Category Archives: Welfare

Joburg Pet Limit By-Laws: Counter-Productive and Superfluous

I was asked to assist a welfare organisation and this was my response to Joburg Council, who insisted that the organisation in question obtain a permit as ‘kennels’ or reduce their current dogs from 14 to 4: The original complaint

Mangaung By-Laws Comments

        In response to the draft by-laws for Mangaung, the following comments/suggestions were made by a DA councillor. I do wish politicians would consult with those who have some knowledge of the variables, I came across this

CalChlorin: The best-kept secret in Veterinary Science?

        A Viable, Safe and Affordable Solution to the overpopulation crisis We have a significant dog and cat overpopulation problem in South Africa. It is a deepening crisis for a number of reasons: 1. Most SA animal

Welfare vs Rights – A counterproductive false dichotomy

A false dilemma (also called false dichotomy, false binary, black-and-white thinking, bifurcation, denying a conjunct, the either-or fallacy, fallacy of exhaustive hypotheses, the -fallacy of false choice, the fallacy of the false alternative, or the fallacy of the excluded middle)

Mike Kerr and Save A Pet

Over the past few months I have been working with the Save A Pet committee to reinstate the clinic as you can see in the photos it is just about ready, So now you know I am defiantly mad in

Dwayne and Lady

(This is a little late because of the problems with the domain but I just had to feature it)   In the midst of all the animal abuse and neglect fieldworkers see daily, there are also those people who warm


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Ban Animal Trading: Update

(BAT sent this update via email and I thought I would feature it since many of you will not be aware of what they are doing. More updates next newsletter about their assistance with the Fireworks Banning Initiative) The month