News

A round up of what's been happening lately
at the Durban & Coast SPCA

Abuse of animals often develops into abuse of humans

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:30:42

World Rhino Day

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:29:50

Victory for NSPCA in lion bones export case

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:27:29

Dogs react to owners’ stress levels

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:24:38

“As dead as a dodo”

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:23:31

How baby ants are taught

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2019-10-11 07:22:17

Calendar Competition is back!

Our annual search for the best pictures to fill our SPCA calendar is on again now   Posted 2019-09-13 08:31:31

Smiles for you

Thanks to support from generous animal lovers like you, our SPCA has some heartwarming rescue stories to share.   Posted 2019-09-12 09:15:36

How (and why) to adopt from the SPCA

If you’re looking for a new pet, please consider adopting from our SPCA.   Posted 2019-09-12 09:11:26

Shy Lily blossoms

Lily was living rough on the streets, too scared to trust a human, until Inspector Ramsamy’s patience won her over.   Posted 2019-09-12 09:08:12

Rango court case

Rango, a German Shepherd, starved to death. By the time we got the tip-off from a concerned neighbour, he was too far gone and despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him.   Posted 2019-09-12 09:04:47

Mandela Day at the SPCA

Thanks to everyone who popped in to our SPCA on 18 July   Posted 2019-09-12 09:00:07

Thanks for giving winter warmth

Whether you donated the actual items – or gave cash to help pay for them – your kindness means the world to the animals in our care.    Posted 2019-09-12 08:58:24

Sponsor a kennel - and provide a safe haven for hundreds of dogs!

When you sponsor a kennel at the SPCA, you don’t help just one dog. Over the course of a year, your kindness touches hundreds!    Posted 2019-09-12 08:56:31

Kids lead the way

When we asked local schools to 'adopt' our SPCA for one week - we never expected such an outpouring of love and generosity from the children.   Posted 2019-09-12 08:53:39

Paws for Thought - with Caroline Smith

If you live on the North Coast, you may be aware that we had to vacate the premises upon which our Dolphin Coast (Ballito) satellite branch was situated.    Posted 2019-09-12 08:49:56

Dates for your diary

Do something today to celebrate the animals in your life!    Posted 2019-09-12 08:43:22

Spring is sprung ...

... and there’s no better time to have a good clear out!    Posted 2019-09-12 08:30:37

Floral Fantasy at Women's Day Breakfast

Following on from the success of our first Ladies’ breakfast last year, we were delighted to host the event again on 7 August at the beautiful Rain Farm Game Lodge in Umhlali.    Posted 2019-09-12 08:28:31

National Wills Week - diarise now

Need a Will? Get one drawn up free of charge during Wills Week, from 16-20 September 2019   Posted 2019-08-21 13:59:26



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