At first glance, they look like four bubbles in a piece of tissue. But each bubble is a kitten – aborted and thrown in a bin.
It is the last operation of the day in the SPCA’s free de-sexing caravan. The mobile clinic is helping out its Auckland branch this week.
Its executive director Bob Kerridge says [...]
Hooli is a friendly four-year-old German Shepherd cross with a shiny speckled-brown coat. She loves food and will eat almost anything.
But her menu is not that of the average bone-burying dog. No, Hooli is a vegan dog.
Veganism is a diet most people associate with celebrity humans such as Natalie Portman and Ellen de Generes, rather [...]
A new animal welfare code has been released, part of which allows for tail docking of puppies who are less than four days old.
The official document, released by the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC), allows for removal of tails by a person who possesses the appropriate knowledge, training and competency necessary to do so [...]
Auckland’s Northern Animal Shelter has its doors wide open as it gears up for the summer rush of new dogs from the North Shore and Rodney areas.
The shelter opened to the public six weeks ago and has already received a huge response from people wanting to adopt a dog.
Shelter manager Sarah Churchill says: “The shelter is running really [...]
The SPCA is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a number of events, the cutest of which must be the blessing of the animals service at St Matthew-in-the-city.
Bob Kerridge, Auckland SPCA chief executive, says the service, in its 25th year, is the most important event of the year. “It’s a day out of the year to [...]