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.
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
They may be irresistibly adorable, but SPCA Otago wants to
remind people that kittens are not just for Christmas.
A new dog rescue charity is being set up to rehouse stray
dogs no longer taken by Otago SPCA.
The Dunedin City Council is the only local authority in the
country with proven success in controlling the dog
Staff from construction company Calder Stewart were in the
dog house on Saturday but it was all for a good cause.
The torture of two kittens has angered Waikouaiti police, who
are determined to track down those responsible.
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.
Dunedin resident Kim Spooner (20) gets to know her new
kitten, Nahla, at Dunedin SPCA premises yesterday.
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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