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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
Perfect Dog Breed for Kids, children, Pet Healthcare, Beagle, cavalier king charles, labrador retriever, irish setter, cocker spaniel 5 Perfect Dog Breeds for Kids A dog will be a fantastic addition to your household. There are so many good reasons why it’s beneficial for people to have a dog as a member of their family, from companionship to protection to fun...
Posted on 07-09-2020More
Bravecto, Tick Flea Prevention, Competition Winners, Richard Marr, AACL Ladysmith, MSD Animal Health, Feral Cat Assistance Garden Route, New Beginnings Bloemfontein, Oudtshoorn Dogs in Need, Soweto Animal Rescue & Advisory Centre, SARAC, AACL (Animal Anti-Cruelty League) in Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Durban & Coast SPCA, CLAW (Community-Led Animal Welfare), FORA (Friends of Rescued Animals), Funda Nenja (Learning with the Dog), PDSA (The Peoples Dis Bravecto® Feed the Furry Nation competition Winners Announced Animals and animal-lovers win big in the Bravecto® Feed the Furry Nation competition.  At a time when finances were limited, and animal shelters overwhelmed, Bravecto® ran the Feed the Furry Nation...
Posted on 03-07-2020More
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
Top Ten Tips Puppy Training, House Training, Marathon Training, Classic music for dogs, Separation Anxiety, Pet Insurance, Barking Dog Problems, Reasons for a barking dog, Urine Mat, No Punishment Dog Training, Positive Dog Training, Pet Health Care Ten Easy Steps To House Training a puppy How easy is it to house train a puppy? The first and most important thing to remember is that your new puppy is going to grow up very quickly.  Way faster than you are able to train him or her.  And...
Posted on 25-03-2020More
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
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
parkrun with your dog, leash training, harness training, halti no pull harness, benefits of a harness, the dangers of running your dog with a harness How to parkrun with your dog "Stop!" I said to the man. He looked at me in sheer amazement. "Please stop running with your dog like that," desperately trying to regain my breath, as I noticed what was unfolding in front of me...
Posted on 09-10-2019More
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY LISTS FOR VOLUNTEERING PLACES IN AFRICA THE UPDATED LIST (as of 06/04/2019) OF GOOD PLACES THAT WE RECOMMEND SO FAR TO POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS INCLUDES:   SOUTH AFRICA • LionsRock - www.lionsrock.org | Big Cat Sanctuary (owned by Four Paws)...
Posted on 06-06-2019More
Dog are not banned from the beaches in Cape Town The dog loving community in Cape Town have recently been alarmed by rumours that all the beaches in Cape Town are now banning dogs and horses.  The rumour has in fact been confirmed as untrue by the...
Posted on 02-05-2019More
Understanding how a dog thinks One of the ways that we can bond with our new puppy is by spending time training them and even teaching them tricks. This develops a bond of trust. A well trained dog is a pleasure to own. Many dogs...
Posted on 14-02-2019More
Video of Pup Surrendered because she was too ugly The Patient Roxy was brought to Mdzananda after her owner accidentally drove over her. She had been under or behind the car when it left the yard. Both her front legs and jaw were fractured in the...
Posted on 13-02-2019More
Black Friday Advertising Sale Advertising SALE for 1 Day Only All for R100 on Friday 23 November!  Get 3 banners for 1 year.  We will even help you with the artwork. Get the best exposure for your pet product with the right...
Posted on 22-11-2018More
The effects of Thunder on animals and what to do about it “I was in my room, relaxing and reading my favourite book.  Suddenly a bomb exploded in the house, or was it outside?  I don't know. My body is shaking with fear.  My heart is beating, I can barely...
Posted on 01-11-2018More
How can I help my dog cope with separation anxiety How does your dog feel when you leave it alone? Do you ever wonder how dogs feel when we leave them alone?  Dogs are our best-friends – they eat, sleep and follow us around tirelessly when we are at...
Posted on 28-09-2018More
Amazing Dog Rescue Story By Thomas & Shona Schmidt: I`ll never forget this day on the 23rd of March 2018 late afternoon.  As I was driving back home from work, I noticed a little mix breed puppy struggling to stand and...
Posted on 14-09-2018More
Zoonosis Zoo … what? A zoonosis is a disease or infection that has the potential to spread from pets to their owners and in some cases vice versa. There are more than sixty diseases with the potential of...
Posted on 01-07-2018More
6 Reasons That Will Cause Diarrhea In Raw Eating For Dogs BARF or Biologically Appropriate Raw Food is another name for a raw diet. For many people, this is the ancestral and natural diet of dogs, and the only real way to feed your pooch. It's needless to...
Posted on 28-05-2018More
GoPro Fetch Dog Harness Review - spend more quality time with your dogs Often, our New Year's Resolutions are to spend more time with our loved ones, so this year I spoiled myself with A GoPro Fetch Dog Harness to document our adventures. This is our story. My two...
Posted on 07-12-2017More
10 Tips for Hiking with Dogs It is always a pleasure to be able to take your dog for a long walk in the mountains, free from all the worries of busy dog parks and public spaces.  This experience does however come with some...
Posted on 27-08-2017More

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