|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)
Animal Assisted Interventions:
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.
On Sunday the 18th of February at 9:00am...
Posted on 05-02-2018More
|In Case of Accident - First Aid for Puppies||
A puppy will try anything. He pokes his nose and his paws into everything from paint to pesticides. He chews and swallows whatever he can get into his mouth. He runs headlong and unheeding to greet...
Posted on 29-01-2018More
|Sun Protection for Pets||
What about our pets... Do they need sunblock too?
Light-skinned or white-coloured animals are particularly at risk from skin cancer and the areas that have no fur – ear tips, bridge of nose, lips,...
Posted on 20-01-2018More
|Beach Safety 101: How To Keep Your Dog Safe At The Beach||
Say you’re the only child of the family. Your childhood memories include you playing alone with your toys. You’d immediately go home after school because you never had friends who you could spend the...
Posted on 15-01-2018More
|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.
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