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Compassion Fatigue in Veterinary and Animal Welfare industry For the Love of Animals: Compassion Fatigue in Animal Welfare Work and the Veterinary Industry. Mastering the Art of Caregiving is an extremely tough path to follow, and those who work in these...
Posted on 19-02-2019More
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
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
Bizarre discovery in Germany: Puma cub kept in apartment FOUR PAWS provides sanctuary for cub that is victim of Europe’s trade in wild cats Cape Town, 31.01.2019 – Shortly before Christmas 2018, authorities discovered and confiscated a male puma cub in a...
Posted on 31-01-2019More
Port Elizabeth woman, 72, kills two Pit Bulls with her shotgun. Thursday 24.01.2019 A Port Elizabeth woman was left with no other alternative to shoot the dogs.  Around 10h00 that morning the neighbour’s two Pit Bulls scaled her six-foot boundary wall to attack...
Posted on 25-01-2019More
Avian Pox and the risks it exposes to our wild and domestic birds Cape Town 16.01.2019:  There have been reports of wild birds (pigeons and doves) being brought into local veterinary clinics for euthanasia due to their faces being deformed from a disease suspected...
Posted on 16-01-2019More
Reasons why Pet Adoption Applications are rejected "I entered the kennels and saw him sitting in the corner.  He was staring at me, but was too affraid to come to me.  I slowly approached him and with caution touched his soft furry ears and head. ...
Posted on 30-12-2018More
Why Dogs Live Less Than Humans Here's the surprising answer of a 6 year old child. Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their...
Posted on 23-12-2018More
Victory for South African Veterinarians In a unanimous judgement handed down on the 5th of December 2018, the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the South African Veterinary Association. The matter before the Court was with respect...
Posted on 13-12-2018More
Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for people suffering from allergies If you are a dog-lover, but suffer allergic reactions due to the shedding of their fur, then this information is just for you.  Here we share with you a list of hypoallergenic dog breeds that do not...
Posted on 10-12-2018More
Can I treat my pet's wound at home? We often wish and hope that we can treat our pets at home, rather than having to fork out a few hundred Rand (or more) - for "just a bandage or just a cleaning".  Treating a wound is not as easy as...
Posted on 08-12-2018More
5 Languages of Appreciation in your Pet Business Do you want to take your pet business to the next level?  Are there frustrating moments that you often experience but are not sure how to deal with it.  Today we would like to talk about the people...
Posted on 05-12-2018More
Popular Dog and Cat Names There are so many variations to consider when choosing your new pets' name.  I got my first dog when I was 5 years old.  It was a stray Scottish terrier.  In those days the internet did not exist,...
Posted on 03-12-2018More
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
50 Amazing Pet Blogs 50 Amazing Pet Blogs And Websites Any Pet Lover Should Follow Any Pet owner who cares about their furry friends wants to find the right information in order to keep their pets happy and healthy....
Posted on 23-11-2018More
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
Animals from the ‘worst zoo’ to be relocated to FOUR PAWS sanctuaries 16.11.2018, Cape Town – Preparations to transfer recently rescued Albanian animals, which were kept in the Safari Park Zoo Fier dubbed the ‘worst zoo ever’, is currently underway. Currently all...
Posted on 20-11-2018More
There's a Rang-Tan in My Room and I dont know what to do A supermarket in Iceland made a video to show the damage of #PalmOil Plantations to our planet, and most importantly to the now almost extinct orangutans who survive there.  This Greenpeace video was...
Posted on 12-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Economic Benefits HOME/ECONOMY Exterminates house pets Whether domestic or feral, we all know cats as efficient killing machines. Rodents, insects and even birds do not stand a chance when these cute predators are...
Posted on 08-11-2018More

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