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Keeping up with your pet’s health this summer by Dr Clinton Austin, Head of Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs for Animal Health at Bayer South Africa As we wave goodbye to the cold winter days and usher summer back into our gardens,...
Posted on 05-11-2015More
Are You Deworming Your Pet Regularly? Deworming your pet is an important part of its regular health regime. Even if pet owners take good care of their pets, one cannot avoid worms as our pets are at constant risk of a worm infestation.  ...
Posted on 02-11-2015More
Understanding Hot Spots in dogs Does your dog always scratch or lick themselves?  Please check, they might be developing a nasty Hot Spot on their skin.  I recently experienced this phenomenon with my Wire Fox Terrier (Cathy) and...
Posted on 25-10-2015More
How to photograph your pets I’ve had a few people write in and ask me questions about photographing their pets.  With some research and from my own experience, together with my husband as avid photographers, PHC have put...
Posted on 16-10-2015More
Just Nuisance The Movie On 1 April 1937 a very special Great Dane was born in Rondebosch, Cape Town.  His owner, Benjamin Chaney, ran a company called The United Services Institute in Simons Town. The sailor patrons from...
Posted on 04-10-2015More
#petobesityweek - how does your pet measure up? Obesity is the biggest health problem facing South African pets. Many owners believe a ‘little extra padding’ is not serious - but it is.  Free weight assessments this October  Overweight pets: have...
Posted on 23-09-2015More
Montego Pet Nutrition Unveils New Facilities at Dogtown SA On Saturday, 19 September 2015, Montego Pet Nutrition proudly revealed their brand new housing facility, Montego Town, at Dogtown SA’s new property in Hartbeespoort. Guests were treated to an...
Posted on 23-09-2015More
Groundbreaking surgery on French Bulldog in South Africa 21 September 2015:  Professor Darlene Lubbe is a top Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon takes on a challenge to perform her specialist services on a 11-month old French bulldog who was unable to breathe....
Posted on 21-09-2015More
Abused dog shows up at their door "Hi, I'm Baxter! My last owner didn’t love me and I knew I just had to get outta there. At first I was afraid, I was petrified. Kept thinking I could never live without him by my side… Ahem, you...
Posted on 15-09-2015More
Social Media & Content Specialist required for the pet industry Are you passionate about being online and animals in general?  Would you like to work from home? We are looking for a part-time team member & would love to hear from you. Social Media &...
Posted on 15-09-2015More
Ricky Litchfield Product Hamper Safeguard the health of your four-legged best friend with a premium hamper of assorted Ricky Litchfield products which all promote optimum health and longevity. This weekend [11 - 14 September 2015] ...
Posted on 09-09-2015More
Fact or Myth: A dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's mouth Here’s the myth that makes dogs sound like a dental miracle:  "Despite all the leftover macaroni, rubber bands and dead squirrels they chew, our canine friends still maintain better oral hygiene than...
Posted on 07-09-2015More
Non-Profits get Free Google AdWord Grants Congratulations, as a NPO in South Africa, you are already 1 step closer to being approved for a whopping Free Advertising Grant by Google AdWords.  This is great news for our Animal NPO's and we...
Posted on 04-09-2015More
Hydrotherapy for your dog or cat Pet Wellness Worx shares with us information regarding your pet and their weight loss needs and how Hydrotherapy could benefit them in the nicest possible way. Being overweight is a marker for...
Posted on 31-08-2015More
MuttMix Dog DNA Unlock the mysteries of your dog’s genes to reveal its breed by undertaking a Doggie DNA test. The Sponsor for this week is MuttMix - Friday 21 August 2015 Prize: 1x MuttMix DNA Analysis of your...
Posted on 20-08-2015More
Introducing a new cat to your dog Contrary to belief, cats and dogs can get along if introduced appropriately. A gradual introduction can make all the difference and it can be easier if the cat had positive experiences with dogs...
Posted on 03-08-2015More
THE INVISIBLE SLIMY MONSTER IN THE WATER BOWL Ever rub your fingers on the inside of your pet's water bowl and you feel a slippery slime of sorts? Well that invisible goo is called Biofilm. Biofilm is a collection of organic and inorganic,...
Posted on 27-07-2015More
Flea Control with Activyl Another good reason for pets to love us… Imagine you were infested with fleas.  How would you feel? The probability of a dog or cat picking up fleas at some point in their life is extremely high and...
Posted on 25-07-2015More
Dogtown SA Builds An Exciting New Home - With Montego’s Help Dogtown SA is expanding the reach and scope of their amazing work by moving into a new property near Hartbeespoort, stretching their legs from their current 2-acre site into a new custom-built 50-...
Posted on 24-07-2015More
How to understand if your pet is experiencing pain? “Oh, he’s fine! He is not crying or anything, he is just getting old and slowing down I guess” says the pet owner to the vet about their geriatric doggie. Have you ever dropped a heavy object on...
Posted on 19-07-2015More

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