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Kleinmond Animal Welfare Society (KAWS)  is a non-profit organisation with the aim to serve the areas of Rooi Els, Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay, Kleinmond and Salandra by taking care of the community’s unwanted, mistreated and neglected pets.

We advocate and promote the sterilisation of cats and dogs to curb unwanted breeding in an already overpopulated pet community. We sterilise, dip, vaccinate, deworm and treat illnesses of animals in our low-income communities and provide a safe haven for homeless or surrendered animals until we’re able to place them in good, loving homes.


KAWS Cadets programme

On Tuesdays we visit the Gr. 3’s and 4’s from the KidsCan! aftercare centre, a youth development project located in Kleinmond. The children can’t wait for their pet care lessons which form part of developing their Life Orientation Skills. They even have to write exams and pass at the end of the year to qualify …