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Microchip Options for your pet Microchipping your pet has become one of the most important parts of new pet ownership, second to getting your pet affordable Pet Insurance. What is the first thing a pet owner should do when they...
Posted on 02-01-2018More
South African Public Holidays 2018 Planning a holiday ahead of time can make or break a good #PetFriendly getaway, and for this reason it is important to take note of the South African Public Holidays for 2018, and book your vacation...
Posted on 27-12-2017More
The Unexpected Benefits of Being Raised with Pets If you were raised in a pet-free household, it’s easy to overlook what you missed out on. There are endless benefits kids can experience by growing up with pets, and some are commonly referenced,...
Posted on 16-12-2017More
Snakes and the Myths That Surround Them By Anthea Gordon For many years I worked in a nursery near the Kruger National Park and was surprised and amazed at many of the stories I heard with regard to snakes and how they are affected by...
Posted on 10-12-2017More
GoPro Fetch Dog Harness Review - spend more quality time with your dogs Often, our New Year's Resolutions are to spend more time with our loved ones, so this year I spoiled myself with A GoPro Fetch Dog Harness to document our adventures. This is our story. My two...
Posted on 07-12-2017More
Help Stop Wildlife Selfies and you stop animal abuse The time has come to put an end to WildLife Selfies.  Animals are being abused beyond words can imagine and confined to a life in prison just so that their slave masters can get your money for the...
Posted on 04-12-2017More
Support the Animal Protection Amendment Bill, 2017   At Pet Health Care we are the mostly concerned about our pets and their health, but it is always critical to remain aware of the bigger picture, and that is the general mental and physical health...
Posted on 03-12-2017More
Hill's Pay-for-a-Spay challenge Hill’s Pet Nutrition South Africa is calling on animal lovers to give a gift that will keep on giving this festive season, by taking on the Pay-for-a-Spay challenge. In a move away from possibly over...
Posted on 01-12-2017More
This Festive Season BOSS and Petley’s bring your pets a treat from Santa Paws At a time when families across South Africa are celebrating the festive season with merry feasts, BOSS and Petley’s - South Africa’s home-grown quality pet food brands are encouraging families to set...
Posted on 30-11-2017More
5 Party Foods that are Dangerous to Dogs Family gatherings, parties, picnics, and barbecues all have one item in common: food, lots of tasty food. But while party food is appropriate for people, that doesn’t automatically mean that it’s...
Posted on 18-11-2017More
Vetiquette 101: What your vet would like you to know If you think a visit to a vet is like visiting the local doggie park, then it’s good you are reading this right now.   Pet ownership comes with all the responsibilities including having to take our...
Posted on 13-11-2017More
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Posted on 10-11-2017More
Save Tax with a Section 18A Tax Certificate February 28 marks the end of the Tax Year.  Donating to an Animal Rescue or Shelter is something that will always make you feel good from the inside out. You give towards the care for animals who are...
Posted on 05-11-2017More
3 Important Reasons Why You Should Test Your Dog’s DNA When you get a new pet dog home, it is obvious that there are hundreds of questions going in your mind. You would often wonder, what will he look like when he’s older? What will be his personality...
Posted on 31-10-2017More
Vondis Natural Pet Food - We LOVE what we do Vondi's Holistic Pet Food owner Paul Jacobson explains exactly why he believes they have one of the best pet food brands to offer for your beloved pet.  In this video he shows and explains exactly...
Posted on 31-10-2017More
Monday’s got a whole lot better with Montego Pet Nutrition #52HappyMondays We all know that Monday’s is everyone’s least favourite day in the week – the weekend is long gone and the week ahead seems so long! Montego Pet Nutrition is looking to turn consumer’...
Posted on 30-10-2017More
The No Bark Dog Collar Test that went wrong The neighbours had been complaining that my dog had been barking non-stop. I hate the electric zapping bark collars so I purchased a humane citronella collar, that way when the dog barked, it shot...
Posted on 08-10-2017More
Love your pet enough to go for a weight check October is national Pet Obesity Month Obesity has become as big a problem for pets as it is for people. South African vets say that more than half the patients they treat are overweight and this...
Posted on 05-10-2017More
10 Tips for taking your pet to the beach this summer! 1. Always keep a watchful eye over your dogs when at the beach and keep them away from waves if they are not used to them. 2. Always clean up after your pets – don’t let them become a nuisance to...
Posted on 29-09-2017More
Top 10 Facts about Rabies Rabies is a Zoonotic disease which is transmitted from a rabid animal to other warm blooded animals, including humans and our pets.  The danger lies in the fact that this disease is lethal if not...
Posted on 28-09-2017More

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