Animal Welfare Organisations


Be inspired by people and the organisations which make a difference every day. This is where you’ll learn about the humble beginnings of rescue organisations that never gave up, and discover who needs your help and how you can enrich the life of a homeless animal.


 

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Fur-Get-Me-Knot

15th Apr, 2019
We work in Westlake, the impoverished area behind Polsmoor Prison, Tokai. For each RDP house there will be three to five shacks on the same plot, and many of these homes have a variety of animals, being mainly dogs, cats, pigeons, rabbits and other birds, as well as tortoises. ...read more
 

Retreat 2 Eden

1st Apr, 2019
With the aim of not only taking in the usual waifs, strays and cruelty cases, but also to honour dogs which gave the majority of their lives to the service of mankind, an unusual rescue centre, Retreat 2 Eden, was founded six years ago on a sprawling 43ha farm in the Southwell area of Port Alfred. ...read more
 

A deaf white Australian Shepherd named Josh was the catalyst for a much-needed rescue organisation dedicated to helping this magnificent breed. ...read more
 

It’s no secret the Eastern Cape is one of the poorest provinces in South Africa. Nestled alongside its coast is the charming seaside village of St Francis Bay. But behind the beautiful scenery lies the local township of Sea Vista, an impoverished community of people facing a daily struggle to survive. ...read more
 

Way back in 1986, a small group of people decided to address the plight of suffering animals surviving within riot-torn townships across Cape Town. They had nothing at their disposal except a battered old van and a love of animals. ...read more
 

Grace came into existence through the calling to rescue of founder Caron Burger after 30 years of private rescue experience. ...read more
 

At the heart of the Western Cape Wine Route lies the small town of Robertson, often referred to as “the valley of wine and roses”. But alongside the tourist-friendly sights and heritage are some impoverished communities in desperate need of help with the companion animals. ...read more
 

The PDSA (SA) has been helping animals in South Africa for 81 years and owes its foundation to the vision of one woman – Maria Elisabeth Dickin – and her determination to raise the status of animals and the standard of their care in society. ...read more
 

A luxurious fluffy coat, flattened face, round eyes and short legs combine in a dog breed that’s been winning hearts for over 2000 years. The Pekingese (Peke) or Lion Dog has been favoured by ancient Chinese royalty and is a popular companion pet around the world. ...read more
 

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