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Ridgeback Success Story

This is the story of two Ridgeback crosses, brother and sister, Blue and Sadie. They were adopted last year in June by a lady called Vanessa B, who lives on a farm in southern Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. She has been a top supporter of the SPCA, adopting animals from all over

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Unusual Pet Names

A recent post on the Bulawayo SPCA Facebook page asked visitors to list their unusual pet names in the comments. Below are responses from some of the over 50 people who shared their pet names. Cats Black Jack – Black tail-less cat who looks like a black Jack Russell Bug

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CANINE PARVOVIRUS OR PARVO

Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs, but unvaccinated dogs and puppies younger than four months old are the most at risk. Dogs that are ill from canine parvovirus infection are often said to have “parvo.” The virus affects dogs’ gastrointestinal tracts and is spread

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The Work of an SPCA Inspector

The core purpose of any SPCA is the prevention of cruelty to animals, and in order to achieve this aim, qualified Inspectors are employed to enforce the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (Chapter 19:09). Our Inspectors each respond to and investigate, an average of 40 cases of cruelty per

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RAINY SEASON

Remember, in the rainy season set up sod in a kiddie pool, other bin or tarp to allow your pets to continue to potty appropriately on a covered patio, in a garage or indoors during hurricanes or other severe weather. Hopefully we have some great rain coming this rainy season.

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