Call Us:

021 785 4482

Stories that Change Lives

Helping Animals in Need

Latest News and Stories

Thank you for championing animal rescue and relief

TEARS Women’s Day Pamper Lunch is a Roaring Success

We are incredibly grateful for the success of the event and would love to make this an annual Women’s Day fundraising celebration! We thank everyone who attended for your support, for your photos and messaged of support for our work! We hope to see you all again next year and look forward to seeing you…
Read More

Django is Unchained from a Horrible Act of Cruelty

The TEARS Welfare Clinic was alerted to Django’s predicament when a little boy went to his neighbour to ask why his best friend, his guard dog Blackie, was bleeding. The boy’s neighbour called TEARS to let us know that there was an injured dog that needed help urgently. The Mobile Clinic arrived in Vrygond at…
Read More

Alana: Emaciated to Beautiful

Alana was rescued from a life tied to a short chain in a small and dirty yard in Ocean View. When she arrived at TEARS Animal Rescue, we were absolutely shocked to see a dog so thin and in desperate need of veterinary care. Upon Alana’s arrival, she was immediately rushed to the TEARS Welfare…
Read More

Stark Increase in Emaciated Dogs Being Surrendered

The impact of unemployment and the rising cost of living has dire consequences for the people living on or near the breadline, and in turn, the animals living either as pets or strays, in these impoverished communities. Our hearts never fail to drop when we see the suffering of people and animals so close to…
Read More

Sarah Graham Partners with TEARS Animal Rescue for Woman’s Day

TV CHEF and COOKBOOK AUTHOR, SARAH GRAHAM HOSTS WOMEN’S DAY PAMPER LUNCH IN CAPE TOWN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ANIMALS IN NEED. One of South Africa’s most popular TV chefs, food bloggers and cookbook authors, Sarah Graham, is hosting a Women’s Day Pamper Lunch at the prestigious The Yard Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront, to…
Read More

Frosty Finds his Forever Home

Frosty spent 974 in a shelter and now he’s got a home! Join us in saying goodbye to our longest stayer! He has gone through a total transformation from the terrified, skinny, mangy boy that we first met. His journey towards his sweet and playful demeanour now is all thanks to the dedicated work and…
Read More

Heal Hearts

Find your next best friend at TEARS. Adopt Now