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Electricity023 316 1854
Water023 316 1854
Fire Brigade023 316 1998
Police023 312 1204
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Electricity 023 316 1854
Water 023 316 1854
Fire Brigade 023 316 1998
Police 023 312 1204
Hospital (Priv.) 023 316 1304
Hospital (Prov.) 023 312 1116
Ambulance 023 342 0478
Witzenberg Municipality 023 316 1854
04 March 2016

Animal Control in Witzenberg

Witzenberg Municipality appeal to the public to please manage their pets responsibly.  There is an increase in the number of abandoned pets within the municipality and this is leading to a growing problem of scavenging animals, aggressive animals that engage negatively with people, potentially can create an outbreak of rabies (a fatal disease that can be passed onto humans by dogs) and public nuisance (biting, howling, barking and littering).  Pets are a huge responsibility and one should not undertake ownership if you cannot afford the animal or cannot provide it with the necessary attention and care. 

Witzenberg Municipality discourages the abandonment of these animals as they are used to being housed and become ‘wild’ if left to fend for themselves. Should you find yourself in the predicament of no longer being able to take care of your pet, please consider adoption to rehouse your pet with a new owner. Abandonment is not only an act of cruelty, it can give rise to a great societal problem in our municipality. Controlling animal numbers is also important so consider neutering or spaying your pets to prevent unwanted litters. For more information about adoption or spaying, please contact Chain Boland on 072 609 1165 or via email on chain-boland@mweb.co.za.  Chain is a non-profit organisation that rely solely upon donations to operate and you can support them through donations of time, pet food, blankets, kennels, cages and toys. For financial contributions, please deposit funds into the following account: CHAIN Boland, Standard Bank, Branch Code: 050307, Account Number: 085 958 557. Together we can treat our four-legged residents with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Last published 11 March 2016