News

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

Thank you for easing the heartbreak and for giving hope

Over the busy Christmas holiday season, our SPCA admitted around 1 500 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies – most of them simply ‘unwanted’.    Posted 2018-01-09 06:30:51

Diary Dates

Get those diaries out and take note of these important evetns coming up   Posted 2018-01-09 06:24:07

Paws for thought - with Caroline Smith

It may surprise you to hear that our staff are often on the receiving end of the most vicious verbal attacks, aggression and threats of physical violence from members of the public.    Posted 2018-01-09 06:19:08

Faith, hope, love

Never have we been happier to hear the Adoption Bell peal out than when sweet little Faith went home with her new owners, the Prinsloo family of Glenhills.    Posted 2018-01-09 06:12:29

Running for the dogs

A big thank you to the ten athletes who joined together as Team SPCA to run the inaugural FNB Durban 10 km City Surf Run for our furry orphans   Posted 2018-01-05 07:37:29

National Wills Week a big success

Yvonne Boden made herself available at our premises during the week to prepare Wills for our supporters and provide advice on estate planning – all free of charge.   Posted 2018-01-05 07:32:55

Ricky recovers ... and finds true love

When Ricky was brought to our SPCA he was suffering from rickets and struggling to move freely on severely bowed frontlegs   Posted 2018-01-05 07:26:18

Dougal rises to the challenge

Imagine putting on a furry dog suit on one of Durban’s notoriously warm mornings ...   Posted 2018-01-05 07:12:34

Breakfast with Archie

It’s Durban’s best kept secret – the awesome Archie Breakfast special at Coffee Cats Café    Posted 2018-01-02 09:43:06

Unique calendar features your pets

It’s not too late to get your hands on the Durban & Coast SPCA 2018 calendar. Featuring winning images from our annual Paws for the Camera competition, these delightful calendars are a ‘must have’ for your home or office   Posted 2017-12-19 13:55:55

Another Battle Against Cruelty Won

19 April 2017: the Durban & Coast SPCA secured another successful conviction   Posted 2017-05-08 11:51:33

A message to warm our hearts

We recently received this message from one of our new pet owners   Posted 2017-05-08 10:33:22

Annual Golf Day 2017

Book now to play on 12 May at Royal Durban   Posted 2017-03-24 07:16:54

3 Ways to help

Get involved this year ...   Posted 2017-01-18 13:42:22

Lives saved here every day, thanks to you!

Last year, our SPCA animal clinic and hospital attended to over 30 000 dogs and 15 000 cats ... an average of 144 pets per day!    Posted 2017-01-12 15:24:04

Turning tragedy into hope ... with your help

Having just experienced one of our busiest and most heartbreaking festive holiday seasons, huge thanks go out to our wonderful friends and supporters.   Posted 2017-01-12 15:13:06

Paws for thought with Caroline Smith

If you’ve been to the cinema recently, you might have seen the NSPCA advertisement aimed at creating awareness around the scourge of organised dog fighting.   Posted 2017-01-12 15:10:52

Meet Philani Chili

Philani has been working in our clinic for nearly two years now as an Animal Welfare Assistant.   Posted 2017-01-12 14:59:41

Don’t give up on me!

If there’s one thing that saddens us more than anything else, it’s when an animal is adopted from our SPCA, only to be returned a few weeks later.   Posted 2017-01-12 14:53:23

Inside Inspectorate

a story to warm your heart   Posted 2017-01-12 14:41:22

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