September 20, 2021


We know our pets

Canine combating rings in Cape Town to be qualified by new unit

  • The City of Cape Town’s anti-pet dog battling device has appealed to people to report incidents of pet dog battling.  
  • The solution activity is considered barbaric to the animals, and also desensitises young children who witness it. 
  • The device will probe pet combating, and puppy attacks on people today.

The Town of Cape Town’s anti-canine preventing device has appealed to Capetonians to report incidents of pet battling.  

“Doggy battling is a genuine, vicious and barbaric activity which is rife throughout the metropole,” said JP Smith, the mayoral committee member for safety and security.  

“Frequently, the only time this dim situation arrives to light-weight is when a resident has more than enough bravery or compassion for the animals included to phone authorities,” he extra.  

The crew experienced presently gone into what it viewed as to be pet dog fighting “very hot places” to build recognition on the obligations of canine entrepreneurs.  

20-seven canines have been surrendered to the crew in Hanover Park.  

5 cats ended up also surrendered whilst they were there, and 29 animals have been taken care of for a wide range of conditions.  

The team’s mandate is to deal with dog assaults on folks and animals.  

It comprises the City’s Regulation Enforcement Animal Command officers, welfare inspectors from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and members of the Protection and Security Investigations Device. 

The staff was founded following the Cape Animal Welfare Discussion board raised issues with the Metropolis relating to canine combating.  

The program is to collect intelligence and data about puppy assaults and wounded canines admitted for cure in a bid to prosecute offenders.  

“Canine battling is an underground action and inspite of the outcry, it remains in the shadows and attracts crowds. If we are heading to conclude these barbaric situations, we need to have the public’s help,” claimed Smith.  

The workforce will also study impounded dogs for noticeable signs of doggy combating.  

It will also impound these concerned in puppy preventing and attacks.