Project Kereru's Nic Hurring, (left) SPCA Otago executive
officer Sophie McSkimming and SPCA vet nurse and animal
attendant Lisa Gerard release wood pigeons (kereru) on the
SPCA's grounds at Opoho this week.
A man's appalling and woeful treatment of hens on a property
described as "a death camp for chickens" was aggravated by
amount of time it would have taken for them to get to the
point where they were dying or almost dying of starvation or
A day after spending $100 to buy a dog impounded by the
Dunedin City Council, St Clair couple Dale Wedlock and
Heather Gruppelaar faced a veterinary bill of hundreds to
treat their new pet's canine parvovirus.