Poachers slaughter several rescue bucks in Signal Hill

"Dr Koos Vorster and his wife Ita have welcomed several duikers into their home—serving as a sanctuary…

Please do not give your cat or dog these five foods

Saving your four-legged friend from issues and you from heartache, let's take a look at five…

Tiger King 2 goes live today—Official trailer and what to expect

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness was named the quarantine show and quickly became one of the…

Puppies found locked up with gas bottles, Newcastle SPCA responds

"Images of two puppies in a cage, surrounded by gas canisters, saw animal lovers up in…

Foot burnt Boerboel on N3 saved by hero KZN Paramedics

"On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the KwaZulu Private Ambulance Service was dispatched to help a dog hobbling…

Did you know Newcastle has a State Vet for impoverished pet owners and rural farmers?

"For pet owners, caring for an animal can and does run into the thousands, making it…

Foot and Mouth Disease identified in 22 KZN locations

"Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been identified in 22 locations in KwaZulu-Natal, with the Minister of Agriculture,…

NICD warns of rabies reported in West Rand, Gauteng Province

"The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has issued a rabies notice, warning communities in Gauteng…

Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak hits Northern KwaZulu-Natal

"Moving or transporting all cloven-hoofed animals, including livestock and game, has been banned in several districts…

The atrocity of rhino poaching and what Princess Charlene of Monaco is doing about it

"While staying at Thanda Safari in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Princess was involved in various conservation…

Municipality responds to allegations of animal neglect at its Pound

"According to the resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, she recently visited the local Pound and…

Two lions having a great time in the Vryheid area, killing six cattle and a horse

"While the bodies of the animals were found, the lions were nowhere in sight. Vryheid SPCA…

Snake wrangler shares tales of snakes found in the Newcastle area

"The Newcastle based Steve Erwin of snakes says his commitment to reptilian welfare sees him working…

Controversy arises over caged dogs at a business—conflicting stories creating more questions

"These caged animals' plight recently came to light following a person taking to social media, explaining…

Vets discuss animal neglect—when pets suffer due to ignorance

"Like humans, pets have requirements extending far beyond food and shelter. These, often decades-long companions, are…

Minister blocks proposal to allow sale of elephant and rhino meat for human consumption

"The amendment to the existing Meat Safety Act (MSA) was initially proposed in February 2020 by…

5 livestock animals with jaw-dropping price tags

There are a varying range of investment opportunities the world over. However, when combing through some of…

Newcastle Furrytails, the initiative which cares for Newcastle animals

Caring for the less fortunate in communities often sees people extending a helping hand to their…

EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading make damning allegations regarding animal trade

The EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading have produced a report which makes damning allegations regarding…

Newcastle’s animals need your help, a cause worth supporting this lockdown

The nationwide lockdown has affected scores of South Africans, affecting their daily lives in more ways…

World’s wildlife embraces COVID-19 lockdown measures

"As various countries enforce a lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, animals are now wandering…

An expected 80 000 Cape Fur Seal pups to be murdered

"The massacre of thousands of innocent lives has officially begun in Namibia, where 80 000 Cape…

Boanerges MCC bikers coming to the aid of animals this weekend

Dressed in their biker gear, a group of bikers will be descending on Ladysmith, before heading…

Newcastle SPCA, the voice of the community’s animals

George Eliot once said, “Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass…

Local heroes, Dr Koos & Ita Vorster are beacons of light for rescue animals

Paul McCartney once said, “You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats…

Did you know, there are animals in Africa your grandchildren will never see?

Africa is one of the most beautiful continents on earth. With wide open spaces and an…

Can your dog’s fleas outjump your cat’s fleas? Huh?

"Firstly, for those who are constantly debating which is the better pet, a cat or dog,…

Newcastle’s insane and cruel animal trade on Facebook

“Using social media for the selling of pets or for giving them to good homes is…