SPCA New Zealand

North Island Flooding - What Pet Owners need to know:

Here are some important tips and guidelines for pet owners to keep in mind during this difficult time.

Please contact MPI for emergency response support on: 0800 222 200

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Advice & welfare

Fighting Animals

Animals in Entertainment, Sport, and Work

SPCA opposes animal fighting for sport or entertainment, for example dog fighting and cock fighting.

The infliction of pain, distress, fear and/or suffering on any animal for sport or entertainment is unacceptable. It is an offence under the Animal Welfare Act 1999 to knowingly own, possess, keep, train, or breed an animal for the purposes of having that animal participate in an animal fighting venture. Activities in which animals are induced or trained to fight other animals or humans are intolerable and must not be permitted in society.

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