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Friends of Care McGregor Animal Welfare

Posted by Maahir Eksteen on 14 November 2022 3:25 PM CAT
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Friends of Care McGregor Animal Welfare is a fundraising organisation that cares for injured and neglected animals in need. Friends of Care also hold educational outreaches. One of its most important functions is to create awareness about pet population control through regular sterilisation programmes. These programmes take place at their own sterilisation clinic at Ouplaas.

Friends of Care also provides flea and tick vaccines at weekly clinics. The organisation also runs educational programmes under the Happy Pet, Happy Heart banner to educate animal owners on how to treat their pets humanely and provide adequate shelter for them.A veterinary team from the Cornerstone Veterinary Practice visits every six weeks.Under its charity wing, the John Moore Foundation, they perform sterilisation procedures on animals in need.

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Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary

Posted by Maahir Eksteen on 14 November 2022 3:20 PM CAT
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In 2001 Dr Johan and Annemarie van Zijl of McGregor responded to a request from the SPCA to provide shelter for two badly neglected donkeys. The two fellows arrived and were named Vaal and Japie - Vaaljapie being an Afrikaans term fore
veryday wine.

Soon it became evident that there were many other donkeys similarly in desperate need of food, water, shelter and care. The dream of a donkey sanctuary was born. Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary was officially opened to the public in November 2007by its patron, singer-songwriter David Kramer. Today the sanctuary provides a permanent refuge for abused, neglected and elderly donkeys.


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