The SPCA is opposed to the keeping of domestic animals by those who do not have the facilities, time, financial means or level of interest to ensure optimal standards of care and husbandry for their companion animals.
The SPCA is opposed to the keeping of indigenous wild or exotic species as companion animals.
The SPCA recognises that many people seek the company and emotional attachment with animals, particularly domestic animals, and encourage a bond between them. However, after adopting an animal, the guardian must act responsibly. The SPCA is opposed to the keeping of any domestic animal by persons who cannot look after them properly. Animals have little choice as to where they find themselves, and it is the owner’s responsibility and duty to ensure that they do not take on any animals that they cannot effectively and responsibly care for.
To be a responsible pet owner it is vital that:
Please note all stallions and colts will be gelded prior to leaving the SPCA unless they are too young in which case an appointment will be made for castration at a later date.
Sharing your life with a senior pet allows you to treasure every moment and find joy in the simplest of things. Their companionship teaches us about resilience, acceptance, and the enduring power of love.
From the moment these precious pets arrived at the SPCA, we knew they deserved nothing but love and happiness. Now, seeing them go home with their new families, we are filled with an overwhelming sense of joy and fulfilment. April’s adoptions have brought so much joy to all, and we are forever grateful to those who have opened their hearts and homes to these deserving pets