WELCOME to the
SPCA Penang Monthly Newsletter
From Events and Education Department
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Issued: July 1, 2014
SPCA Penang Contact
Jalan Jeti Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia. (604)2816559 (6016)4166559
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).If there is an incident involving an animal that is urgent and it is out of office hours, please call - the phone is manned 24/7. Don't post on Facebook for emergencies, posts are not always seen immediately.
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Greetings from the SPCA Board Management Team! SPCA just had its 66th Annual General Meeting held at its premises and we welcome the following Board Committee Members whom were elected for the year 2014/2015:
CHAIRMAN:|| DATO N RAMANATHAN|
|VICE CHAIRMAN: || DR. GURDEV SINGH GILL|
|HON. SECRETARY: || MR. JOHN SHEBAT DE SILVA|
|HON. TREASURER: ||MS. YVONNE RUSSELL|
|COMMITTEE MEMBERS: ||MS. MOLLY MARK|
|MS. ELIZA HO FOOI PING|
|MS. CYNTHIA NG PHAIK SIM|
SPCA welcomes any right minded people with animal welfare in mind to join us and help improve the state of welfare for the animals. If you have an interest to join SPCA as a member, kindly call or download our membership form from our website and submit your subscription personally to the office.
Adoptions at SPCA improved during the month of June bringing a total to date of 77 cats and dogs adopted so far this year.
Some of our June adoptions:
|HUMANE EDUCATION AT SPCA CONTINUES.....|
|The months of June/July are filled with students from Kindergarten to University level with interests in getting to know what SPCA and animal welfare is all about. In June alone, we received a total of 111 students passing through SPCA with these objectives.
Our Children's Workshop in Association with SmartHeart:
UPM Veterinary Students:
|DOG CARNIVAL AT HAN CHIANG INDOOR STADIUM|
|We congratulate the students from Han Chiang High School for organizing a fundraising project for SPCA. We would also like to thank other organizations and companies for their sponsorships. A special mention also to PAA for their presence and performance in making this project a success. Everyone present enjoyed their moment with the pets that were brought along.|
|TRASH TO FEED CAMPAIGN AT KDU COLLEGE - School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences - 1-31st July, 2014 |
|We appreciate the initiative of the above mentioned project undertaken by students at KDU College. A month long trash collection will be held in July. A talk was presented on 2.7.14 by the SPCA Administrator to raise awareness on the importance of responsible pet ownership. Lucky Draw prizes were arranged for the audience. The students helped with the sale of SPCA merchandise during the first 2 days of the campaign. We wish them good luck with their "do good" campaign for the love of animals and the environment.|
|TAIWAN FAIR AT THE ESPLANADE - SUNDAY 7TH JULY|
SPCA is invited to operate a booth to sell its merchandise at the Taiwan Fair to be held on Sunday 7th July, 2014 from 5pm to 11pm. Do support our booth should you happen to be there. We thank the Organisers for their kind thoughts for the welfare of animals.
|ABANDONMENT AND SURRENDERING OF ANIMALS|
The figures for abandonment and surrendering of animals continue to rise and for the half year a total of 1,392 animals - mainly dogs and cats - have been received/collected/picked up.
Great Dane picked up from town area. No one has claimed him and "Tigger" is still awaiting a new home."Hobo" was dumped outside our gate. Owner not identified but we do have the vehicle number.
SPCA OPEN DAY to commemorate International Homeless Animals Day|
SPCA will be having its OPEN DAY from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. on Saturday, 16th August,2014. There will be an adoption drive, sale of merchandise, get to know your SPCA better and etc. etc. We will remind you again closer to the day, but please mark the date on your calendar.
SPCA BUILDING EXPANSION FUNDRAISING PROJECT|
SPCA has been given on lease by Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang the adjoining land behind our present premises. We need to expand urgently to cater for group visits to the SPCA. As mentioned, our thrust is to educate on RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP. With this piece of adjoining land of area 4700 sq. feet we intend to build a multi purpose hall for educational activities, a large cattery and a playground for shelter animals. An estimated cost for the construction work is estimated at RM300,000. As such, we need funds. We appeal to all members, supporters, friends and any individuals to support us in this worthy cause. Make it a project of your own to fundraise in whatever manner in your own company, organisation, college, university or business outlet. We are ever willing to co-organise with anyone who would like to fundraise towards this project. Please go our special website page for more information and donation options. For further details, please call 04 281 6559 or email us at email@example.com
SPCA T-SHIRTS IN NEW COLOURS|
Our latest t-shirt design is now also available in apple green (baby tee only), yellow (large unisex only) and navy blue (small & medium unisex only). Drop by to purchase or go to our online shop!