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Love your pet enough to go for a weight check October is national Pet Obesity Month Obesity has become as big a problem for pets as it is for people. South African vets say that more than half the patients they treat are overweight and this...
Posted on 05-10-2017More
10 Tips for taking your pet to the beach this summer! 1. Always keep a watchful eye over your dogs when at the beach and keep them away from waves if they are not used to them. 2. Always clean up after your pets – don’t let them become a nuisance to...
Posted on 29-09-2017More
Top 10 Facts about Rabies Rabies is a Zoonotic disease which is transmitted from a rabid animal to other warm blooded animals, including humans and our pets.  The danger lies in the fact that this disease is lethal if not...
Posted on 28-09-2017More
What to Feed Your Dog When It's Sick It's upsetting for us as owners when our canine companions are not well and of course, we want to do our best to aid their recovery. It can be a challenge to feed a sick dog, perhaps they are...
Posted on 27-09-2017More
Protect your dogs against the danger of mosquitoes Mosquitoes are most hazardous during hot summer months.  Just like us humans, man's best friend is not immune to mosquito bites either. Dog owners who understand the risk mosquitoes pose to the...
Posted on 25-09-2017More
Win-win-win with Hill’s Transforming Lives You, your pet and your favourite animal charity Does nutrition have the power to change lives?  Thousands of South African pet parents say that it does and have shared their pets’ real-life stories...
Posted on 25-09-2017More
This Kitten Would Have Come Home With Me! Okinawa: Japan 2015:  The cutest little kitten finds comfort when a wildlife photographer sits down to capture a scene.   This kitten found no time to waste and approached Wildlife Photographer...
Posted on 22-09-2017More
Vetiquette 101: What your vet would like you to know If you think a visit to a vet is like visiting the local doggie park, then it’s good you are reading this right now.   Pet ownership comes with all the responsibilities including having to take our...
Posted on 19-09-2017More
Early Diagnosis of Heart Disease Can Prolong Your Dog’s Life Mitral Valve Disease (MVD) is the most common form of heart disease in dogs and usually occurs in small to medium size dogs weighing less than 20kg, such as Fox Terriers, Poodles, Schnauzers and...
Posted on 13-09-2017More
Preparing Your Home for a New Puppy For dog lovers, there are few things in life quite as exciting as a new puppy. Planning and preparation for this big step, however, is key to creating a successful bond between you and your young dog...
Posted on 07-09-2017More
Expert nutritionist Paul Jacobson discusses diabetes on Smile FM Radio by Paul Jacobson:  Recently at media presentation, myself, Celeb Chef Jenny Morris and expert Nutritionist, Sally-Ann Creed, discuss the modern trends to wholesome and healthy cooking.   Sally-Ann...
Posted on 01-09-2017More
Introducing Hills Science Plan No Grain for Dogs and Cats If you are looking for a quality pet food with no added grains or gluten, look no further! New Hill’s™ Science Plan™ No Grain has all the goodness you trust from Hill’s but is grain free. Made using...
Posted on 31-08-2017More
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
VIDEO Cat Seizures from Tick and Flea poison Summer is the most prevelent time for fleas to invade your home and of course - your pets, but ticks have a tendency to be around throughout the year.  Many animals have died from infestations of...
Posted on 24-08-2017More
Rescue Story: Unwanted cat placed in a storm water drain to drown  18 Augusts 2017 - Khayelitsha Cape Town.  On Saturday the 19th of August the world celebrates International Homeless Animal Day. To highlight the plight of homeless animals the Mdzananda Animal...
Posted on 18-08-2017More
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 18-08-2017More
Super emotional moment as dog finds owner in court room Pet ownership is not always who paid for the animal, but sometimes where the connection of 2 souls get to meet.  Whilst it is still seen as an object and not a sentient being by many, we have to...
Posted on 17-08-2017More
School teacher wants to lead the way when it comes to giving back Cape Town, 11 August 2017 -  Grade 2 school teacher, Michelle Coyne is a woman on a mission.  Last year at the annual TEARS Sleepathon, she came home with the dog in whose kennel she spent the night...
Posted on 11-08-2017More
The new craze is giving Shelter Animals a holiday - in your home It's true, instead of visiting and walking a dog at the animal shelter, more and more people are giving the animals a Foster Holiday! When I walked into my first animal shelter many years ago, I...
Posted on 04-08-2017More
Pet Food Survey 2017 shows scary results In a most recent study done on pet food THE CLEAN LABEL PROJECT analysed over 1000 pet food products from 74 of the top selling brands - as reported by Nielsen for 2016, and the outcome was scary. ...
Posted on 21-07-2017More

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