RETIRED RUGBY LEGENDS LEND THEIR TALENT TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR ANIMALS IN NEED

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 21, 2021, 12:16 p.m.

South Africa’s most famous retired Springbok Centre and International Hall of Fame member, Danie Gerber is one of several ‘old school’ national rugby greats who will be playing in TEARS …

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Protecting pets from accidental and deliberate poisonings

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 3, 2021, 10:58 a.m.

It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare. You come home and your pet is behaving out of character, lethargic or even struggling to get up.

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Compassion Education needed to reduce violence against animals

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2021, 7:25 p.m.

TEARS Animal Rescue, a Pro-life NGO based in Sunnydale in Cape Town, rescues and treats approximately 1050 animals every month.

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CONFIRMED RABIES CASE IN THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 2:04 p.m.

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) would like to inform the public of an outbreak of Rabies in the Cradle of Humankind area.

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JEFF Fitness membership up for grabs and more

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 8:07 a.m.

JEFF is giving away five 1-month Life Memberships to TEARS Online Shoppers. Every time you shop during August and September, you'll be entered into the draw to win!

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To Our Supporters, We Thank You, TEARS!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 30, 2021, 6:42 a.m.

As an organization committed to supporting vulnerable pets and pet owners in at-risk communities TEARS has witnessed the escalating hardships experienced by many people and animals over the past few …

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Thousands of Animals at Risk of Being Exported Live by Sea Need Your Protection!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 13, 2021, 9:19 a.m.

Nelson Mandela Day is a significant day for us all at the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA), not only because of the great sacrifices he made for our country but …

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Law enforcement officials harness technology to combat trafficking in shark products

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 29, 2021, 11:42 a.m.

Recognising the challenges faced by law enforcement officials, WILDOCEANS (a programme of the WILDTRUST) through their ‘Shark & Ray Protection Project’, the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE)....

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TEARS appeals to Capetonians to help feed hungry community pets.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 23, 2021, 1:15 p.m.

With the third wave of COVID19 underway, leading Veterinary Clinic and Rescue non-profit organization (NPO), TEARS Animal Rescue is appealing to the public to help them feed hungry community pets …

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Register for Mandela Day at TEARS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 9, 2021, 9:53 a.m.

Choose a cause that is close to your heart this Mandela Day and gift your 67+ minutes of volunteering to TEARS Animal Rescue.

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Mdzananda Animal Clinic Floods - Emergency Funds Needed

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 27, 2021, 8:54 a.m.

Last week the rain flooded our shelter. Our homeless dogs had to be moved to our small hospital cages; we had no other space for them. It’s only the start …

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TEARS Animal Rescue welcomes the City’s proposed amendments to its Animal Keeping Policy

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 7, 2021, 10:15 a.m.

TEARS Animal Rescue joins other regional animal welfare charities in applauding the City of Cape Town’s proposed amendments to its’ Animal Keeping Policy (2005) that is out for public comment …

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RENOWNED CERTIFIER LAUNCHES SOUTH AFRICAN ORGANIC PROGRAMME

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 1, 2021, 7:34 p.m.

A Greener World has added Certified Organic to its portfolio of respected food labels, offering another competitively priced, rigorous certification option

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How advancements in diagnostics are keeping pets healthier, for longer

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 30, 2021, 10:42 p.m.

From House M.D. to Grey’s Anatomy, diagnostics in human healthcare have become the norm. We expect doctors to be able to figure out what’s wrong with us – and more …

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TEARS Animal Rescue operates at the coalface of animal and community welfare

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 8, 2021, 7:37 p.m.

The TEARS Animal Rescue Veterinary Clinic and Mobile Clinic work jointly to mobilise free veterinary and primary healthcare services to vulnerable companion animals.

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Parvovirus Outbreak Cape Town & Surrounds

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 12, 2021, 7:19 p.m.

