Thank You for a ‘Tee-riffic’ Golf Day Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who participated in the TEARS “Putts For Rescue Mutts” Golf Tournament at Westlake Golf Club on Thursday 8 September.

Thanks to your support and generosity, TEARS Animal Rescue raised over R106,242.00 from our 20 4-Ball Teams and 6 Hole Sponsors, including R11,752.00 from the Heads & Tails Game, Raffle and the Auction.

A special thanks to actor, author and producer Frank Rautenbach for participating in this year’s 4-Ball Tournament and playing the role of MC and Auctioneer at the Prize Giving.

The winners for our top prizes were:

Longest drive:
Shaun le Roux (playing in Frank Rautenbach’s Team) won a 2013 Magnum of Beyerskloof Pinotage.

Closest to the Pin prize winners include:
Hole 3: Eric Smit (TEAM AES Global)
Hole 6: Peter Little (TEAM Better Bond)
Hole 15: Shawn Van Rensburg (TEAM Tyre Mart)
Hole 17: Allan White (TEAM STBB)
The winners each received a bottle of KWV’s The Mentors Orchestra, a 2021 Veritas Vertex Award champion; and valued at R320 PLUS a Tyre Mart Tokai wheel balancing and alignment voucher valued at R800.

Best Score of the Day:
The 4-Ball Alliance TEAM Tyre Mart each received a bottle of KWV’s award winning The Mentors Perold, valued at R650 PLUS a 4-Ball Westlake Golf Course voucher worth R3000.

For those who missed the Prize Giving and would like a list of the top 15 4-Ball teams please contact

Please save the date for next year’s TEARS “Putts For Rescue Mutts” Golf Tournament: Thursday 28 September 2023!

Thanks to our brand partners and corporate sponsors!

A massive thank you to KWV for sponsoring all of the wine prizes and the Laborie Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot that was enjoyed by our players over dinner.

Brand and Prizes were sponsored by: KWVWestlake Golf ClubHill’sZOETIS,
SimparicaBravectoNexgardSTBBSeartecBetter BondPam GoldingCarrick Wealth SACape Town Fish MarketNOMULekker BarkeryFrom the BarkerySorbet LongbeachAFARIUnder ArmourAdidasEpi-maxLe CreusetEscape GearWindhoekCoca-ColaRosmead SUPERSPAR and Tyre Mart Tokai

And finally, special thanks to Photo Booth Company, Gold Otter Media who ensured we could share the photographic evidence of the fun that was had by all!

We’re Having A Sleepover And You’re Invited!

Calling all animal lovers! Join the biggest animal event of the year! Register for the 2022 TEARS Sleepathon to spend a night in the Kennels or Cattery and help raise funds for a cause that is close to your heart.

Simply Sleepathon:

Buy Your Ticket! Choose to Doze with the Dogs or Catnap with the Cats. Pick your sleepover day. Pick a cause that is close to your heart.
Fundraise leading up to the big night (and after too)!
Come and spend the night cuddled up with shelter pets.

Join the Club. Become a TEARS Woof & Whiskers Club Member for Great Rewards

The best kind of donor or one that gives monthly. TEARS encourages monthly giving by encouraging our supporters to join the TEARS Woof & Whiskers Club for R50 per month in the form of a Debit Order. Your R50 monthly donation not only helps change lives but you’ll be in the running for monthly cash rewards and draws for big prizes from our sponsors.

Become a Debit Order Donor and join the Club by the end of September and you’ll be entered into the draw to win a Eco Diva experience valued at R2,000!
Become a Sponsor and enjoy the exposure benefits that the Woof & Whiskers Club database offers our brand partners and prize sponsors.

It’s a win-win for everyone, especially vulnerable animals.

WILLS WEEK 12 – 16 September

It’s National Wills Week THIS week, which runs from 12-16 September 2022. 
If you haven’t done so already, NOW is your chance to ensure that you’ve made provision for those you love, including you beloved pet/pets, in the event of your death.

When it comes to preparing or planning a Will you should ideally seek professional advice or the assistance of an attorney or estate planner who will provide advice on the options available to you. Founder/Director of Schani WealthAnika Scholtz will assist you with any queries about Legacy and Estate Planning and draw up your Will at NO COST to you!

You may also want to consider leaving a legacy gift in your Will to a charity you support. If you’ve ever considered leaving a gift in your Will for at-risk animals, please consider becoming a TEARS Angel for Animals. Your Gift will enable us to invest in capital projects that grow the organisation and help us achieve far-reaching animal welfare and community outreach goals. You can download our Legacy Giving Brochure here.

To make an appointment or chat to Anika click here using the reference “TEARS ANIMAL RESCUE”, or email us on