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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 18-11-2020More
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 University of Pretoria            Introduction What is a...
Posted on 17-08-2020More
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
The trauma of a dog eating a sock True Story: Patient:  Chocolate labrador – 3 yrs old. Every once in a while our furry friends decide to get themselves into trouble, and what we dont always realise just how dangerous a normal...
Posted on 10-03-2018More
Bloat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus GDV Gastric Dilatation Volvulus aka GDV or “bloat,” in laymen’s term is a life threatening condition all large breed dog owner’s need to be aware of . In a patient with a GDV the stomach first fills with...
Posted on 06-03-2018More
In Case of Accident - First Aid for Puppies A puppy will try anything. He pokes his nose and his paws into everything from paint to pesticides. He chews and swallows whatever he can get into his mouth. He runs headlong and unheeding to greet...
Posted on 29-01-2018More
Microchip Options, Animal Health,  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 carehealth insurance, pet insurance health, pet healthcare questions, Microchip Options for your pet Microchipping your pet has become one of the most important parts of new pet ownership, second to getting your pet affordable Pet Insurance. The day your pet goes missing, is the day you will really...
Posted on 02-01-2018More
5 Party Foods that are Dangerous to Dogs Family gatherings, parties, picnics, and barbecues all have one item in common: food, lots of tasty food. But while party food is appropriate for people, that doesn’t automatically mean that it’s...
Posted on 18-11-2017More

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