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How do I know my dog has heat stroke? The first signs of your dog heating up is a restless form of panting.  You might even notice their tongue go red and the saliva thickening. We spoke to our friends from ZUKI to help give some tips...
Posted on 14-11-2016More
DIY Thunder Strap That Really Works for Stressed Dogs & Cats Dogs and Cats are extremely sensitive to loud noises, especially when it comes to lightning, thunder and fire crackers during a fireworks display.  Some animals experience a temporary insanity during...
Posted on 13-11-2016More
Tips to keep your pets Hydrated in Summer Dehydration is caused by the lack of fluids to the body.  Animals (like humans) can replenish their fluids by means of food or water.  Once the body is dehydrated it will start to slow down to try...
Posted on 11-11-2016More
Beautiful Poem of a Doggie Looking for an owner I'm looking for an owner, who'll never treat me bad. Who'll truly love me, and try not make me sad. Who'll groom and make me pretty, and who me off to friends. Who'll play with me and...
Posted on 09-11-2016More
Biliary in dogs: understanding tickbite fever & symptoms of biliary Biliary is a serious tick-borne disease (hence ‘tickbite fever’) that affects the red blood cells of dogs. It’s caused by a tiny blood parasite called Babesia canis. Ticks transmit this infectious...
Posted on 06-11-2016More
Should I exercise my dog on a hot day? We love our pets, and we do the best we can to make them live a happy and healthy life.  When should we consider it to be a good time to take them outdoors and when is it best to stay home?  ...
Posted on 05-11-2016More
Help #FeedAPet with BOSS and PETLEY’S The Festive season is almost upon us, and although it may be festive in many households across the country, there are hundreds of animal shelters and pet focused charities who will be struggling to...
Posted on 04-11-2016More
Heroic Survivor, Princess Kimmi Bean, scoops first prize in Heroic Tails Montego hunt The biennial Montego Heroic Tails competition is aimed to honour and celebrate a man’s best friend with the loyalty and love they show their humans every day.  Montego Pet Nutrition is proud to...
Posted on 01-11-2016More
Why Are Vets Not Recommending a Raw Food Diet for Pets? Many pet parents that have switched their fur kids to a raw diet have noticed the massive improvements that raw has made in their pet's health. From their healthy skin and shiny coat, their dental...
Posted on 31-10-2016More
Funny Video from the SPCA The SPCA hopes that this subtle TV advert should help get their message across.   A dog with cash in his mouth, goes shopping.  What he buys is sure to make you giggle!
Posted on 03-10-2016More
How to Correct Bad Manners of Your Cat Cats are notorious for their bad behavior. While dogs are definitely more active, cats have the most access when in the house. They can leap kitchen counters and reach places where you store food,...
Posted on 25-09-2016More
The Story of Free Spirit (Warning Graphic Content) It really is easy to find stories of animal abuse on the internet, and our aim is never to promote or publish these atrocities.  This story is however one of those stories that we felt was not one to...
Posted on 20-09-2016More
A Dog Prison Story of Hope Cape Animal Welfare Forum is a newly formed organisation that represents all animal rescues in the Western Cape.  This group of dedicated leaders from various animal rescue organisations and chaired...
Posted on 08-09-2016More
Baboon Matters: A Simple Solution | Video There comes a time in our lives where nature meets with urbanisation.  It is only the ignorant that believe a 'new development' is not going to have an effect on those who used to call it their home...
Posted on 31-08-2016More
VIDEO Dog is handed to a shelter because of his smelly breath A dog gets dropped off at his local animal rescue as the owner no longer wants him, because he has a smelly breath...   Their local vet takes a look at the dog and soon finds out the reason for his...
Posted on 30-08-2016More
NSPCA Stops Dog Fighting in Soweto MEDIA STATEMENT ISSUED ON MONDAY 29 AUGUST 2016  NSPCA SUCCESSFULLY TACKLES DOG FIGHTING – AGAIN! The NSPCA’s Special Investigations Unit was involved in another successful raid on a dog fighting...
Posted on 29-08-2016More
Protect your Cat from Ticks and Fleas with FRONTLINE Plus If there is one thing we really dont enjoy talking about, it's ticks and fleas on our pets.  Having to research this subject and just looking at these critters is enough to make anyone queasy,...
Posted on 18-08-2016More
SAYING FOREVER GOODBYE TO YOUR FUR KIDS “Their paw prints will forever be embedded in your heart.” ~ Dave Thorpe For an animal lover putting their companion animal to sleep (euthanasia) is one of the hardest decisions they will have to...
Posted on 09-08-2016More
Montego KAROO is on the hunt once again for Heroic Tails A total of R28 000 is up for grabs! The biennial Montego Karoo - Herioc Tails competition is on the hunt once again to seek out stories of dogs who have displayed bravery, heroism, devotion and...
Posted on 09-08-2016More
Ten questions to ask before breeding your pet The decision to breed your female dog needs careful consideration.  While doing some research on writing this article, I unfortunately found some really disturbing information about breeding.  It...
Posted on 04-08-2016More

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