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Average Veterinary Fees in South Africa In today’s post, we will be exploring the average veterinary fees in South Africa. Being a pet owner can have a significant influence on your finances and budget. Just like humans, our pets also...
Posted on 13-04-2022More
Snake catchers South Africa, Bee Removals Reptile Rescuers List South Africa Snake Catchers and Snake Bite SOS | Updated April 2022 Here is a list of the awesome people that could help you when you encounter a snake or (hopefully ever not) a snake bite.  Please save the...
Posted on 04-04-2022More
Emergency help needed for flooded Khayelitsha pet shelter A Khayelitsha animal clinic’s homeless dog shelter flooded in last week’s rainstorm. The Mdzananda Animal Clinic reports that their organisation is in desperate need of assistance. Homeless dogs...
Posted on 26-05-2021More
Top Ten Tips for First Time Pet Owners First-time pet ownership can be daunting, and for this reason, we are sharing with you some of the most important factors to take into consideration when you add a furry friend to your family: ONE...
Posted on 14-03-2021More
Vetiquette, Veterinarian, Tips when visiting the vet, vet visit, visit the vet, annual check up Vetiquette 101: What your vet would like you to know Visits to the vet can be traumatising, but they do not have to be if you go prepared. Pet ownership comes with all the responsibilities, including having to take our beloved furries to the doctor....
Posted on 13-01-2021More
First Aid Courses for Pets, Pet Healthcare, Susan Holdsworth, South Africa Emergency Pet Care, Snake Bite Treatment, First Aid Courses For Dogs and Cats    THE SOUTH AFRICAN GUIDE TO  FIRST AID FOR DOGS All course information has been approved by a senior Specialist Veterinary Physician from the University of Pretoria.             ...
Posted on 17-08-2020More
Toxic Plants for Pets , American Bittersweet, Azalea, Clematis, Crocus, Crown of Thorns, Daffodil, Day lily, Easter cactus, Easter Lily, Foxglove, Hyacinth , Lily of the Valley , Morning Glory, Narcissus, Peace lily, Rhododendron, Tiger Lily ,Tulip, Toxic Plants for Pets Getting a new pup or kitten into the home can provide some challenges when their curiosity gets the better of them.  Lovely to look at but some of these plants can be poisonous to dogs and cats....
Posted on 24-06-2020More
Tips for Travelling with your pets,  Pets on holiday, Pet friendly destinations, Pet Health Care, Pet Insurance Tips, Top Travel Tips when you go away with your pets Planning a road trip is always so exciting and even more so if you are going to take your furry friend on holiday with you.  The question remains, "Will I find a place that is Pet Friendly, and how...
Posted on 16-06-2020More
Pet Healthcare, COVID-19 Pet Protocol, Lockdown, SAVC, South African Veterinary Council, Hills Pet Nutrition, Pet Insurance, PawPaw , GVC Brokers COVID-19 Pet Protocol during Lockdown What is proper pet protocol during Level 4? Have you caught a whiff of your cat’s breath and thought ‘I really need to book him in for his dental treatment when the lockdown is over?’ Or looked at...
Posted on 18-05-2020More
The future of animal health, Zoetis, practicing veterinary medicine, Animal health companies, such as Zoetis, revolutionising animal healthcare, veterinarians, prevent diseases, Pharmaceutical companies, veterinarians promoting preventative care, cost-effective treatment, Dr. Liza le Roux, Emerging Trends, Pet Ownership, cardiovascular health, fitnessm, immunity, quality of life, cancer patients, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pets improve childhood development, build social skills, build co Benefits of Human and Animal Bonds Continuum of care is the future of animal health, says Zoetis Johannesburg, 13 May 20 | There is a clear shift in traditional ways of practicing veterinary medicine. Animal health companies, such as...
Posted on 13-05-2020More
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
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
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
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
Pet Safety Checklist for the home Keeping our homes safe for our loved ones is very important.  Herewith a checklist that can help you to ensure a safer environment for you and your new furry family member:   ____ ____...
Posted on 19-06-2019More
Hidden Household Hazards for Pets Our homes may feel safe and cosy, but they’re often filled with potential health hazards. Each year, thousands of pets experience accidental poisonings in the home, and the number in South Africa is...
Posted on 03-05-2019More
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 08-03-2019More
Flamingo Rescue 2019 Update Kamfers Dam’s flamingos – comments from Mark Anderson, CEO of BirdLife South Africa Kimberley, 6 February 2019 -- The situation unfolding at the Lesser Flamingo breeding colony at Kamfers Dam near...
Posted on 11-02-2019More
Buying Guide for Pet Toys Toys.  Today we look at a few tips on how to get the correct toys for your pets.  Getting the right toys for their needs can save you money, frustration, and possibly even an emergency trip to the...
Posted on 01-12-2018More
Getting the right bed for your old sizeable canine friend Everyone is aware of the critical benefits of having a good night sleep on our health, both in the short-term and the long-term. Likewise, things are no different for dogs. Dogs can lie down or curl...
Posted on 07-11-2018More

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