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LISTEN | Dire situation as rabies cases spike in Nelson Mandela Bay

SPCA employees Thandile Plaatjies, left, and Edwin Moy care for dogs at the Kariega animal shelter
DAMAGE ALL ROUND: SPCA employees Thandile Plaatjies, left, and Edwin Moy care for dogs at the Kariega animal shelter
Image: WERNER HILLS

Dire and chaotic.

That is how the Animal Anti-Cruelty League, SPCA and Animal Welfare Society describe the situations they find themselves in amid a sharp spike in rabies in Nelson Mandela Bay.

The shelters have been forced to drastically cut back on services because of a lack of funding and no clarity from the metro as to when — or if — its contract will be renewed.

In Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann this week, we explore the challenges faced by these facilities.

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