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SPCA New Zealand in the Media


Trade Me considering Code of Conduct on animal sales

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015

Nine to Noon | SPCA New Zealand CEO Ric Odom, HUHA founder Carolyn Press-McKenzie and Trade Me Head of Trust and Safety John Duffy talk to Kathryn Ryan about puppy mills.




SPCA to launch nationwide animal-tracking software

Friday, 27 March, 2015 | The SPCA will be launching a nationwide animal management software package across SPCA centres thanks to a $218,000 donation from Countdown's Super Animals promotion. 



Supermarket Cards

Supermarket cards aid SPCA

Saturday, 31 January, 2015

The New Zealand Herald | Countdown has launched its new collection of Super
Animals collectable sound cards. The initiative is to raise funds for SPCA New Zealand.



Raising your dog the right way

Tuesday, 27 January, 2015

3 News | SPCA New Zealand CEO Ric Odom appeared on Firstline in response to controversial comments made by Bob Kerridge about ethnicity and dog attacks, and talked about the importance of responsible dog ownership.



Shock at dogs stolen from SPCA for dog fighting

Wednesday, 14 January, 2015

ONE News | Staffordshire terrier Polly was stolen from SPCA Gore and returned days later rattled, mauled and fighting for her life.



SPCA chief goes on hunger strike over starving dogs

Monday, 17 November, 2014

3 News | A veteran Whangarei SPCA inspector has gone on hunger strike after finding seven starving dogs in a single month – some of which have since died or had to be put down.



How to protect your furry friends from cracker chaos

Tuesday, 4 November, 2014

Breakfast | SPCA New Zealand CEO Ric Odom shares some tricks of the trade to calm animals during the firework season.



The SPCA Annual Appeal

Sunday, 2 November, 2014

RadioLIVE | The SPCA Annual Appeal begins on Monday 3 November, and this year the SPCA need to raise $500,000 to allow their inspectorate team to continue rescuing animals in need. SPCA New Zealand CEO Ric Odom talked to Mark Sainsbury.



List of ShameAnimal abuse: SPCA releases list of shame

Sunday, 2 November, 2014

The New Zealand Herald | SPCA New Zealand CEO Ric Odom talked to The New
Zealand Herald about the SPCA's annual List of Shame, which chronicles the worst
cases of animal abuse in the past year.