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‘Why is it an essential service?’: Lockdown has not stopped slaughter of endangered sharks

Demersal shark longliners offer few jobs, harm biodiversity An endangered hammerhead shark, washed up in the wake of shark longline …

Dogs trained to protect wildlife have saved 45 rhinos from poachers in South Africa

The dogs, who vary from a beagle to bloodhound, began training from birth before working at 18 months-old at the …

How policing on horseback continues to be one of the most effective crime fighting tools

  Why do we need mounted police in 2020? Modern police have been quick to embrace technology, with body cameras …

Emaciated captive bred lions found again at Slippers facilities

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) are in the process of laying animal cruelty charges in terms of the Animal …

Lockdown: Caracal spotted strolling the streets of Simon’s Town

Locals were given a once-in-a-lifetime experience after spotting the elusive caracal as it walked through the Murdock Valley. Image via …

Level 4 lockdown: Can you adopt an animal yet?

Potential adopters are being turned away from animal organisations who are unsure whether they can adopt animals or not. Until …

Covid-19: Support local animal shelters during the lockdown

FOURWAYS – Although it’s the humans in lockdown, dogs and cats are also in need during this difficult time. Here …

Pet welfare during Covid-19

JOBURG – The South African Veterinary Association shares tips on on pet health during the lockdown. Here are some guidelines …

Baby leatherback sea turtles thriving due to COVID-19 beach restrictions

Baby leatherback sea turtles make their way to the ocean as soon as they hatch. (Image: © VW Pics via …