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SPCA resumes adoptions

SPCA resumes adoptions

The cat-killing virus at Otago SPCA has gone and adoptions have resumed but rigorous cleaning continues.

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

The Otago SPCA's cat adoption centre has been closed and put under strict quarantine conditions after about 40 cats came into contact with a highly contagious and deadly virus.

Abandoned dog may be from 'puppy mill'

Abandoned dog may be from 'puppy mill'

The best breeding years are behind purebred shih tzu Ted and he needs a home.

Cat population 'explosion' at SPCA

Cat population 'explosion' at SPCA

Otago SPCA is set to extend its weekend opening hours as its kitten population ''explodes''.

Experts say cats require compulsory microchips

Experts say cats require compulsory microchips

Animal experts in the Otago region are calling for compulsory microchipping of cats in order to control stray cat populations and streamline the return of lost cats to their owners.

Extended shelter stays for pets not logged on

Extended shelter stays for pets not logged on

Microchipped pets are having extended stays in shelters because their owners have failed to log their animals on to a national register, SPCA Otago executive officer Sophie McSkimming says.

Touring vet aims to desex 250 cats in 19-day visit

Touring vet aims to desex 250 cats in 19-day visit

A neutering caravan is in Dunedin for the first time on the last stop of a national tour.

'Amazing' Amelia's animal fundraiser

'Amazing' Amelia's animal fundraiser

Nine-year-old Amelia Steele, of Kyeburn, meets SPCA Otago resident dog Archie, in Dunedin yesterday.

Cat dumping 'disgraceful'

Cat dumping 'disgraceful'

The dumping of a cat in a tied pillowcase on the roof of a four-storey Dunedin building has been condemned by SPCA Otago.

'Distinctive' SPCA donation box stolen

A ''distinctive'' donation box was stolen from the Otago SPCA - the first to be taken from the front counter of the Otago animal welfare charity, executive officer Sophie McSkimming says.

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