Wednesday, 12 December 2012
SPCA Offers Kiwis a High Welfare Option this Christmas
The SPCA Blue Tick team has been busy this year adding additional species to their Blue Tick accreditation scheme so that Kiwis can have a high welfare Christmas.
Monday, 5 November 2012
SPCA's Annual List of Shame Mirrors New Zealand's Violent Society
Friday, 2 November 2012
SPCA: "Stockpiling of fireworks causes animal welfare concern"
The reduction of days of sale has failed to save the animals that are affected each year.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Make life sweeter for SPCA animals
There’s a lot to love about baking – the chance to get creative, delicious smells wafting from the oven, showing off the finished masterpiece...
Friday, 22 June 2012
SPCA Agrees with Green Party's Animal Welfare Call to McDonalds
The SPCA agrees with the Green Party’s public request to McDonalds in New Zealand to set welfare standards for their pork products.
Thursday, 7 June 2012
First meat chicken provider to receive the big Blue Tick from SPCA
Monday, 21 May 2012
SPCA re-affirms opposition to cat curfews
The Royal New Zealand SPCA has re-affirmed its opposition to proposals for cat curfews and for by-laws limiting the numbers of cats to two per household in urban areas.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
SPCA Puts High Welfare Firmly on the Menu at Wellington Food Show
The SPCA is set to put high animal welfare firmly on the menu, at their SPCA 'Blue Tick' stand (Wellington Food Show Westpac Stadium, 11-13 May 2012) in a bid to raise awareness that there are humanely farmed egg and meat products that consumers can choose to cook with; and why.
Thursday, 16 February 2012
RNZSPCA & Crown Solicitor Ben Vanderkolk join forces
The Royal New Zealand SPCA and Crown Solicitor, Ben Vanderkolk, join forces.
Monday, 9 January 2012
Animals Lost: SPCA Says "Ban fireworks"
In an ironic twist of fate, Snoopy, SPCA National staff member Helen Wium’s beloved dog, has been one of the latest victims of fireworks.
Saturday, 17 December 2011
Unhappy hams: SPCA says 100% NZ Pork no guarantee of good welfare
Despite consumer pressure, many New Zealand pig farmers are still using inhumane rearing methods with up to 45% of sows confined in sow stalls and farrowing crates for much of their lives.
Thursday, 3 November 2011
SPCA Calls for Vigilance on Guy Fawkes
With Guy Fawkes just around the corner, the Royal New Zealand SPCA is calling for revellers to be mindful of animals when taking part in the celebrations.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Anti-Fur Fashion Advocate gets Ready, Set, Bake for the SPCA
Cambridge based fashion designer, Robyn Brooks of Ooby Ryn is getting her cupcakes out for cash next month in which she will be taking to the streets in support of the SPCA annual cupcake day scheduled to take place August 29th 2011.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Celebrity Chefs Supporting SPCA Blue Tick at Auckland Food Show
A number of celebrity chefs have lent their support to the SPCA Blue Tick, the Royal New Zealand SPCA’s humane farming brand.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Long ones, short ones, soft ones, chubby ones, sad ones, happy ones, brown ones, black ones.
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Lonely Girl Seeking Her Purrfect Match
Are you ready to feel loved up this Valentine's Weekend? Your local SPCA would love to introduce you to a couple of lonely souls falling over themselves to nuzzle their way into your heart.
Wednesday, 12 January 2011
Your Dog May Be Dying from the Heat
Summer means jandal weather, holiday weather, barbeque weather, beach weather and park weather.
Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Royal New Zealand SPCA opens 17 "new" outlets around the country
The Royal New Zealand SPCA is making a significant step to make kittens more readily available to the public, and to save animals’ lives.
Thursday, 16 December 2010
Dog killer sentenced to 160 hours community service
The Royal New Zealand SPCA describes a convicted dog killer as fortunate he committed the offence prior to the passing of new animal welfare legislation, which allows for tougher sentencing.
Tuesday, 9 November 2010
SPCA backs anti-cruelty campaign
The Royal New Zealand SPCA supports Jan Cameron’s anti-cruelty initiative and SAFE’s campaign to ban sow crates, sow stalls and battery hen farming.
Monday, 5 November 2007
'We're happy to sit, run and fetch, but please don't make us beg'
SPCA branches throughout New Zealand are asking their communities to give generously to this week's annual Paws Appeal.
Thursday, 1 November 2007
SPCA welcomes firework regulation change
The Royal New Zealand SPCA has welcomed the reduced time available for purchasing fireworks, saying this could help reduce the terror experienced by animals on and around Guy Fawkes' Night.
Monday, 29 October 2007
New Zealand's shameful cruelty record
SPCA issues annual list of abuse cases.