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SPCA Penang Monthly Newsletter
From Events and Education Department


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Edition: May 2017

 

SPCA Penang Contact:
Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia. (604)2816559 (6016)4166559
Email: info@spca-penang.net
Web: www.spca-penang.net

We welcome visitors to the shelter.

Kindly note our visiting hours:

Monday - Friday: 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 4.30pm

Saturday : 10am - 12.30pm

We are closed on Sundays and some Public Holidays (please check website for details).

Our phone is manned 7 days a week until 7pm. Emergency calls will only be handled during daylight hours.

 

 

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TRAP, NEUTER and RETURN PROGRAM (TNRP)

 

SPCA Penang appreciates the initiative taken by the Selangor Government and Ipoh City Council to introduce the TNR program to its communities. Though this is not something new to crow about at least this is a first step taken in working towards reducing the stray population. As proven, this is the best way forward and will eventually reduce the pet over-population provided that this is carried out consistently with no break.

The local government will be seen as animal friendly, thus we are seen to be 'KILLING THE CRISIS, NOT THE ANIMAL'. One person cannot do it alone as there is power in numbers. As our new updated MBPP Dog Bye Laws are not forthcoming as promised, it is time that the MBPP takes a step forward and follows suit in introducing the TRAP, NEUTER AND RETURN PROGRAM for the benefit of all in the community of Penang Island. SPCA Penang would be ever willing to co-operate with the MBPP in this program.

Selangor Government with PAWS - read about it here.

Ipoh City Council with Ipoh SPCA - read about it here

HARMONY DOG TRAINING CAMP

 

Communication with your dog is a necessary part of training. This does not mean that we need to learn how to bark. Dogs rely more on body language. They make wonderful companions should we give ourselves time to understand them better. Please take the opportunity to register should you like to be trained and understand your dog better. To know more and to register, please go to the following website: http://spca- penang.net/harmony_trainingcamp.pdf

 

ADOPTION HIGHLIGHTS
The "Adopt, Don't Buy" theme is catching on, as we see more and more people visiting the shelter with a hope of finding a dog or cat of their choice. However, not many understand this concept which is about saving lives by giving them a second chance. Many came with the thinking that they have choices for breeds as in pet shops.

In April, we saw 7 dogs and 1 cat leaving the shelter to their happy homes. Maui, the white terrier dog believed to be lost and/or abandoned was lucky to be rehomed in such a short time. We hope to see more animals adopted in the following months.

   

   

 

EVENTS HAPPENING
JUMBLE SALE FUND RAISING EVENT AT ST. CHRISTOPHER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PENANG
We are grateful to the Year Six Student Prefects of the above International School who organized a jumble sale fundraising project for the SPCA in their school recently. A sum of RM1,254.40 was raised. Thank you, Girls and Boys for your noble deed. Our furry friends are happy to receive your support.

EDUCATIONAL VISITS & COMMUNITY SERVICE
We are more than happy to receive visitors to get to know what SPCA is all about and their offer to volunteer their service in cleaning activities as well as spending time with the animals. Such activities are arranged depending on their willingness and choice of service preferred.

Visit by 60 students from Science Society Club of Han Chiang:

20 A Level Students from KDU:

   

Staff from HP Malaysia Manufacturing (HP Finance Day 2017 Penang Site Charity session):

Mass Com Students visited for a corporate video project. Stay tuned - viedo will be uploaded soon!


Syiok Sendiri Show at Penangpac Stage 1 Straits Quay - 3rd June, 2017 at 8.30 p.m.
This live performance show is open to mature audiences only. As we have limited sponsored tickets, booking of tickets through SPCA is on a first come first serve basis only. Entry to the show is RM30 donation per ticket. To purchase, kindly call us at 2816559/016-4166559 during office hours.
 

GIFTS FOR MUM FOR MOTHERS DAY
Available now for sale at the shelter. Please place your order via info@spca-penang.net or call for enquiries 04 2816559. Stock is limited. All come in a colourful gift box matching the ceramic design.

Teapot and cup at RM95 each
Latte Mug at RM40 each
Small Mug at RM32 each

 

SPCA VOLUNTEER BRIEFING ANNOUNCEMENT
We would like to advise that our upcoming briefing for new volunteers is scheduled for 13th May at 9a.m. sharp.

 

WISH LIST FOR SPCA
As most stray animals that come into the shelter are heavily infested with ticks, fleas and some with severe skin problems, we wish to appeal for the following:

1) Frontline sprays for cats and puppies
2) Advocate for Cat - Defleaing product for cats
3) Malaseb and/or Triseb Medicated Shampoos - This is used extensively especially for strays coming in with skin problems
4)Cod Liver Oil

To know more on how you can help, please call (04 2816559) or email (info@spca-penang.net).

SPCA TEAM Thank you.