Escaping Tragedy and Overcoming a Harrowing Ordeal

Remi has shed her bandages, and is ready for love. Meet Remi, a courageous survivor with a heart full of love! Remi escaped a harrowing ordeal that sadly claimed her furry companion. Rescued from the tragic aftermath of a shack fire, she emerged with singed fur and severe burns. Remi was surrendered to TEARS for…

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Our Pizza Place Puts a New Spin on Pet Adoption

Local Pizza Chain Collaborates with TEARS Animal Rescue and Aid4AID to Promote Pet Adoption Our Pizza Place, a beloved local pizza take-away, is bringing a creative and compassionate touch to their take-away experience. Co-owner Jacques van Velze proudly announced the launch of a new initiative – featuring posters of dogs and cats up for adoption…

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MySchool’s Impact: How Emma Found Hope and Healing

Rescued from the neighbouring under-resourced community of Masiphumelele, Emma’s journey to recovery began when her owners surrendered her to the TEARS Mobile Clinic. Neglected, emaciated and suffering from severe dermatitis caused by an infestation of ticks and fleas, Emma arrived at TEARS crushed both in body and spirit. Compounding her malnutrition and the discomfort caused…

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TEARS 2024 Calendar Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered their beloved TEARS pets into the 2024 TEARS Calendar Competition in celebration of “second chances” and the commemoration of 25 years of rescuing, treating, rehabilitating, and rehoming vulnerable pets. Every single TEARS pet is a winner in our eyes, but in terms of the brief, we made our selection…

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Against All Odds: Valora’s Triumph Over Tragedy

TEARS and local residents rescued an abandoned female Pitbull from inevitable demise after she was hit by a train. They found her lying along the tracks, where she’d been for about a week, with her front leg severed. They’ve named her Valora because it means brave.  On 14 April, Valora’s traumatic story began when it…

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Hey There, Delilah

Meet Delilah. She arrived on the 13th of November 2022 at death’s door. Rescued from a nearby low-income area, emaciated, skeletal, covered in ticks, fleas and fly larvae, the TEARS Veterinary Team was not confident that this little angel would pull through. A filthy mess, her paw pads, gums and ears were pure white when…

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Nikolai Was Rescued in the Nick of Time

Poor Nikolai has been waiting for his chance at TEARS for some time. With desperation reaching a peak, TEARS has been forced to place animals in need of rescue onto a waiting list as we simply do not have space to accommodate them. Nikolai was one of the vulnerable pets on the waiting list, biding…

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10 Dog-Friendly Activities In Cape Town

Cape Town is a great city to have a dog. There are plenty of things to do here that your pup can join you on, from hiking and trail running to cafe-going. As long as you’ve trained your dog well and built up a good bond, you’ll be able to take them out with you often! We’ve…

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SantaPaws has dropped by to say Merry Woofmas!

SHOP WITH YOUR HEART Buy your pet food and supplies through the TEARS Online Shop – we provide delivery and collection options! Purchasing your pet food directly from TEARS means profits go into helping animals in need. It’s family time! The family you’re given, the family you choose and the family you RESCUE! It’s that…

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