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Covid-19 has negatively impacted our ability to track wildlife daily. Tracking collars are even more important during these times as we currently have fewer monitors out in the field. Please help us to continue monitoring our endangered and priority wildlife species by donating towards the purchase of new tracking collars.

There are an estimated 550 African Wild Dogs (also known as African Painted Wolves) left in South Africa, and a meager 3 500 in the whole of Africa.

Wildlife ACT needs your help:

  • We have helped to develop anti-snare tracking collars. These collars not only help monitors find individual animals on a daily basis, but also gives a dog trapped in a snare put out by poachers a fighting chance of survival.
  • These specially reinforced and riveted collars can prevent the animal from choking to death, and also send out an emergency signal once a dog is stationary for an unnatural amount of time, giving monitors and rangers time to respond to an emergency. This means that a collar can literally save an animal's life!

Help us collar every African Painted Dog Pack in South Africa

The breakdown below covers 2 years of support for one wild dog pack. Costs such as daily monitoring & research, field work and other administrative costs are covered by Wildlife ACT. Every contribution helps to save these beautiful animals.

  • VHF Anti-snare Collars = R18 000 (2 per pack required)
  • GSM Collar = R20 000 (1 per pack)
  • GPS Satellite Collar = R35 000 (1 per pack)
  • Emergency Response Support = R25 000

If you or your company would like to sponsor a Wild Dog pack, please get in touch by emailing info@wildlifeact.com

For more information on the work we do with endangered wildlife, visit www.wildlifeact.com or visit our Facebook page.

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    Lizzie Hide

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    Kristen Vaccariello

    US$1,900 raised

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    Antoine Cole

    US$2,627 raised

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    Jackie Scott

    US$885 raised

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    Abigail Cropper Pires

    US$716 raised

15 Fundraiser projects


  1. Jenny Bending

    7 April

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    6 January

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    21 December 2021

443 Donations

Fundraiser projects

15 Fundraiser projects

Cards for collars

By Jackie Scott

Help me sponsor a dog pack in 2021!  Tracking and anti-snare collars are expensive and need ...

100% Completed
C$1,100 raised
C$1,100 Target

Satellite and VHF collar for a pack of African painted dogs

By Tim Suttorp

Met nog slechts 3500 Afrikaanse wilde honden in Afrika, waarvan 550 in Zuid Afrika, is deze soort...

100% Completed
€120 raised
€120 Target

I am raising funds for Wildlife ACT Fund

By Lewis Wright

Hi! I need your help. I’m raising money for Wildlife ACT Fund, who do great wildlife conservation...

50% Completed
£250 raised
£500 Target

Gone wildlife

By Gone wildlife

Help African Painted dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino roam freely in the wild

0% Completed
R0 raised
R10,000 Target