News

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

Crisis update

We are incredibly blessed that our SPCA - in the midst of the hard hit Springfield Park area – has been left unscathed. But we are worried about a looming food shortage.   Posted 2021-06-21 10:19:03

Paws for thought

with Caroline Smith   Posted 2021-01-19 12:13:00

What a tree-mendous Christmas – thanks to you!

Your thoughtful messages of support and encouragement put the joy back into Christmas for SPCA staff.   Posted 2021-01-19 12:07:32

Home for Christmas

Doesn’t it make your heart happy, seeing these pups and kitties enjoying life with their loving new human families? Thanks for the part YOU play in making it possible!   Posted 2021-01-19 12:01:05

No time limit on love and care

Winston the greyhound spent three months at our SPCA, regaining his health, strength and confidence, before finally finding his forever home.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:46:37

A Tail of Two Kitties

Meet the latest (and sweetest) additions to our Yard Cat family at the SPCA.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:42:25

Cap-paw-ccinos, anyone?

We were thrilled when Fabrica Café at the Sunningdale Centre pledged R1 to our SPCA for each cappuccino sold during the months of September - January   Posted 2021-01-19 11:38:45

Popping up all over the place!

Thanks to progressive management at local shopping malls, our SPCA was given the opportunity to run ‘pop-up’ shops in vacant retail space . . . and raise much needed funds for the animals.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:35:05

Runners go it alone in the time of Covid

You can’t keep a good runner down, even when events are cancelled and masks and social distancing are the order of the day.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:31:01

Lost pets – what we do

Rescuing stray and lost pets, and reuniting them with their owners, is an important part of SPCA work.   Posted 2021-01-19 11:27:35

SPCA Christmas Market

Join us for a fun morning, and get all your Christmas shopping done in one go   Posted 2020-11-17 10:35:51

Get yours today!

The Durban & Coast SPCA Calendar is on sale   Posted 2020-11-16 09:26:19

What you need to know about rabies

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:50:45

On World Rhino Day, we honour Ian Player and Magqubu Ntombela

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:49:41

Pets are a great prescription for low feelings!

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:43:45

How pets impact on depression and the suicide rate

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:41:11

Animals are complex and loving

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:38:55

Dogs trained to detect Covid 19

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:36:25

These women risk their lives to save wild animals

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:34:42

The dangers of the bushmeat trade

by Shirley Bell   Posted 2020-10-01 12:31:56



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