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Fascinating Cat Facts Fascinating Facts about Cats The word cat refers to a family of meat-eating animals that include tigers, lions, leopards, and panthers. Cats have five toes on each front paw, but only four toes on each back paw. Cats are...
Posted on 14-05-2013More
Medical Monday Advice: My dog is reluctant to walk #Medical Monday: Question from a concerned doggie owner in East London: "Good Day, Our kennel manager has a problem with her border collie and asked me to drop, you a line to ask for help. He is...
Posted on 13-05-2013More
Case Study: Dog eats a sock Patient:  Chocolate labrador – 3 yrs old. Joined PawPaw Pet Health Insurance – no pre-existing illness. He swallowed a sock in 11 March 2013.  Owner took him to the vet – confirmed he swallowed...
Posted on 10-05-2013More
Top dogbreeds in South Africa Miniature Schnauzer Top Dog Breeds in South Africa Miniature Schnauzer The dog breed Miniature Schnauzer makes up position number 7 on Animal Talks Top 10 Most Popular Breeds in South Africa for 2012. This is a small breed dog of the Schnauzer type that originated in...
Posted on 09-05-2013More
Nutritionals needs for older pets Changing nutritional needs in the older pet. To meet the nutritional demands of old age a good quality senior pet food is advised from the age of 7 years. In old pets it is important to keep the...
Posted on 09-05-2013More
Aggressive Cats solution Aggressive Cats in the home When you have a problem with an aggressive cat in the house, the situation can soon turn from tricky to unpleasant for the whole family.  A concerned reader approached me with the following problem...
Posted on 09-05-2013More
Top dogbreeds in South Africa Staffordshire Bull Terrier Top Dog Breeds in South Africa: Staffordshire Bull Terrier The Staffordshire Bull Terrier makes up position number 8 on Animal Talks Top 10 Most Popular Breeds in South Africa.  This is a medium-sized and short-coated breed of dog. It is an English dog, and...
Posted on 03-05-2013More
Twitter tips for the Pet Industry Since 2006 Twitter allows people to post 140 characters as a Tweet. Its like opening the daily paper and only reading the headlines.  This is amazing.  In a few short minutes of scanning my twitter...
Posted on 01-05-2013More
Dogbreed Rottweiler Top Dog Breeds in South Africa: Rottweiler The Rottweiler makes up position Number 9 on Animals Talk's top 10 most popular breeds in South Africa. The Rottweiler is a medium to large size breed of domestic dog. The dogs were known as "...
Posted on 23-04-2013More
Top Dog Breeds, Chihuahua, dieregesondheid, animal health, pet insurance, diere versekering, troeteldierversekering suid afrika, south Africa, Pet Health Care, pet care health, petcarehealth, pethealthcare, ask the vet, dieremaniere, animal behaviour, sick animals, siek diere, honde, katte, cats, dogs, veterinary advice, dog walks, dog events, pet wellness, kitten care health, pet care health insurance, pet insurance health, pet care news, pet health care questions, pet care health claim form, pet care heal Top Dog Breeds in South Africa: Chihuahua Animaltalk's top 10 list of most popular breeds in South Africa lists the tiny Chihuahua in number 10. The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico....
Posted on 23-04-2013More
Pet Toy Ideas Another trip to the vet just cost me R700 (only!) because my 9 month old puppy chewed off a part of a synthetic fur blanket.  This lodged in his stomach and gave him stomach ache for 4 days.  When he...
Posted on 22-04-2013More
Barkley Pet Hotel Pet Luxury has been taken to a new level, at the Barkley Pet Hotel in America. Going away is always very hard for us Pet Owners, as leaving your pet behind becomes a huge mental burden and it feels...
Posted on 19-04-2013More
Pets Welcome A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation. He wrote: "I would very much like to bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved....
Posted on 18-04-2013More
South Africa Parrot Care Pet Tips Parrot Care Tips Its always best to see a bird flying around in the wild rather than stuck in a cage.  If you have taken on the ownership of caring for a parrot, here are some important tips to keep in mind when...
Posted on 17-04-2013More
SPCA Contact Phone numbers SPCA Contact numbers Contact telephone numbers for all SPCAs in South Africa:   NAME/AREA    /    OFFICE No.    /    AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES A ALBERTON 011 907 1568 / 071 626 0721 AMAHLATHI (STUTTERHEIM) 043 683 1414 /...
Posted on 12-03-2013More
February is Dental Health Month for Pets Healthy Teeth care tips for your Pet: A pet will live a much healthier life if you can help to keep their teeth clean. Poor oral hygiene can lead to tooth loss, heart disease and infection internally...
Posted on 27-01-2013More
Pet Health Care Online Vet: Dr Adel Ferreira 1. Why did you become a vet Dr Adel? I grew up on a remote farm where veterinary services were not readily available. From an early age caring for sick animals became my priority. My earliest...
Posted on 18-01-2013More
Top 10 Travel Tips when you go away with your pets Planning a road trip with is always exciting and even more so if you are going to take your favourite furry friend with you. Why not plan your next holiday away to a location that is Pet Friendly?...
Posted on 09-11-2012More

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