ANIMALS

PE horse grooms’ hearing delayed by seven days

CCMA to make a decision on a technical point of law to be argued in the case

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16 October 2020

Grooms and stable owners head to CCMA

The struggling racing industry is beset with labour conflict

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14 October 2020

“They stabbed and stoned my horses” says Fairview stable owner

Dippin Blu Horse Racing considers legal action against its former workers after protest

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18 September 2020

Meet Plett’s happy dogs

Volunteers feed 250 pets from informal settlements every Saturday

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3 September 2020

Alarm over proposed changes to Meat Safety Act

Legislative amendments would include most animals as meat products

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15 May 2020

Covid-19: Worldwide call for ban on wildlife markets

Appeal sent to World Health Organisation to publicly confirm threat posed to health

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9 April 2020

Two dogs shot in Khayelitsha lockdown recovering

“We were completely shocked. We confronted the officer and asked him why he shot the dogs like that”

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8 April 2020

Looking out for Cape Town’s cart horses

The Cart Horse Protection Association relies solely on donations to oversee 450 horses

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25 October 2019

Last minute reprieve for Khayelitsha dogs

Mdzananda Animal Clinic’s appeal for help gets positive response across city

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23 May 2019

Circus animals: part of a magical world, or the victims of cruelty?

Protesters call for boycott of travelling circus

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4 April 2019

Woman can’t keep the dog that saved her life

Scotty rescued Nonzame Vuyi in a shack fire in Cape Town; now he may have to be sent to the Eastern Cape

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5 February 2019

Khayelitsha clinic saves lives of our best friends

Mdzananda Animal Clinic treats nearly 700 animals a month

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1 February 2019

Mfuleni’s marvellous pets

While dogs are the most popular pet, some very curious creatures have formed lasting friendships with the township’s residents

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22 January 2019

Wimpy targeted by animal rights campaigners

Faith-based collective wants restaurants to source eggs from chickens which are not caged

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27 September 2018

Killing rats: a clash of values

NSPCA and city’s residents disagree on how to do pest control

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23 February 2018

SPCA dropped by Lottery

Cuts affect services to poor communities

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21 February 2018