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The Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL), has been protecting and caring for animals since 1956. It is South Africa’s second largest independent Animal Welfare Organization, relying entirely on the generosity and goodwill of the animal-loving public for financial support.
We are an organization that gets involved with all aspects of animal welfare: provide shelter for abandoned animals, promote an efficient adoption programme, prosecute animal cruelty cases, run welfare hospitals for lower income groups, visit underprivileged areas with fully equipped mobile clinics and regularly address schools and clubs on the challenges of animal welfare.
We have branches in the major centres of the country – Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Ladysmith and the farming area of Bredasdorp. Please note: The ANIMAL ANTI-CRUELTY LEAGUE its branches and/or Member Societies are NOT PRO-LIFE ORGANIZATIONS and are certainly not ANIMAL RIGHTISTS.
READY TO ADOPT?
One of the rewards of adopting a rescued animal is that you are saving a life and giving a deserving animal a new home. At the Animal Anti Cruelty League we believe that life is better shared, and the best expression of this is to adopt a pet.
PAIA is legislation that creates the framework to the right to access information enshrined in section 32 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. PAIA is the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000. The purpose of this legislation is to promote a culture of transparency, accountability and good governance both in the private and public sectors. PAIA Act, the PAIA Manual, the PAIA Form and the Access to Information Act.
Pursuant with a long standing agreement between the South African Veterinary Council and Animal Welfare Organisations, we do not treat private patients who do not qualify for welfare assistance. An Almonying system (Means Test) is in place and only those who pass this test will be treated at our Animal Welfare Hospitals
As you are no doubt aware, the AACL Johannesburg celebrated 60 years in its history this year. We acknowledge with gratitude, that our longevity is very much due to the foresight of caring animal lovers, who took the time and trouble to name us as a beneficiary in their Will. During National Wills Week there will be a number of legal firms, according to the Law Society of South Africa, who will be drafting free basic Wills for interested parties. For a list of all participating firms, please log onto the Law Society of South Africa’s website,http://www.lssa.org.za/our-initiatives/advocacy/national-wills-week Remember to book early to avoid disappointment during National Wills Week.
With the help of AACL™ Johannesburg staff, Dr. Larssen (a private veterinarian), Dr. Sibanda and a team of students from UNISA volunteering their time on Saturday 24th September, we sterilised 35 animals (26 dogs and [...]
WORLD RABIES DAY WITH ANIMAL ANTI-CRUELTY LEAGUE – JOHANNESBURG On Wednesday 28th September, World Rabies Day will be held worldwide. This preventable, but fatal disease, made headlines in June 2016, when several animals were confirmed [...]
National Wills Week 12 – 16th September As you are no doubt aware, the AACL Johannesburg celebrated 60 years in its history this year. We acknowledge with gratitude, that our longevity is very much due [...]