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World Turtle Day: 23 May 2018 TURTLES : Turtles are reptiles. They are characterized by their cartilaginous shell that develops from the ribs and acts as a shield for the animal. They are commonly cold-blooded animals – which...
Posted on 23-05-2018More
Google Lens can now identify your dog's breed Has Google gone to the dogs? We think so... but in a nice way! No more wondering if you have a scuffy mutt or a pure breed.  According to Google Lens (maybe a reinvention of Google Glass?), this...
Posted on 20-04-2018More
Australian TV Adverts to Stop Live Animal Exports Don’t let live exporters cook sheep alive. Get this on tv! These hard-hitting TV ads are speaking up for live export victims   A government review in Australia into the future of high-risk summer...
Posted on 18-04-2018More
Dog regains his trust in a stranger An abandoned dog with a broken leg was beyond relief when a kind person came to help him. First she had to gain his trust and then medical intervention was needed to try and mend the leg.  Thank...
Posted on 17-04-2018More
Well done to a Pet Friendly Beach Community Well done for yet another Pet Friendly Beach community, in Sunset Beach, Cape Town - for taking initiative and giving guidance and support to the residents and visitors who enjoy walking their pets...
Posted on 12-04-2018More
Wolf and Women Luxury Dog Treats and Pampering Products #WolfAndWomen  Wolf and Women Celebrates the Bond Between Dogs and Their Humans   South Africa – Established in 2016 by Kyne Lupini, Wolf and Women specialises in natural, healthy treats for dogs....
Posted on 10-04-2018More
Sign up as a #PawMember to prevent animal clinic from shutting doors On the 27th of March Mdzananda launched its largest campaign yet. The "Become a #PawMember campaign" came about after receiving news that Mdzananda’s largest funder is withdrawing their funding. “...
Posted on 10-04-2018More
9 Reasons You Should Get A Pet For Your Child By Emily Parker, Catological.com No question about it – pets are great for children!  While anybody who owns a pet knows how much fun they bring to their lives, science has discovered our pets do...
Posted on 06-04-2018More
Animal Shelter Development Project Press Release: 1 March 2018 The ARRO Legacy Project has just enjoyed its public launch in February 2018 after undergoing intensive research over the past three years.   The ARRO Legacy Project aims...
Posted on 28-03-2018More
Eukanuba announced changes for 2018 Media Release: March 2018 Eukanuba has some exciting changes happening this year. We are eager to share these plans with you. Look out for the following in your Eukanuba outlet An updated and...
Posted on 23-03-2018More
Step by Step Guide How to Clean Your Dogs Ears Just like our very own hygiene routines, ear cleaning is an essential part of a dog’s basic grooming routine, but it can be tricky if you’re not sure how to go about doing it. Learning how to clean...
Posted on 17-03-2018More
Financial Compliance Guide for Donations to Non-Profit Organisations By Ryno Engelbrecht Animal Welfare Organisations are normally registered as “non-profit organisations” or “non-profit companies”, both of which are regulated by the provisions of the Non-Profit...
Posted on 14-03-2018More
The trauma of a dog eating a sock True Story: Patient:  Chocolate labrador – 3 yrs old. Every once in a while our furry friends decide to get themselves into trouble, and what we dont always realise just how dangerous a normal...
Posted on 10-03-2018More
Bloat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus GDV Gastric Dilatation Volvulus aka GDV or “bloat,” in laymen’s term is a life threatening condition all large breed dog owner’s need to be aware of . In a patient with a GDV the stomach first fills with...
Posted on 06-03-2018More
Listeriosis Outbreak and our pets   Pets who are fed raw food diets, are the most likely ones to get infected should a listeriosis outbreak occur. (By raw food we mean meat, fruit or vegetables.)  Read on to see how you can protect...
Posted on 06-03-2018More
Spirulina is a Superfood for Pets by Paul Jacobson: Vondi's Holistic Pet Nutrition Supplimentation of your pets diet is extremely important. One of my preferred supplements is Spirulina. Spirulina contains a remarkable combination...
Posted on 03-03-2018More
Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018 Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018 Presenter: Magdie van Heerden Venue: Strand, Western Cape (address TBC)   Topic Date Aim Price pp Workshop Animal Assisted Interventions: A...
Posted on 02-03-2018More
Toxic Plants for Pets Getting a new pup or kitten into the home can provide some challenges when their curiosity gets the better of them.  Lovely to look at but some of these plants can be poisonous to dogs and cats....
Posted on 24-02-2018More
Animal Rescue and Shelter Database Registration for South Africa In an effort to build a comprehensive database of all the animal rescue and shelters around South Africa, we would appreciate your support in completing this Census Form. Pet Healthcare would like...
Posted on 10-02-2018More
Paws are taking to the Sea Point the Promenade You and your pooch are invited to the THIRD annual Paws on the Promenade - a dog walk fundraiser in support of the Mdzananda Animal Clinic, Khayelitsha. When On Sunday the 18th of February at 9:00am...
Posted on 05-02-2018More

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