caring for these lovable bundles of fluffy fun. More >>

SPCA Auckland Council Ambassador Appointed

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 3:01 pm | SPCA Auckland

One of Auckland City’s oldest and most respected charities, SPCA Auckland, has announced the appointment of Councillor Cathy Casey as the Society’s Auckland Council SPCA Ambassador. More >>

Cat drowned in lobster trap in Waitemata Harbour

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 1:57 pm | SPCA Auckland

A ginger and white cat found drowned in Waitemata Harbour on Sunday appears to have been first lured into a makeshift lobster trap and then dumped in the water to die. More >>

New SPCA op shop opens on North Shore

Monday, 25 February 2013, 6:26 pm | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland is opening a new op shop at 231 Hinemoa Street, Birkenhead – the organisation’s second op shop on the North Shore – with an opening day party on Saturday, 9 March from 10am to 3pm. More >>

Howick man pleads guilty to severe neglect

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 3:51 pm | SPCA Auckland

When most New Zealanders were firing up the barby just after New Year’s 2011, an SPCA Volunteer Ambulance driver was making a grisly discovery in East Auckland. It was the day after New Year’s 2011 when an SPCA Ambulance was called to a property ... More >>

‘Experienced’ owner starves horse to death

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 3:12 pm | SPCA Auckland

Alison Freemantle-Pilkington, 57, of Papakura was convicted today in the Manukau District Court of neglecting five horses in her care – one of which died of starvation. More >>

Look out for street collectors this weekend

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 11:01 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland volunteer collectors will hit the streets throughout the Auckland region from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 November rattling buckets for the SPCA Paws Appeal. More >>

Mangere Community Kennel Building Competition

Friday, 2 November 2012, 11:56 am | SPCA Auckland

SPCA Auckland is inviting 20 Mangere families to the Animal Village for a fun Kennel Building Competition on Saturday 3 November from 11am to 3.30pm. The event also kicks off the SPCA Auckland Paws Appeal Week which runs from 3 to 11 November and aims ... More >>

Cybèle and Meadowlark designer T-shirts help raise funds

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 5:34 pm | SPCA Auckland

Animal lovers can now display their preference for dogs or cats with new fashion T-shirts – and all proceeds will go to the SPCA Auckland annual Paws Appeal Week. More >>

Keep your pets safe at Guy Fawkes

Monday, 29 October 2012, 3:27 pm | SPCA Auckland

“Guy Fawkes Night can be a terrifying time for animals,” says SPCA Auckland CEO Christine Kalin. “The loud noises and bright flashes of fireworks can send them into a panic because their senses are much, much more sensitive than ours. More >>

Farmer ignored bull with missing hoof

Monday, 29 October 2012, 11:01 am | SPCA Auckland

On 1 September 2011 an SPCA Inspector discovered a brown and white Hereford bull with its right hind hoof completely missing on the property of Peter Coleman in Hunua, Auckland. More >>

200+ gold medallions for SPCA’s unsung heroes

Friday, 12 October 2012, 3:20 pm | SPCA Auckland

Special gold medallions honouring the Queen’s 60th Jubilee will be awarded to more than 200 SPCA Auckland volunteers at the annual Blessing of the Animals Service on Sunday 14 October. More >>

Blessing of the Animals Service 2012

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 3:58 pm | SPCA Auckland

Blessing of the Animals Service 2012 Date Sunday 14 October 2012 Time 1.00pm Location Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Parnell Preceded by The Great Animal Walk at 12.15pm from the Band Rotunda in Auckland Domain to the Cathedral More >>

Hot rod show and charity auction coming to SPCA Auckland

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 10:07 am | SPCA Auckland

Get your motor runnin’: Huge hot rod show and charity auction coming to SPCA Auckland More >>

The story of Bright Eyes: From dumped in a box to happiness

Saturday, 11 August 2012, 3:40 pm | SPCA Auckland

Bright Eyes, the dog that captured the sympathy of thousands of Aucklanders since she was found severely emaciated in a cardboard box in January this year, has finally found her forever home. More >>

Justice for slaughtered Wellsford dogs?

Friday, 20 July 2012, 2:19 pm | SPCA Auckland

Russell Douglas Mendoza and Tony Allen Campbell were sentenced today in the Auckland District Court for the 2010 killings of 10 adult dogs and 22 puppies in Port Albert, Auckland. More >>

Bunnies – the ideal indoor pet for winter

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 8:35 am | SPCA Auckland

Rabbits are cuddly, cute, and better suited to happily living indoors during winter than most people may be aware, says SPCA Auckland. More >>