SPCA adop­tion corner

Eyethu Baywatch - - NEWS • IZINDABA - Tam­lyn Jolly

THERE are many dogs and cats, pup­pies and kit­tens up for adop­tion at the Richards Bay SPCA.

All have ei­ther been sur­ren­dered or brought in as strays.

Any­one want­ing to adopt an an­i­mal can con­tact the SPCA on 035 7532086, or visit them at their premises in Bayview Boule­vard.

Strict adop­tion pro­ce­dures ap­ply. Prospec­tive own­ers must com­plete an adop­tion ap­pli­ca­tion form, af­ter which SPCA in­spec­tors un­der­take a prop­erty in­spec­tion.

If ap­proved, the fol­low­ing fees ap­ply adop­tion fee for a dog is R750 and for a cat R550.

Please note this is a once-off fee which in­cludes your new pet’s first 5-in-1 and ra­bies vac­ci­na­tions, it will be de-wormed, ster­ilised (if older than six months) and given a SPCA iden­ti­fi­ca­tion tag.

For pets adopted at younger than six months of age, a ster­il­i­sa­tion con­tract ap­plies.

The SPCA is al­ways in need of do­na­tions, whether food, money or items that can be sold in their shops on the monthly mar­ket days.

Any­one who wants to do­nate can take their items to their premises in Meerensee.

This adult male labrador­cross-ridge­back was brought in to the Richards Bay SPCA as a stray af­ter be­ing found in Hluh­luwe

This adult male Jack Rus­sell was picked up as a stray and has been at the Richards Bay SPCA since mid-March

Tam­lyn Jolly

This is one of three adult Yorkies avail­able for adop­tion at Richards Bay SPCA. The two fe­males and one male were picked up as strays

This beau­ti­ful four-year-old fe­male staffie was re­cently sur­ren­dered to the Richards Bay SPCA. She has a lovely na­ture, but has some trou­ble get­ting on with other fe­males. She is look­ing for a lov­ing home

This cute seven-month-old male cross breed has been at the Richards Bay SPCA for about six weeks and is desperate to be adopted into a lov­ing home. He is play­ful and has a lovely tem­per­a­ment and would make an ideal fam­ily pet

This adult fe­male Ridge­back-crossGrey­hound was ear­lier this month sur­ren­dered to the Richards Bay SPCA and has a gen­tle na­ture

This male cross-breed named Max is only 10 months old

This beau­ti­ful, en­er­getic six-mon­thold fe­male Husky cross has been at Richards Bay SPCA since mid-March af­ter be­ing picked up as a stray. She has a lovely na­ture and would make an ideal fam­ily pet

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