During the last month the number of confirmed, positive parvo cases have been steadily climbing at TEARS Animal Rescue in Sunnydale, Cape Town.

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The One Health approach – critical in preventing the next pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 4, 2021, 6:11 p.m.

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that the health of humans and animals are inescapably linked. This isn’t a new revelation, though.

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A Greener World - ANDREW GUNTHER

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 28, 2021, 8:34 p.m.

It is with huge sadness that we share the loss of A Greener World’s Executive Director, Andrew Gunther, who passed away suddenly on Friday, 19 February.

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TEARS is hosting an ADOPTATHON DAY for Adopt-a-Pet dogs and cats.

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 28, 2021, 7:17 p.m.

TEARS Animal Rescue is hosting an ADOPTATHON DAY at its Kennel and Cattery on 6 March from 10AM to 3PM to find homes for Adopt-a-Pet dogs and cats.

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Zoetis SA, Paws 4 U spread some love to under-recognised healthcare workers this Valentine’s Day

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 18, 2021, 5:29 p.m.

COVID-19 hasn’t only impacted the daily lives of working families and school kids. Health and medical facilities have shut their doors to visitors to keep their patients and frontline healthcare …

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WITTEDRIFT FARM AWARDED WORLD-RENOWNED ENVIRONMENTAL AND ANIMAL WELFARE CERTIFICATIONS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 12, 2021, 6:45 p.m.

Boschrivier Farm uses sustainable agriculture methods to earn Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW certification for its pasture-raised pigs and laying hens.

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FIRE DESTROYS HOUSES AND LIVES IN MASIPHUMELELE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 18, 2020, 7:13 p.m.

It is absolute devastation in Masiphumelele after a raging fire fuelled by wind ripped through the community last night.

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DON’T FORGET VULNERABLE SHELTER PETS THIS CHRISTMAS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 1, 2020, 8:14 p.m.

The TEARS Online Shop offers some festive Christmas products that include TEARS Animal Rescue Christmas Stockings, Christmas cards and calendars, Christmas-themed dog and cat toys as well as fun Christmas …

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SERVICE DOG HEROES DESPERATELY NEED FUNDING TO KEEP THE PROGRAM ALIVE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 1, 2020, 5:22 p.m.

A service dog training facility based in Cape Town since 2016 needs funds to facilitate the training of Medical Service Dog Heroes and TheraPets.

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Rescued from a Failing Zoo, Two Lionesses Celebrate First Year at new South African ‘forever home’

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 30, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

After being rescued from the miserable conditions in a failed zoo in Southern Spain and moved to the Born Free Rescue Section at Panthera Africa Big Cat Sanctuary, lionesses Alpha …

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How pets have kept us sane during the pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 22, 2020, 11 a.m.

The month of October is Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of educating the public about mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress, all of which have …

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Mdzananda Animal Clinic - Give a New Leash on Life and get a free buff!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 8, 2020, 5:05 p.m.

Face masks and buffs are going to be around for a long time. Now you can get your very own buff and give a pet a New Leash on Life.

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#WorldRangerDay! We salute you all!

SANCCOB Aug. 2, 2020, 6:24 p.m.

In celebrating World Ranger Day, we honour those who are out in the field, protecting our natural treasures and cultural heritage, tirelessly dedicating their skills and time on a daily …

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Join the BIG Fight Against Live Export By Sea

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 26, 2020, 5:16 p.m.

Live Export Update: NSPCA in court to defend sheep. The case will be heard on the 6th August!

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Continuum of care is the future of animal health, says Zoetis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 13, 2020, 6:38 p.m.

There is a clear shift in traditional ways of practicing veterinary medicine. Animal health companies, such as Zoetis, are revolutionising animal healthcare by providing veterinarians with integrated solutions to predict, …

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Dear Animal Warrior

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 27, 2020, 7:21 a.m.

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) confirms that an urgent application to the High Court has been launched to interdict the impending export by sea of live sheep to Kuwait. …

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