Sow crates will soon be phased out with Pick n Pay and Woolworths announcing its commitment to accelerate the progress on the welfare of pigs in SA.
Lack of service delivery in Durban Deep, Johannesburg, has not only affected people, but the animals at the Claw shelter too.
Animal activists and farmers are up in arms about draft government regulations for the "management of damage-causing animals".
Man's best friends are paying a high price for South Africa's economic slump and emigration -- more pets are being abandoned than ever.
Thembelihle Tshabalala reports on attempts to remove the official ban on greyhound racing.
Deceased hotelier Leona Helmsley, who bequeathed $12-million to her pet dog, has left the rest of her multibillion-dollar estate to animal welfare.