|HOME SWEET HOME FOR 19 DONKEY SURVIVORS||
The National Council of SPCAs is delighted to report a positive, uplifting and heart-warming outcome relating to donkeys rescued from the horrific trade in their skins.
We report that 5 donkeys have...
Posted on 19-04-2017More
|Digby and the Gang go from Rags to Riches||
Digby, Imogen, Honey and TJ (aka Digby and the Gang) from TEARS Animal Rescue in Cape Town, have gone from the shelter to stardom and loving homes, as heroes of a new campaign for Hill’s Pet...
Posted on 15-04-2017More
|5 Languages of Appreciation in your Pet Business||
I often hear about businesses in the #PetIndustry that are falling apart.
"We are not getting enough funding to survive!"
"Our volunteers are useless!"
"My floor manager has a serious attitude...
Posted on 05-04-2017More
|Video Shelter pets via a Pet Shop||
There are thousands of animal shelters in around the world. And most of them are overcrowded. Yet, people keep spending a lot of money to buy a pet rather than adopting one.
At Priceless Pets they...
Posted on 03-04-2017More
|Tackling your pet’s tummy troubles||
Tummy upsets are one of the most common reasons pet parents consult their veterinarian. It is distressing knowing your best friend is unwell, and of course, unpleasant for them too. Here’s expert...
Posted on 02-04-2017More
|Compulsory Law for Muzzling Dogs in Public areas||
NSSPCA have announced after a long time in the making, that according to the newly amended Animal Protection Act that all dogs who enter public areas, eg, dog parks and pet friendly beaches need to...
Posted on 31-03-2017More
|Obesity in your pets & Why is fat bad for you?||
For years we thought of fat as being excess baggage, the excess weight mechanically weighed down on joints and the spine causing (or accelerating) joint surface deterioration and eventually...
Posted on 28-03-2017More
|Blue-green Algae is toxic for pets and humans||
**Warning** Dogs that enjoy swimming and playing in dams may be exposed to blue-green algae.
Low water levels (which increases the water temperatures) during hot dry months can increase the risk of...
Posted on 26-03-2017More
|Cats that make hacking, retching, gagging and coughing noises||
Should you be worried if your cat is making hacking gagging retching or coughing noises, but not bringing up a hairball?
Hi Dr Larry, I hope you are well. I wanted to ask you if it would...
Posted on 23-03-2017More
|6 Ways to help your cat live longer||
Cats are wonderful companions providing us with comfort and affection. If you’re a cat owner, it is only natural to imagine the lifespan of your feline friend. Just how long does and...
Posted on 22-03-2017More
|Newborn Baby and Pets: How to Introduce and Prepare||
Living in a family with no kids and no pets can be boring, as the two makes a home both lively and warm. From time immemorial, homeowners have always had pets. According to statistics, up to 47% of...
Posted on 20-03-2017More
|Cape Town pet owners supported another fun walk along their beautiful promenade||
Mdzananda Animal Clinic hosted their annual Paws on the Promenade Fun Walk, and Vondi's Pet Nutrition sponsored the Fun Walk. PetHealthCare.co.za was there to photograph some of the happy fluffy...
Posted on 19-03-2017More
|NSPCA shocked at SA LOTTO to Cut Animals out of their Fund Allocations||
Thursday 16 March 2017 : LOTTO’S SHOCK DECISION - ANIMAL WELFARE EXCLUDED FROM FUNDING
“Certain programmes that reside in the Charities Sector, including Animal Welfare Organisations, have been...
Posted on 16-03-2017More
|Transnet Cat Poisoning Condemned NSPCA Seeking Witnesses||
15 March 2017: TRANSNET’S WIDESPREAD CAT POISONING CONDEMNED - APPEAL FOR WITNESSES
People with information to please urgently contact: DIALE RATSELA on 071 550 7733
Transnet’s proposed method of...
Posted on 15-03-2017More
|Why is muzzling your dog a good thing?||
Unleashed Possibilities Dog Training explains the benefits of muzzling your dog in public places
"Bad dogs wear muzzles."
"Dangerous dogs wear muzzles."
"Muzzles are a last resort."
"I would never...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
|Is Pet Poisoning on the rise in South Africa?||
Pet Poisoning : This horrible saga continues.
I really hoped that I would not have to write a warning about this again soon. I could not go to sleep with a clear conscience if I did not warn...
Posted on 09-03-2017More
|A little boy finds himself the perfect best friend||
A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard.
As he was driving the last nail into the post, he...
Posted on 08-03-2017More
Sometimes there is a dog that just creeps into your heart even when you have hardly had the pleasure to get to know him. We had the pleasure to give little retired Timby a ride from Cape Town to...
Posted on 07-03-2017More
|A Day in the life of Dr Nicolaas Kriek of Mdzananda Animal Clinic||
Every morning when I arrive at the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported clinic in South Africa, I do not know what to expect. I might be faced with a ward full of happy, healthy cats and...
Posted on 02-03-2017More
|What happens to a dog left in a hot car?||
We can not stress enough how sad it is when we hear about people or pets left (or forgotten) in hot cars.
Here are the facts that are without doubt irreparable damage if someone is careless enough...
Posted on 24-02-2017More