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Fireworks Banned in Cape STATEMENT BY MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY, ALDERMAN JP SMITH No designated fireworks sites in 2019 The City of Cape Town has decided to forego designated sites for fireworks this...
Posted on 12-10-2019More
How to parkrun with your dog "Stop!" I said to the man.  He looked at me in sheer amazement.  "You have to stop running with your dog like that," I said in the desperation of trying to find my own breath, but also out of shock...
Posted on 09-10-2019More
Dog Parks : What you should know before visiting them Dog parks are known to be a fun outing for you and your pooch.  Are you and your dog safe at the park? While we love spending time with our pets in the park, always ensure that you are not the only...
Posted on 03-10-2019More
Does your dog suffer from Separation Anxiety? A disruptive or destructive pet often leads to a very unpleasant homecoming.  Do you experience a mild version of anxiety the moment you open the door when you get home, hoping to not find your home...
Posted on 01-09-2019More
10 Ideas to Celebrate National Dog Day National Dog Day celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, rescues...
Posted on 22-08-2019More
Video: Man Rescues Baby Coyote Watching this man rescue a wild animal is the cutest thing ever, but hearing him talk to the little animal is just as adorable.  
Posted on 20-08-2019More
What To Know Before Adopting a Second Pet Owning a pet is a wonderful experience. Whether you have a dog, a cat, or another type of pet, they bring you happiness, but also come with responsibility. If you already own a pet and are...
Posted on 11-08-2019More
How to Help an Animal That Suffers From Separation Anxiety Animals who suffer from Separation Anxiety are generally highly-strung while you are not with them, and this often leads to coming home to a house that has been destroyed.  If it is not your...
Posted on 27-07-2019More
Why you should keep your domesticated cat wild? We do not always realise the true reasons why cats act out, why they become depressed, reclusive or even rebellious.  Take a step back, look at these proud majestic little beings in their perfect,...
Posted on 24-07-2019More
Dog who is chained up for his entire life sees the ocean for the first time and his reaction goes viral This very sad dog got saved by an animal rescue organisation from being chained to a pole for the first 5 years of his life. And when it looked like his fate was sealed to spend the rest of his new...
Posted on 15-07-2019More
Pack a Wagging Winter Shoe box to keep one pet warm this winter Winter has settled in Cape Town with rain and icy temperatures. The township of Khayelitsha has an estimate of 130 000 to 300 000 companion animals and the team at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic is...
Posted on 10-07-2019More
Pet Safety Checklist for the home Keeping our homes safe for our loved ones is very important.  Herewith a checklist that can help you to ensure a safer environment for you and your new furry family member:   ____ ____...
Posted on 19-06-2019More
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY LISTS FOR VOLUNTEERING PLACES IN AFRICA THE UPDATED LIST (as of 06/04/2019) OF GOOD PLACES THAT WE RECOMMEND SO FAR TO POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS INCLUDES:   SOUTH AFRICA • LionsRock - www.lionsrock.org | Big Cat Sanctuary (owned by Four Paws)...
Posted on 06-06-2019More
Mutt Mix Allergy Tests for pets Animals in the wild generally do not have an allergic reaction to their food and environment.  Our modern human world has however made it a little more complicated for our pets, with all the...
Posted on 27-05-2019More
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Posted on 06-05-2019More
Royal Canin’s expert advice for adopting a new puppy or kitten There is nothing quite like bringing home a furry addition to your family. The arrival of your new puppy or kitten marks an exciting time in your life and in theirs.  But this can also be a daunting...
Posted on 03-05-2019More
Hidden Household Hazards for Pets Our homes may feel safe and cosy, but they’re often filled with potential health hazards. Each year, thousands of pets experience accidental poisonings in the home, and the number in South Africa is...
Posted on 03-05-2019More
Dog are not banned from the beaches in Cape Town The dog loving community in Cape Town have recently been alarmed by rumours that all the beaches in Cape Town are now banning dogs and horses.  The rumour has in fact been confirmed as untrue by the...
Posted on 02-05-2019More
Alternative Healing Options for animals When you Google "what is alternative medicine" it is rather sad to read  Alternative medicine, fringe medicine, pseudomedicine or simply questionable medicine is the promotion or use of practices...
Posted on 09-04-2019More
Best Gear For Walking Your Dog On Your South African Adventure Best Gear For Walking Your Dog On Your South African Adventure South Africans are known for their devotion to their canine friends, and statistics prove it. A study revealed that on a global list of...
Posted on 02-04-2019More

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