News

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

Happy new year for Ghost

Last November, this beautiful dog lay trapped between two high concrete walls on the Ottawa bridge. Fortunately, a passer-by spotted him and called our SPCA for help.    Posted 2024-01-29 12:03:51

It’s a date ... 366 of them

What a great way to keep track of all your important dates in 2024, with our unique and beautiful SPCA calendar.    Posted 2024-01-29 12:00:40

Message from the general manager

It would be easy to feel over- whelmed by the steady stream of unwanted animals admitted our SPCA, as a result of economic pressure. But our commitment to them remains unwavering.   Posted 2024-01-29 11:58:04

Calling all kids who love animals

Why not become a member of the Durban & Coast SPCA Wags & Whiskers Warriors Club, and join us in making the world a better place for animals.    Posted 2024-01-29 11:52:26

Golf day raises R41 200 for furry orphans

Our annual charity Golf Day took place at Royal Durban Golf Club on 24 November – one of the hottest days of the month!    Posted 2024-01-29 11:48:44

Lost pets get back home

Fortunately for dogs, Cody and Brody, who went missing from their Greenwood Park home on 11 January, this story has a happy ending.    Posted 2024-01-29 11:46:21

Wanted: Your pre-loved books in good condition

All proceeds from book sales go towards feeding and caring for over 300 dogs and cats at our SPCA.   Posted 2024-01-29 11:37:55

Worrying drop in food donations

Please help us keep the food bowls topped up. Food is the most basic, and the most urgent, need at our SPCA.   Posted 2024-01-29 11:34:36

MySchool – and you – makes a difference

Huge thanks to the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet initiative for helping us raise thousands of rands every month towards the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of dogs and cats who’ve been abandoned, abused or neglected.    Posted 2024-01-29 11:31:19

New life for Bella

This cutie went to her forever home recently – and this is what her new family said:    Posted 2024-01-29 11:27:23

Are you ready for 2024?

You can’t start the new year without our cute and colourful SPCA Calendar!   Posted 2023-11-08 08:33:52

Durban & Coast SPCA goes green

In a move towards a more self-sustainable future for our SPCA, as well as concern for the environment, we have started a small vegetable garden.    Posted 2023-10-26 12:31:26

Another happy tail

Talk about a match made in heaven!    Posted 2023-09-27 12:59:55

Happiness is ... a loving home

Don’t you just love happy endings? Especially when you’ve had a hand in the outcome! Lisa, the dog that was rescued from a miserable life at the end of a chain, has finally found a new family to love.    Posted 2023-09-27 12:55:49

Message from the general manager

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”    Posted 2023-09-27 12:47:47

SPCA inspectors never give up

Congratulations to our hard working inspectorate team, who notched up another successful prosecution recently.    Posted 2023-09-27 12:27:59

Cuteness overload

Meet Tigger, the latest addition to our Yard Cat family.    Posted 2023-09-27 12:21:23

Putting the ‘fun’ into fundraising

We have been having loads of fun at our recent events and fundraisers   Posted 2023-09-27 12:15:54

Microchipping saves heartbreak

It’s the stuff of nightmares for a pet owner ... coming home to find a gate or window has been left open and your furry friend is nowhere to be seen.    Posted 2023-09-27 12:11:05

Snare scare

Last month, we received a report of dogs crying day and night from an area of dense bush in the Desainagar area. Field Officer Nathi went out to investigate and discovered two Rottweilers caught in snares.   Posted 2023-09-27 11:56:13



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