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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
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
What to Feed Your Dog When It's Sick It's upsetting for us as owners when our canine companions are not well and of course, we want to do our best to aid their recovery. It can be a challenge to feed a sick dog, perhaps they are...
Posted on 27-09-2017More
Protect your dogs against the danger of mosquitoes Mosquitoes are most hazardous during hot summer months.  Just like us humans, man's best friend is not immune to mosquito bites either. Dog owners who understand the risk mosquitoes pose to the...
Posted on 25-09-2017More
Win-win-win with Hill’s Transforming Lives You, your pet and your favourite animal charity Does nutrition have the power to change lives?  Thousands of South African pet parents say that it does and have shared their pets’ real-life stories...
Posted on 25-09-2017More
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
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

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