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5 Things to consider before adopting a pet Adopting a pet is not just about walking into a shelter and throwing some money at them after you have found your furry soulmate.    One needs to take various factors into consideration: 1. Do not...
Posted on 05-02-2017More
Scientific Study on our Dogs current state of health Diabetes in pets is up to 900% (since 2011) in the United Kingdom, and Obesity is up 60% in North America, and scientifically proven the biggest evil of them all is 1 in 2 dogs will get cancer. This...
Posted on 03-02-2017More
Hills Goodie Foodie Bins In Stock Now Food is good in a Hill’s Goodie Foodie Bin! The #HillsGoodieBin will be available free from early February, when you buy two selected bags of your pet’s favourite Hill’s food. Available with Hill’s...
Posted on 03-02-2017More
5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Fit  FOUR PAWS advises on diet and exercises to help avoid obesity in pets  Cape Town, 20.01.2017 – Obesity is a serious condition, not only in humans but also in animals. The negative impact of obesity...
Posted on 31-01-2017More
To shave or not to shave? SHOULD YOU SHAVE YOUR CAT / DOG IN SUMMER? Summer arrives in a blaze of heat and sun, and most of us shed clothes until we're down to shorts or swimsuits. If less is more for us when temperatures...
Posted on 24-01-2017More
What is a Service Dog? Why They are so Important Are you or a loved one in need of a service dog? Or maybe you are just curious about these amazing canines. Either way, you will be thrilled to learn about what these dogs can do! So, what is a...
Posted on 20-01-2017More
Top Dog Diseases to be aware of in South Africa If a dog has a particular kind of disease, how would you as the pet owner respond to this situation? The average lifespan of dogs in today’s generation is between 10 to 15 years. It would be shorter...
Posted on 14-01-2017More
A Big Win for the NSPCA ISSUED ON THURSDAY 08 DECEMBER 2016 The NSPCA is now able to legally prosecute anyone without having the delay of the NPA process.  We were delighted by this announcement from the Constitutional...
Posted on 10-01-2017More
RIP Tilikum The Star of Blackfish Tilikum—the “star” of Blackfish, the damning documentary about SeaWorld’s cruel practice of tearing wild orcas away from their families and then breeding them in captivity—is dead, following decades...
Posted on 07-01-2017More
Do You know the most famous reindeer of all? Celebrating the spirit of the season, we dedicate this song as a reminder that being different is very special.     Rudolph The Rednosed Reindeer from Juanita Aitkenhead on Vimeo. You know Dasher...
Posted on 16-12-2016More
What does it feel like to be an abandoned dog? Pet ownership is not just about taking home an animal for a quick fun moment in your life.  Pet ownership is exactly the same commitment than it is to any other member of your family.  They feel our...
Posted on 14-12-2016More
What is the Therapeutic Value of Water for Pets with Injuries? Unique physical properties of water provide greater improvements in physical function of animals.  It is the ideal healing environment for exercise and therapy for those of our pets with acute or...
Posted on 13-12-2016More
What does the NSPCA say about Gated Community Living and Pets? GATED COMMUNITY LIVING – AND PETS With the ongoing trend of living in townhouse complexes and close-community living of whatever kind, it was inevitable that issues involving animals should arise....
Posted on 10-12-2016More
Do animals also want a Christmas Pressie? The night before Christmas a very special moment happens that only the dog sees. At first he is not too comfortable with what happens, but then you see he wishes he could join in on the fun......
Posted on 05-12-2016More
Leadville Dog-Park for the West Coast Sunningdale is a fairly newly developed suburb about 20 km up the West Coast from Cape Town.  Even though very close to the ocean and the beach, it has become increasingly difficult to find dog...
Posted on 04-12-2016More
Hill’s Transforming Lives – incredible stories & awesome prizes still to be won The www.HillsTransformingLives.co.za is a treat for any animal lover, with over a thousand heart-warming pet stories shared so far and over R100, 000 of incredible prizes still available to be won...
Posted on 04-12-2016More
Street Dogs Deserve a chance too It is possible to help street dogs around the world.  These animals are born tame and are part of our societies.  They are exposed to the harshest of diseases and are unable to fend for themselves.  ...
Posted on 27-11-2016More
Animal Rescue Explained - A Beautiful Poem Animal Rescue is probably one of the most soul destroying yet rewarding jobs any human can choose to take on.  You can't help but fall into the hearts of these sentient beings and you will do almost...
Posted on 24-11-2016More
PICS: Rare Dwarf Sperm Whale spotted in V&A Waterfront Harbour 15 November 2016: Visitors to Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront often spot marine animals such as Cape fur seals frolicking in its harbour. However, this weekend past, they were treated to a...
Posted on 23-11-2016More
Itchy dog? Stop the allergy cycle this summer If you are driven mad by your dog’s constant scratching, licking, itching and ear flapping this summer, you are not alone. Allergies are extremely common in dogs. More than half are caused by fleas...
Posted on 23-11-2016More

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