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Keeping your goats healthy
Healthy goats have good appetites, glossy coats, clear, bright eyes, and are interested in everything around them.
The benefits of microchipping your pet
Every day, animals go missing. Sadly, many are never reunited with their owners, simply because of a lack of identification. A microchip gives your pet the best chance of being reunited with you if they become lost or stolen.
Top tips for transporting your pets in the car
Take your pet’s safety and happiness into consideration before going on any trip.
Is a dog the right companion animal for you?
Dogs can make delightful pets, but before you decide to take on this new responsibility, please look into and consider carefully the needs of dogs and remember that these animals will rely on you to meet their needs every day of the year.
Exercise and enrichment for dogs
Dogs need a secure and comfortable living environment with lots of enrichment; this may be indoors, indoors and outdoors, or outdoors (but we believe that dogs should be allowed inside as they are part of the family).
What to feed your dog or puppy
Dogs need a premium food for energy and health, and access to water at all times.
Keeping your dog healthy
Desexing, vaccinations, parasite treatment and regular vet visits all play their part in keeping your dog or puppy healthy.
The truth behind brachycephalic breeds - appearance over welfare?
The squishy face, the short and cuddly body, the big adoring eyes – these are some of the many features that attract people to breeds such as pugs, French bulldogs, British bulldogs, Persian cats and Scottish fold cats.
Caring for pigs
Pigs are social and intelligent animals. They are a sub-species of the wild boar, and can live up to 15 years! Before you decide to care for pigs, it is important to consider whether you have the time, resources, and knowledge, as well as the right environment to care for your pigs properly.
Desexing your companion animals saves lives
The overpopulation of pets in New Zealand is a huge concern, and thousands of animals end up homeless or neglected every year as a result. SPCA works hard to find homes for these animals, but it is an unending battle - we need your help!