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Tshwane SPCA: General Manager

The Tshwane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a nonprofit organisation responsible for the welfare of animals in the Tshwane Metro in terms of the SPCA Act 169 of 1993.

The Tshwane SPCA seeks to appoint a General Manager, based in Waltloo, Pretoria.

This is a full-time employment contract.


Rhino Poaching on the Increase in SA

Kim Helfrich says that in cold statistics, the number of rhinos poached a day in South Africa has now reached three with 769 of these Big Five animals killed to date this year.

Helfrich states that this equates to 3.027 animals a day and the country’s internationally renowned Kruger National Park remains the preferred hunting ground for rhino poachers.

Free-Range Food a Can of Worms - NGO

Animal rights organisation, Beauty without Cruelty, says there is no such thing as a happy chicken.
The organisation’s national chairperson, Beryl Scott, says because of the treatment of even so-called free-range animals in South Africa, the organisation does not advocate the eating of chickens, eggs or other meat in South Africa.
Though consumers have the option of buying free-range eggs and organic meat, South Africa does not have laws that clearly define the terms ‘free range’ or ‘organic’.

Tshwane SPCA: Bookkeeper

The Tshwane SPCA is a registered NGO with branches in Waltoo and Centurion. We are currently looking for a qualified bookkeeper to join our team.

The Tshwane SPCA seeks to appoint a Bookkeeper, based in Pretoria.


  • Management of our payroll;
  • Accounts payable and receivable;
  • Tax and other statuary returns;
  • Bank and balance returns;
  • Monthly reports;
  • General administration tasks.


The Tourist Trap: Five Myths Promoting Wild Animal Exploitation Exposed

Often due to lack of awareness, many unsuspecting tourists and locals fall into the trap of believing a holiday around sunny South Africa to ‘take in the big five’ and other wildlife romps causes no harm. And in some cases, they believe that they may even be supporting conservation or improving the welfare of wild animals.
Forget carbon footprint: the trail of destruction caused by the exploitation of wild animals should equally be cause for alarm.

Activists Angry Over Pet Shop Profits

Animal rights groups in Germiston, Ekurhuleni, are on the warpath against pet shops ‘selling pets for profit’.

Animal rights group, Beauty Without Cruelty South Africa’s Smaragda Louw, points out that, “People don’t know that the cute puppy they see in the pet shop window is actually the product of an endless cycle of violence.’

Tshwane SPCA: Volunteer Veterinary Nurse

The Tshwane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to animal welfare.

The Tshwane SPCA seeks to recruit a voluntary Veterinary Nurses, based in Pretoria.

Only qualified veterinary nurses will be considered for this voluntary position.

The position would include theatre preparation and general assistance to the veterinarians in the clinic.

To apply, submit a CV and copy of qualifications to the Tshwane SPCA at


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