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This Kitten Would Have Come Home With Me! Okinawa: Japan 2015:  The cutest little kitten finds comfort when a wildlife photographer sits down to capture a scene.   This kitten found no time to waste and approached Wildlife Photographer...
Posted on 22-09-2017More
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 19-09-2017More
Early Diagnosis of Heart Disease Can Prolong Your Dog’s Life Mitral Valve Disease (MVD) is the most common form of heart disease in dogs and usually occurs in small to medium size dogs weighing less than 20kg, such as Fox Terriers, Poodles, Schnauzers and...
Posted on 13-09-2017More
Preparing Your Home for a New Puppy For dog lovers, there are few things in life quite as exciting as a new puppy. Planning and preparation for this big step, however, is key to creating a successful bond between you and your young dog...
Posted on 07-09-2017More
Expert nutritionist Paul Jacobson discusses diabetes on Smile FM Radio by Paul Jacobson:  Recently at media presentation, myself, Celeb Chef Jenny Morris and expert Nutritionist, Sally-Ann Creed, discuss the modern trends to wholesome and healthy cooking.   Sally-Ann...
Posted on 01-09-2017More
Introducing Hills Science Plan No Grain for Dogs and Cats If you are looking for a quality pet food with no added grains or gluten, look no further! New Hill’s™ Science Plan™ No Grain has all the goodness you trust from Hill’s but is grain free. Made using...
Posted on 31-08-2017More
10 Tips for Hiking with Dogs It is always a pleasure to be able to take your dog for a long walk in the mountains, free from all the worries of busy dog parks and public spaces.  This experience does however come with some...
Posted on 27-08-2017More
VIDEO Cat Seizures from Tick and Flea poison Summer is the most prevelent time for fleas to invade your home and of course - your pets, but ticks have a tendency to be around throughout the year.  Many animals have died from infestations of...
Posted on 24-08-2017More
Rescue Story: Unwanted cat placed in a storm water drain to drown  18 Augusts 2017 - Khayelitsha Cape Town.  On Saturday the 19th of August the world celebrates International Homeless Animal Day. To highlight the plight of homeless animals the Mdzananda Animal...
Posted on 18-08-2017More
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 18-08-2017More
Super emotional moment as dog finds owner in court room Pet ownership is not always who paid for the animal, but sometimes where the connection of 2 souls get to meet.  Whilst it is still seen as an object and not a sentient being by many, we have to...
Posted on 17-08-2017More
School teacher wants to lead the way when it comes to giving back Cape Town, 11 August 2017 -  Grade 2 school teacher, Michelle Coyne is a woman on a mission.  Last year at the annual TEARS Sleepathon, she came home with the dog in whose kennel she spent the night...
Posted on 11-08-2017More
The new craze is giving Shelter Animals a holiday - in your home It's true, instead of visiting and walking a dog at the animal shelter, more and more people are giving the animals a Foster Holiday! When I walked into my first animal shelter many years ago, I...
Posted on 04-08-2017More
Pet Food Survey 2017 shows scary results In a most recent study done on pet food THE CLEAN LABEL PROJECT analysed over 1000 pet food products from 74 of the top selling brands - as reported by Nielsen for 2016, and the outcome was scary. ...
Posted on 21-07-2017More
How to choose a new dog for your lifestyle according to Cesar Mallan What are the most important things to consider before bringing a new dog into your home? According to Cesar Mallan it is best to introduce the dog to your environment outside of your home, before...
Posted on 19-07-2017More
Tips for Senior Pet Health Whilst their love and loyalty doesn’t age, our pets certainly do, and often quicker than some pet parents realise. Cats and dogs are considered ‘seniors’ by seven years of age, and even as young as...
Posted on 05-07-2017More
Pet Insurance Review for 2017 Getting pet insurance for our pets should always be a priority as a pet owner.  Pet insurance is our financial back up for our dogs and cats, and we are sure you have experienced many ‘surprises’ at...
Posted on 01-07-2017More
Wendy Wilson gets Medal of Heroism for her fight against Animal Cruelty At a gala event following the 10th Women in Law Enforcement Congress, Inspector Wendy Willson, Manager of the NSPCA’s Special Investigations Unit, was awarded the Medal of Heroism. The ceremony was...
Posted on 01-06-2017More
VICTORY FOR ELEPHANTS The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) welcomes the judgement of the Pietermaritzburg High Court prohibiting the export of elephants from South Africa. The High Court action followed when circus...
Posted on 30-05-2017More
Pet Ownership in South Africa is becoming more challenging Whilst it is a very sensitive subject, it should still be one that needs to get more attention indeed. On the one side, laws on animal care and ownership should become stricter, and on the other side...
Posted on 17-05-2017More

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