animal welfare

 
More than 2000 tigers killed and trafficked this century — report
More than 2000 tigers killed and trafficked this century — report
More than 2 300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday,...
NSPCA wins lion bone trade case against department
NSPCA wins lion bone trade case against department
In a court ruling this week, government’s decision to set a quota for the export of 800 lion skeletons was declared “unlawful and constitutionally invalid”....
Retail giants take the lead in animal welfare
Retail giants take the lead in animal welfare
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has welcomed the trend of phasing out the use of sow crates, a metal enclosure used in commercial pig farming...
[Video]Services for all – even the animals
[Video]Services for all – even the animals
Lack of service delivery in Durban Deep, Johannesburg, has not only affected people, but the animals at the Claw shelter too.
Animal activists slam new traps
Animal activists slam new traps
Animal activists and farmers are up in arms about draft government regulations for the "management of damage-causing animals" that allow for the...
People too poor for pets
People too poor for pets
Man's best friends are paying a high price for South Africa's economic slump and emigration -- more pets are being abandoned, and adoption rates at...
'Legalise dog racing'
'Legalise dog racing'
Hundreds of greyhounds race around purpose-built oval tracks in South Africa each weekend -- even though the sport has been banned for more than 40...
No dog's life following $8bn bequest
No dog's life following $8bn bequest
Deceased hotelier Leona Helmsley, who bequeathed $12-million of her fortune to her pet dog, left the rest of her multibillion-dollar estate to...

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