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South African Vet Maims Monkey, but what does SAVC say and do about it? In October 2012 the NSPCA received information about a veterinarian who had severed one arm and both legs of a monkey and was holding the mutilated animal alive in her bedroom, without any pain...
Posted on 27-02-2020More
WOOLIES HAS ALL THE SPOILS FOR YOUR FURRY FRIENDS For the unconditional love they give us, the snuggles and companionship, our pets deserve the world. And now, with a selection of stylish accessories and homeware items, you can truly spoil them and...
Posted on 20-02-2020More
WOOLIES HAS ALL THE SPOILS FOR YOUR FURRY FRIENDS For the unconditional love they give us, the snuggles and companionship, our pets deserve the world. And now, with a selection of stylish accessories and homeware items, you can truly spoil them and...
Posted on 20-02-2020More
Tips to Spoil Your Pet on Love Your Pet Day 20 February is Love Your Pet Day. It makes perfect sense that after Valentine's Day, there is a special day dedicated to show a little extra love and to encourage love beyond the borders of just...
Posted on 18-02-2020More
2020 PET TRENDS The pet care industry continues to grow at a rapid rate fuelled by a rise in pet parenting across the globe.  Carla Bath, Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s marketing manager, says that it’s encouraging to note...
Posted on 05-02-2020More
Why NO Bones for Dogs? The best thing to do for a dog is to never give them a bone. Why do people give dogs bones?  Where does this come from? Dogs would - by nature - hunt their prey and chew on the flesh and bones to...
Posted on 05-02-2020More
Vet Tech writes open letter to her clients Pet Healthcare Missouri Vet Tech Association Open Letter from Vet Tech “Dear Pet Owner, I am writing this to you because I am human.  I am a Veterinary Assistant, or a Veterinary Technician with hours of education and debt, or a Veterinarian with even more hours of...
Posted on 04-02-2020More
The Truth About The Parvovirus Outbreak in Cape Town The canine parvovirus is a highly contagious and potentially deadly disease that wreaks havoc on a dog’s intestinal tract.   Early January 2020, a suggested parvovirus outbreak in Cape Town raised...
Posted on 23-01-2020More
Dog Friendly beaches in Cape Town Where can one go with your dog in and around Cape Town beaches? The answer is not that simple, as many communities have their own unique needs.  The local by-laws now give a fair guide to what one...
Posted on 09-11-2019More
Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to control your pets intestinal systems, is by adding Diatomaceous Earth to their meals.  Animal rescue centres love the product because of its...
Posted on 09-11-2019More
Fireworks Banned in Cape STATEMENT BY MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY, ALDERMAN JP SMITH No designated fireworks sites in 2019 The City of Cape Town has decided to forego designated sites for fireworks this...
Posted on 12-10-2019More
How to parkrun with your dog "Stop!" I said to the man.  He looked at me in sheer amazement.  "You have to stop running with your dog like that," I said in the desperation of trying to find my own breath, but also out of shock...
Posted on 09-10-2019More
Dog Parks : What you should know before visiting them Dog parks are known to be a fun outing for you and your pooch.  Are you and your dog safe at the park? While we love spending time with our pets in the park, always ensure that you are not the only...
Posted on 03-10-2019More
Does your dog suffer from Separation Anxiety? A disruptive or destructive pet often leads to a very unpleasant homecoming.  Do you experience a mild version of anxiety the moment you open the door when you get home, hoping to not find your home...
Posted on 01-09-2019More
10 Ideas to Celebrate National Dog Day National Dog Day celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, rescues...
Posted on 22-08-2019More
Video: Man Rescues Baby Coyote Watching this man rescue a wild animal is the cutest thing ever, but hearing him talk to the little animal is just as adorable.  
Posted on 20-08-2019More
What To Know Before Adopting a Second Pet Owning a pet is a wonderful experience. Whether you have a dog, a cat, or another type of pet, they bring you happiness, but also come with responsibility. If you already own a pet and are...
Posted on 11-08-2019More
How to Help an Animal That Suffers From Separation Anxiety Animals who suffer from Separation Anxiety are generally highly-strung while you are not with them, and this often leads to coming home to a house that has been destroyed.  If it is not your...
Posted on 27-07-2019More
Why you should keep your domesticated cat wild? We do not always realise the true reasons why cats act out, why they become depressed, reclusive or even rebellious.  Take a step back, look at these proud majestic little beings in their perfect,...
Posted on 24-07-2019More
Dog who is chained up for his entire life sees the ocean for the first time and his reaction goes viral This very sad dog got saved by an animal rescue organisation from being chained to a pole for the first 5 years of his life. And when it looked like his fate was sealed to spend the rest of his new...
Posted on 15-07-2019More

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