Tag Archives: nspca

Captive lions in appalling conditions

Inspectors from the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) wildlife protection unit obtained a warrant after receiving a complaint regarding lions that were in a shocking condition in the North West Province. Upon arrival, the inspectors were horrified to find two ...

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Arrests made for capture and abuse of cheetahs

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) was appalled to hear about the two cheetahs that had been illegally captured, and severely compromised to the point that one of the cheetahs succumbed to death. On 3 March 2019, two suspects were ...

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Tortoise abuser sentenced

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) investigated a case of deliberate cruelty to a tortoise by Letiya Mercy Lebakeng who was sentenced in the Palm Ridge Magistrate Court on 5 November 2018. Lebakeng was accused of deliberately and forcefully throwing ...

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A victory against dog fighting!

Inspectors from the NSPCA and SAPS officers from the West Rand K9 Unit recently arrested five suspects and rescued eight injured animal victims of dog fighting. The area of Tshepisong in Roodepoort is one of many communities suffering from the ...

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Case update on Husky beaten to death

Press release from NSPCA The National Council of SPCAs reports with disappointment that the case relating to the beating to death of Max, the husky, has been withdrawn after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) mediated the matter. This was communicated ...

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