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Woman prosecuted in cruelty case of 9-year-old collie-cross

A woman has been prosecuted after a dog she was supposed to look after suffered "pain and distress" for 10 weeks, the SPCA said today. Deborah Hohua had been entrusted to look after the dog while his owner was in hospital. She was ordered to pay $500 reparation to SPCA Wellington and $100 towards legal costs.

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Wellington SPCA to administer Wairarapa Branch

Wellington SPCA is pleased to announce that it has assumed the administration of the Wairarapa Branch of the RNZSPCA. Over the weekend, members of the Wairarapa Branch met, along with Wellington SPCA CEO Steve Glassey, and gave their full support to this initiative.

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Tree of Remembrance

You can now remember the life of a dear animal friend in a very special way, by purchasing a leaf to be engraved and placed on the Wellington SPCA Tree of Remembrance. Located in the courtyard of our Newtown Centre, the Tree of Remembrance offers a unique opportunity to remember your loved animals. By purchasing leaves you are not only remembering your pets, but also helping us provide rescue, treatment and care for thousands of animals in our community every year.

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SPCA New Zealand 2015 List of Shame

The SPCA’s annual List of Shame highlights the reality of animal cruelty in Aotearoa New Zealand and clearly demonstrates why the SPCA is such an important charity. To think of New Zealand without the SPCA and its inspectors is a scary thought as there would be no one to help the 49,000 animals who came through our doors needing help over the past 12 months.

To read the full List Of Shame (PDF) Click here.



SPCA calls for a ban on rodeos

SPCA has joined together with SAFE and Farmwatch to call for a ban on rodeos. They can be a terrifying and cruel experience for animals, yet in New Zealand this is currently completely legal. The SPCA believe no animal should endure such cruelty, especially simply for the entertainment of people. Please show your opposition by signing our petition to end rodeo cruelty for good.

Sign the petition here.
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More News

7th September 2015 - Abandoned puppies
15th June 2015 - TNR. A reminder
29th Nov 2014 - Going to the Dogs (and Cats)

Cafe space open for tender!

17th March 2014 - Wellingtons First Automated Dogwash
8th February 2014 - A Grand Success
30th January 2014 - Skippy, our unique little cat


Automated K9000 Dogwash available for use 24/7 at our Newtown Centre. Cash and coin operated it makes washing your dog quick and easy and helps support Wellington SPCA animals.


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