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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
Pet Friendly Beaches for Cape Town Those looking to take to the beach with their furry friends can take a look through the list of beaches and find suitable dog beaches: Dogs and horses on Cape Town beaches BEACHES DOG...
Posted on 27-03-2022More
101 Crating a pet after Surgery Having been through this ourselves, we know few things are worse than hearing the vet say those dreaded words: “Cage Rest.” Often the consequence of an injury or major surgery, it means your pet must...
Posted on 05-11-2021More
SAVA World Rabies Prevention Day Facts SPREADING THE TRUTH ABOUT RABIES – NO MORE FEAR, JUST THE FACTS Johannesburg, 22 September 2021: This year’s 15th annual #WorldRabiesDay on the 28th of September will focus on eradicating the many fears and myths surrounding this disease and replacing them with...
Posted on 27-09-2021More
South African Veterinary Associatiion The significance of celebrating World Veterinary Day The World Veterinary Association announced World Veterinary Day in 2000 to commemorate the veterinary profession.   World Veterinary Day is celebrated on the last Saturday of April every year and ...
Posted on 24-04-2021More
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
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
Dogs 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

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