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Why is muzzling your dog a good thing? Unleashed Possibilities Dog Training explains the benefits of muzzling your dog in public places "Bad dogs wear muzzles." "Dangerous dogs wear muzzles." "Muzzles are a last resort." "I would never...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
Is Pet Poisoning on the rise in South Africa? Pet Poisoning : This horrible saga continues. I really hoped that I would not have to write a warning about this again soon. I could not go to sleep with a clear conscience if I did not warn...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
A little boy finds himself the perfect best friend A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he...
Posted on 08-03-2017More
RIP Timby Sometimes there is a dog that just creeps into your heart even when you have hardly had the pleasure to get to know him.  We had the pleasure to give little retired Timby a ride from Cape Town to...
Posted on 07-03-2017More
A Day in the life of Dr Nicolaas Kriek of Mdzananda Animal Clinic Every morning when I arrive at the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported clinic in South Africa, I do not know what to expect. I might be faced with a ward full of happy, healthy cats and...
Posted on 02-03-2017More
Paws are taking to the Sea Point the Promenade You and your pooch are invited to the second annual Paws on the Promenade - a dog walk fundraiser in support of the Mdzananda Animal Clinic, Khayelitsha. When On Sunday the 19th of March at 9:00am,...
Posted on 02-03-2017More
What happens to a dog left in a hot car? We can not stress enough how sad it is when we hear about people or pets left (or forgotten) in hot cars.   Here are the facts that are without doubt irreparable damage if someone is careless enough...
Posted on 24-02-2017More
Eco-Friendly Urns for Your Pets Johannesburg based company is turning ashes into trees.  This company spent many years developing their product, with the main aim to help reduce the carbon footprint around the world.  With the...
Posted on 23-02-2017More
World Spay Day is February On the last Tuesday of every February, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services, particularly in underserved communities. You can...
Posted on 23-02-2017More
Mass Animal Sterilization Programme Launching in Mamre Cape Town, 14 February 2017 - FOUR PAWS, in conjunction with African Tails and The Hope Foundation for Cats agreed to implement a mass animal sterilization programme for the protection and welfare of...
Posted on 21-02-2017More
Breaking News: Immediate Eviction for Andre Verbiest 13 February 2017 - The Fallen Angels Pet Rescue NPO in Melkbosstrand has been asking Andre Verbiest of Human and Animal Welfare Koinonia (H.A.W.K)  -  (ex Lucky Lucy Foundation & Uitsig Animal...
Posted on 13-02-2017More
Video: Conventional cancer treatment by the medical industry is not working - and is a failure. **Comment from Vondi's Holistic Pet Nutrition – "The same struggle against cancer in humans applies to our pets. In fact, cancer in dogs and cats has almost become a common ailment and the stats show...
Posted on 07-02-2017More
5 Things to consider before adopting a pet Adopting a pet is not just about walking into a shelter and throwing some money at them after you have found your furry soulmate.    One needs to take various factors into consideration: 1. Do not...
Posted on 05-02-2017More
Scientific Study on our Dogs current state of health Diabetes in pets is up to 900% (since 2011) in the United Kingdom, and Obesity is up 60% in North America, and scientifically proven the biggest evil of them all is 1 in 2 dogs will get cancer. This...
Posted on 03-02-2017More
Hills Goodie Foodie Bins In Stock Now Food is good in a Hill’s Goodie Foodie Bin! The #HillsGoodieBin will be available free from early February, when you buy two selected bags of your pet’s favourite Hill’s food. Available with Hill’s...
Posted on 03-02-2017More
5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Fit  FOUR PAWS advises on diet and exercises to help avoid obesity in pets  Cape Town, 20.01.2017 – Obesity is a serious condition, not only in humans but also in animals. The negative impact of obesity...
Posted on 31-01-2017More
To shave or not to shave? SHOULD YOU SHAVE YOUR CAT / DOG IN SUMMER? Summer arrives in a blaze of heat and sun, and most of us shed clothes until we're down to shorts or swimsuits. If less is more for us when temperatures...
Posted on 24-01-2017More
What is a Service Dog? Why They are so Important Are you or a loved one in need of a service dog? Or maybe you are just curious about these amazing canines. Either way, you will be thrilled to learn about what these dogs can do! So, what is a...
Posted on 20-01-2017More
Top Dog Diseases to be aware of in South Africa If a dog has a particular kind of disease, how would you as the pet owner respond to this situation? The average lifespan of dogs in today’s generation is between 10 to 15 years. It would be shorter...
Posted on 14-01-2017More
A Big Win for the NSPCA ISSUED ON THURSDAY 08 DECEMBER 2016 The NSPCA is now able to legally prosecute anyone without having the delay of the NPA process.  We were delighted by this announcement from the Constitutional...
Posted on 10-01-2017More

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