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9 Reasons You Should Get A Pet For Your Child By Emily Parker, Catological.com No question about it – pets are great for children!  While anybody who owns a pet knows how much fun they bring to their lives, science has discovered our pets do...
Posted on 06-04-2018More
Animal Shelter Development Project Press Release: 1 March 2018 The ARRO Legacy Project has just enjoyed its public launch in February 2018 after undergoing intensive research over the past three years.   The ARRO Legacy Project aims...
Posted on 28-03-2018More
Eukanuba announced changes for 2018 Media Release: March 2018 Eukanuba has some exciting changes happening this year. We are eager to share these plans with you. Look out for the following in your Eukanuba outlet An updated and...
Posted on 23-03-2018More
Step by Step Guide How to Clean Your Dogs Ears Just like our very own hygiene routines, ear cleaning is an essential part of a dog’s basic grooming routine, but it can be tricky if you’re not sure how to go about doing it. Learning how to clean...
Posted on 17-03-2018More
Financial Compliance Guide for Donations to Non-Profit Organisations By Ryno Engelbrecht Animal Welfare Organisations are normally registered as “non-profit organisations” or “non-profit companies”, both of which are regulated by the provisions of the Non-Profit...
Posted on 14-03-2018More
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
Listeriosis Outbreak and our pets   Pets who are fed raw food diets, are the most likely ones to get infected should a listeriosis outbreak occur. (By raw food we mean meat, fruit or vegetables.)  Read on to see how you can protect...
Posted on 06-03-2018More
Spirulina is a Superfood for Pets by Paul Jacobson: Vondi's Holistic Pet Nutrition Supplimentation of your pets diet is extremely important. One of my preferred supplements is Spirulina. Spirulina contains a remarkable combination...
Posted on 03-03-2018More
Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018 Human-Animal Interaction Workshop Program 2018 Presenter: Magdie van Heerden Venue: Strand, Western Cape (address TBC)   Topic Date Aim Price pp Workshop Animal Assisted Interventions: A...
Posted on 02-03-2018More
Toxic Plants for Pets Getting a new pup or kitten into the home can provide some challenges when their curiosity gets the better of them.  Lovely to look at but some of these plants can be poisonous to dogs and cats....
Posted on 24-02-2018More
Animal Rescue and Shelter Database Registration for South Africa In an effort to build a comprehensive database of all the animal rescue and shelters around South Africa, we would appreciate your support in completing this Census Form. Pet Healthcare would like...
Posted on 10-02-2018More
Paws are taking to the Sea Point the Promenade You and your pooch are invited to the THIRD annual Paws on the Promenade - a dog walk fundraiser in support of the Mdzananda Animal Clinic, Khayelitsha. When On Sunday the 18th of February at 9:00am...
Posted on 05-02-2018More
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
Sun Protection for Pets What about our pets... Do they need sunblock too?  Light-skinned or white-coloured animals are particularly at risk from skin cancer and the areas that have no fur – ear tips, bridge of nose, lips,...
Posted on 20-01-2018More
Beach Safety 101: How To Keep Your Dog Safe At The Beach Say you’re the only child of the family. Your childhood memories include you playing alone with your toys. You’d immediately go home after school because you never had friends who you could spend the...
Posted on 15-01-2018More
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. What is the first thing a pet owner should do when they...
Posted on 02-01-2018More
South African Public Holidays 2018 Planning a holiday ahead of time can make or break a good #PetFriendly getaway, and for this reason it is important to take note of the South African Public Holidays for 2018, and book your vacation...
Posted on 27-12-2017More
The Unexpected Benefits of Being Raised with Pets If you were raised in a pet-free household, it’s easy to overlook what you missed out on. There are endless benefits kids can experience by growing up with pets, and some are commonly referenced,...
Posted on 16-12-2017More
Snakes and the Myths That Surround Them By Anthea Gordon For many years I worked in a nursery near the Kruger National Park and was surprised and amazed at many of the stories I heard with regard to snakes and how they are affected by...
Posted on 10-12-2017More

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