Animals

Donkeys smuggled from SA to China for medicine

North West government to start donkey production programme

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News | 24 February 2017

How our Constitution views animals

Court says “animals are sentient beings” capable of suffering and pain

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Law | 22 February 2017

Meet Khayelitsha’s adorable pets

Volunteer facility provides essential medical care to residents’ best friends

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Photo Essay | 21 February 2017

Putting the horse before the cart

Cart horses depend for their welfare on their drivers and owners, and the grooms and farriers that help them

Text and all photos by Nicholas Ashby.

Feature | 10 November 2016

“They’re stealing the sport”

An in-depth look at the changing face of traditional horse racing in the Eastern Cape - Part Three

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Masixole Feni.

Feature | 2 November 2016

Abattoir workers win unfair dismissal case on appeal

Judge Davis criticises formalistic approach by Labour court

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Brief | 22 August 2016

Hangberg’s dog rescuer

Up in the cramped Hout Bay district of Hangberg, Shaygam Newman lives on the edge with a dream - to develop the refuge he maintains for dogs and cats

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Photo Essay | 8 June 2016

Sick pets get a free lift in Vrygrond

Mobile clinic makes a huge difference for pet owners in working class neighbourhoods

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News | 1 February 2016

Blikkiesdorp residents care for their animals despite challenges

Residents of Blikkiesdorp work hard to give their animals a good life, gathering with their pets to receive basic vet care, food and advice from volunteers at Tin Can Town animal rescue organisation.

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News | 15 January 2016