“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” – Martin Buber



ARO slams the live exportation trade as utterly barbaric

“There are no secrets in life; just hidden truths that lie beneath the surface.” Michael C. Hall, Actor The live animal exportation tradebreaks every animal welfare law ever written, but yet is allowed to continue, despite tipping the scale as one of the cruellest activities created by man on planet earth. There are approximately 20 […]


Quiz Night 2019

ARO held the 5th annual Quiz Night last Friday at the Western Province Bowling Club which was well attended by 137 Quizzers, interesting questions, loads of fun, delicious snacks and supper. We had tremendous support from our sponsors who donated fantastic raffle and auction prizes that raised funds for our cause. The evening generated a […]


Killarney Moonlight Dog Walk

The Killarney Moonlight Dog Walk was held on World Animal Day Friday 4 October 2019 and about 200 dogs took part. CAWF would like to thank Hills and all the CAWF members for making the night so special. A huge thank you goes to Killarney who were so very accommodating and welcoming to all our […]


Mandela Day at ARO – 18 July 2019

Since ARO is not a pet shelter, we do not have activities with walking adoption dogs, but we do have other activities on hand for those who want to help ARO. All visitors to ARO will be requested to sign an indemnity form. For more information about Mandela Day at ARO please email aro@animalrescue.org.za. Project: […]


Medieval Torture Devices Surface in 2019

Be on the lookout for these ridiculous products. They were being sold via Takealot and Plastic Warehouse. If you see them on the shelves anywhere, please email aro@animalrescue.org.za urgently. Various welfare organisations have objected to the sale of these horror items and it appears that they products have been removed. However, they may pop up […]


2019 Golf Day

ARO’s 2019 Golf Day at the stunning King David Mowbray Golf Club raised just over R65000 for ARO’s hospital for sick animals from indigent Cape Town communities. For 2020 Golf Day enquiries please email aro@animalrescue.org.za  

Mandela Day 2018

The annual Mandela Day activities at ARO include the hospital sterilising 67 pets from impoverished informal settlement areas.  Only adults with experience in handling post op animals will be permitted to work in the kennels on Mandela Day. Children are welcome to view the theatre, as well as welcoming the public to join ARO staff […]

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