Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Dog as Hunter and Companion

The exact date of the introduction of canis familiaris to Port Elizabeth will never be known with certainty but by 1847 regulations were promulgated requiring all dogs to be registered at a charge of 1s per annum.  Treatment of domestic animals was often appalling but by mid-nineteenth century, voluntary organisations such as the SPCA had … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Dog as Hunter and Companion