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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The horse’s leg was so badly broken that the leg was just hanging – and yet someone had sent him in to be auctioned off anyway. This was the sight that stopped me in my tracks eight years ago at an auction in De Deur. more

Our Frosty Face Foster Program was conceived over a windy weekend in May 2016; why that is vivid in my memory is because Kara (CDR’s Chairperson) and I were supposed to be out riding pillion on our husbands’ bikes. The wind had everything akimbo that miserable weekend and the motorcycles didn’t stand a chance, so we ended up doing that rare “weekend away from everything” in a car. more


7th Aug, 2017
#whereswillie is a fund-raising campaign for the African Tails project: Mending Mamre. The Willie in question is Willie Richards of single-trackTM, avid runner, advocate for healthy living and a man who lives by his motto: “If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem”. more

The Dogbox Project

3rd Jul, 2017
Are you doing something special for your 67 minutes on Mandela Day this year? If not, we at The Dogbox Project still have open kennels available at our Mandela Day event. Young and old are welcome, so bring the entire family. more

Adorabull Terrier Rescue and Rehabilitation is a small, but powerful, rescue organisation, much like the lady who founded and heads it, Dania Skone. Dania is a qualified animal behaviourist and the unofficial “bull terrier whisperer”. She has changed the destiny of one of the most misunderstood breeds in our country forever. more

Tekkie Tax is a national fundraising campaign founded in 2013 by Annelise de Jager. The idea is that welfares can do more fundraising as a group – as De Jager says: “Together we can achieve more than our individual efforts combined.” more

WOOF Project

10th Apr, 2017
Arguably one of the most dynamic shelter concepts in the world, WOOF Project kicked off in Sea Point at the beginning of March. A dog adoption initiative by Oscar’s Arc, the dogs come from Western Cape shelters and the collaborative project aims to inspire the public to adopt a dog – and to give one a lasting chance – through this multi-million Rand initiative. more

ZURI Orphanage

6th Mar, 2017
Zuri Orphanage was established as a “side effect” of my work as a veterinarian in Tsumeb, in the far north of Namibia, where I live. Tsumeb is over 400km away from Namibia’s main town, Windhoek, and there are few resources for orphaned and injured wild animals. more

Ban animal trading

13th Feb, 2017
Ban Animal Trading (BAT) is a registered non-profit company (NPC) and non-profit organisation (NPO) dedicated to confronting and eradicating animal exploitation and abuse in all industries benefiting from the misery and suffering of sentient creatures. BAT is an animal rights organisation that exists to end animal exploitation through facilitating positive and meaningful change. more

Watershed Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Fund was started in 2009 by Stephne Jackson. Having worked with Stellenbosch Animal Welfare Society for over a decade, Stephne saw the need to start a fund to help South African animal welfare organisations with specific needs and projects, particularly sterilisation drives (a subject very close to her heart), emergency medical care, rescue centres in dire straits, and organising flights for animals adopted to different parts of the country. more

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