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Township Animal Rescue - Helderberg (Somerset West and Strand)

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success stories

Albie finds his servants...

Albie came from a litter of pups from Faure Wine Farm.

He probably didnt realise how lucky he was when they all developed mange.

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We have the ability to take things into our own hands and change them for the better.

Animals in the South African townships don’t have this luxury… Fortunately, there are passionate people that help these creatures that everyone seems to have forgotten. Thank you for visiting our site, and more than anything else... thank you for caring!

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We are at the craft market from September until end May (closed for winter) on relevant Saturdays from 11am until 1pm. Otherwise we are at Root44 market, Audacia farm (winter included as its in a marquee) and also every Sunday from 11am until 2:30pm.

Look out for our notice in the District Mail or give us a call to check on 021 855 1824.


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After years of helping animals in the townships, Jillian and Vanessa formally started Township Animal Rescue (NPO 039-758) in 2004. They rely entirely on donations for their work. read more

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