SPCA New Zealand
Animal Advocacy

Position Statements

Entertainment, Sport and Work

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  • Breed Shows
    SPCA advocates for human and animal interactions that promote a Good Life where the animal experiences positive welfare and where the physical, health, and behavioural needs of animals are met before, during, and after the show.
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  • Organised school and community events that promote the killing or use of dead animals
    SPCA advocates for children’s involvement in activities that help develop an understanding of and empathy for all animals.  SPCA opposes animal hunts and trapping, and use of dead animals in contests, taking place in association with schools or communities and with the involvement of children. 
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  • Disability Assist Dogs
    SPCA supports the use of appropriate companion animals in human assistance programmes provided they are trained using reward-based methods and assessed as suitable for participation in the programme and that their physical, health, and behavioural needs are met for the whole of their life.
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