SPCA

Heartening response after pups dumped in bin

Heartening response after pups dumped in bin

The horrified reaction from the public to the story about puppies being left to die in a Central Otago rubbish tin on a hot day has somewhat restored an SPCA inspector's faith in humanity.

Puppies left to die in bin

Puppies left to die in bin

Dumping a litter of nine 5-week-old puppies in a rubbish bin beside Lake Dunstan on a scorching hot day was an act of "unbelievable cruelty".

Not just for Christmas morning

Not just for Christmas morning

They may be irresistibly adorable, but SPCA Otago wants to remind people that kittens are not just for Christmas.

Charity to provide care for stray dogs

Charity to provide care for stray dogs

A new dog rescue charity is being set up to rehouse stray dogs no longer taken by Otago SPCA.

DCC leads dog control

The Dunedin City Council is the only local authority in the country with proven success in controlling the dog population.

Workers' generosity gives dogs a better home

Workers' generosity gives dogs a better home

Staff from construction company Calder Stewart were in the dog house on Saturday but it was all for a good cause.

Anger over kitten torture

Anger over kitten torture

The torture of two kittens has angered Waikouaiti police, who are determined to track down those responsible.

Source of pigeon deaths in Exchange not found

Source of pigeon deaths in Exchange not found

An investigation into the possible poisoning of pigeons and other birds in the Exchange area of Dunedin has failed to find the source of the reported deaths.

You've got that loving feline

You've got that loving feline

Dunedin resident Kim Spooner (20) gets to know her new kitten, Nahla, at Dunedin SPCA premises yesterday.

Looking for a home

Looking for a home

Hopeful for the adoption of a kitten from the Otago SPCA are (from left) Emily (7), Aidan (2), Craig, and Caitlin (10) Ealson, of Mosgiel, in Dunedin yesterday.

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