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Klipheuwel Vaccination Outreach

Klipheuwel Vaccination Outreach

Press release: Fisantekraal Animal Welfare vaccinates Klipheuwel animals in need Friday 29 September 2018 marked World Rabies Day, an international awareness day aimed at educating the public about the need to vaccinate animals against this terrible disease. To mark the day, on Saturday 30 September a group of volunteers from Fisantekraal Animal Welfare (FAW) and Tygerberg Animal Hospital (TAH), executed a rabies vaccination outreach to the impoverished community of Klipheuwel informal settlement. Unfortunately, although the Western Cape was considered a rabies-free…

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Phoenix in Happy Tails Magazine

Phoenix in Happy Tails Magazine

Thank you so much to Happy Tails for featuring our special boy, Phoenix, on their website. We’re SO proud of him! Please take 10mins to read his story – it will make your day! He truly is an ambassadog for rescues everywhere. Visit the website (link below) for some beautiful, heart-warming pictures.) How Phoenix Rose From The Ashes Written by Jenni Davies of Fisantekraal Animal Welfare and photography by Andrew Waltman This is the incredible story about how a scared, unwanted dog who…

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Northern News (02/03/17) “Welfare to open vet clinic”

Northern News (02/03/17) “Welfare to open vet clinic”

Welfare to open vet clinic by Lizahn Wenzel Fisantekraal Animal Welfare (FAW) is on a fund-raising drive to pull off its plans to open a community vet clinic within the coming months. Jenni Davies, of FAW, said the clinic would better meet the need in a growing community, where the nearest welfare veterinary surgery was more about 20km away. FAW is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays and it offers vaccinations, deworming and parasite treatment. The organisation treats minor injuries and illnesses…

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Tygerburger (01/02/17): “How to keep your pets fit (featuring Baxter)” and “Vehicle needed for animal aid”

Tygerburger (01/02/17): “How to keep your pets fit (featuring Baxter)” and “Vehicle needed for animal aid”

Thank you very much to the Tygerburger newspaper for featuring us in their 1st ‘animal charity issue’ yesterday! 🙂 AND including our article about pet obesity and Baxter who needs to go on a diet. We try to write informative articles as well as having our animals in the newspaper because we believe so strongly in educating and empowering pet owners! Please contact us if you’re interesting in helping Baxter by fostering, or if you’d like our full wish list…

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Tygerburger 26/10/2016: RABIES

Tygerburger 26/10/2016: RABIES

A very important subject! Please note, we cannot assist with vaccinating outside our area as we are a very small organisation with limited funds. We apologise that we cannot assist everyone, although we dearly wish we could! For alternatives to a private vet, which we understand are pricey, you can contact the SPCA, Animal Anti-Cruelty League, or African Tails(who host a twice-monthly clinic available to anyone) for assistance. If you’d like to assist us with funding so that we can…

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A Decade Of Helping People to Help Animals

A Decade Of Helping People to Help Animals

Just over ten years ago, Durbanville resident, Rosa Pheiffer stumbled across Fisantekraal township, 10km away from Durbanville, Western Cape, after taking her housekeeper home one afternoon.  Like most Durbanville residents, she’d never been inside the township; what she saw when she drove through appalled her. Many animals wandered the streets in an awful state – neglect, starvation, and illness were rife. She passed a dog convulsing in the dirt, people just walking by. Sickened, she contacted the Animal Welfare Society…

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