Animal Welfare Organisations

Be inspired by people and the organisations which make a difference every day. This is where you’ll learn about the humble beginnings of rescue organisations that never gave up, and discover who needs your help and how you can enrich the life of a homeless animal.


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Eight years ago, I ventured into a rural, severely impoverished township called Khetani in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. more

PawFriends Animal Rescue Organisation began in Cape Town’s impoverished Westlake township in July 2010. more

SA Basset Adoptions

9th Sep, 2019
The Hush Puppies Basset Hound has become a household name and mascot of the famous shoe brand. The dog breed itself comes across as awfully cute and adorable, the dogs looking almost comical with their abnormally long ears and droopy eyes. more


19th Aug, 2019
ReWild is about saving bats by bringing the beauty of bats to the hearts of people. more

There are numerous rescue organisations looking after the welfare of our beloved cats and dogs, but what about our equine companions? more

Cute, cuddly little dogs are eternally popular as companion animals. But, sadly, many of them end in need of rehoming or rescuing from unacceptable circumstances. This is where Maltese, French Poodle and Yorkie Rescue South Africa comes in. more

Uitsig Animal Rescue Centre is home to 268 dogs, 47 cats, 3 horses, 23 pigs, 1 goat and 219 chickens. more

Beauty Without Cruelty, the oldest animal rights organisation in the country, started in South Africa in 1975, and it was fairly simple. more

Little did our founder, Joanne Kontaxoupolous (resident of Xanadu Eco Estate), know back in June 2016 that her life would never be the same again. Especially after receiving a distressing notice regarding feral cats in the area. more

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