Happy Tales

Chelsea Le Roux and Fabian who was adopted from SPCA Louis Trichardt.
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My Ollie

15th Nov, 2019
Andre Verbiest is the founder of HAWK Koinonia, and he assists the communities around him by educating, treating, sterilising, and feeding animals in the area when finances allow. ...read more

Saving Snoopy

13th Nov, 2019
The soaking-wet black puppy named Snoopy was ice-cold and barely breathing when he arrived with his very concerned owners at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Khayelitsha early in the morning in June 2019. ...read more

Princess was brought to the centre around 2012 – we weren’t in the position to take in any more dogs as we had approximately 800 there at the time. ...read more

Adorable Ollie came to African Tails with his sister when they were just six weeks old. Ollie’s original name was “Luigi”, and from the beginning we could see that he was just the sweetest little soul... ...read more

Phoenix was rescued from Phoenix, in Durban (of course!), and soon after being rescued, I received a frantic message from Janice MacDonald, his foster mom. ...read more

There are few people who understand the bond between a horse and its rider/owner. So it’s hard to explain the horror and fear that strikes when something happens to your beloved horses… ...read more


25th Oct, 2019
Earlier this year, I received a WhatsApp from Sighthound Rescue South Africa (SRSA); it contained pictures of an extremely tatty-looking, black three-legged Greyhound who’d been found running along an open road in Gauteng. ...read more

Baby Dax

23rd Oct, 2019
The white-and-grey kitten was born with severely curved front legs and was the only survivor of the litter. ...read more


18th Oct, 2019
It was the 7th of March, 2019, when I came across a post on R.A.D’s Facebook page. Their Orphan House was full and they were in urgent need of a foster home for Brolloks. ...read more

Barkly’s New Life

11th Oct, 2019
In June this year, my partner, Dee Donaldson, and I were devastated by the death of our beloved cockapoo, Paddington. We’d had a unique bond, and his death – although somewhat anticipated at his advanced age – left a huge hole in our hearts and in our home. ...read more

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