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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
RIP Tilikum The Star of Blackfish Tilikum—the “star” of Blackfish, the damning documentary about SeaWorld’s cruel practice of tearing wild orcas away from their families and then breeding them in captivity—is dead, following decades...
Posted on 07-01-2017More
Do You know the most famous reindeer of all? Celebrating the spirit of the season, we dedicate this song as a reminder that being different is very special.     Rudolph The Rednosed Reindeer from Juanita Aitkenhead on Vimeo. You know Dasher...
Posted on 16-12-2016More
What does it feel like to be an abandoned dog? Pet ownership is not just about taking home an animal for a quick fun moment in your life.  Pet ownership is exactly the same commitment than it is to any other member of your family.  They feel our...
Posted on 14-12-2016More
What is the Therapeutic Value of Water for Pets with Injuries? Unique physical properties of water provide greater improvements in physical function of animals.  It is the ideal healing environment for exercise and therapy for those of our pets with acute or...
Posted on 13-12-2016More

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