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What does the law say about Marine Animal Rescues? The law in South Africa is very clear in terms of members of the public handling and rescuing marine animals. This includes dolphins, whales, turtles, seals, sea birds, penguins; and whale sharks,...
Posted on 11-10-2018More
Sunflower seeds are bad for parrots I have come across a few pet parrots recently that are fed just sunflower seed. I would like to explain why this is a bad diet for any parrot to be fed. The sunflower seed is the fruit of the...
Posted on 09-10-2018More
How can I help my dog cope with separation anxiety How does your dog feel when you leave it alone? Do you ever wonder how dogs feel when we leave them alone?  Dogs are our best-friends – they eat, sleep and follow us around tirelessly when we are at...
Posted on 28-09-2018More
Diabetic food choice tips for pets High bloodsugar in dogs is rates as a very serious condition, which can lead to increased thirst, depression, hyperactivity, obesity, anxiety, kidney infection and an enlarged liver, to mention just...
Posted on 21-09-2018More
Amazing Dog Rescue Story By Thomas & Shona Schmidt: I`ll never forget this day on the 23rd of March 2018 late afternoon.  As I was driving back home from work, I noticed a little mix breed puppy struggling to stand and...
Posted on 14-09-2018More
Important tips to remember when travelling with your pet After some thought you have finally made the decision to take your furry member of the family with on your family holiday!   There is plenty of excitement in your home, especially because the fur...
Posted on 12-09-2018More
Reasons for vaccine failure When a new kitten or puppy is welcomed in to our homes and hearts we take all the precautions to ensure a happy and healthy little one. From cute accessories, to the best food and recommended...
Posted on 07-09-2018More
FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance call on luxury fashion brand to go fur-free Cape Town, 6 September 2018 – International animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS has joined the Fur Free Alliance (FFA) to launch a new campaign urging fashion brand Prada to adopt a fur-free policy...
Posted on 06-09-2018More
Can Sectional Title trustees ban your pet from living with you? Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ associations, the requirement for a...
Posted on 22-08-2018More
Getting the best out of Dog Food Why are you not getting the best results from your super-premium dog food? First, you need to buy the best pet food which you can afford. It will be better for your pet's health in the long run, so...
Posted on 16-08-2018More
Distemper Alert Canine Distemper is a highly contagious viral disease that has a high fatality rate in dogs. Port Shepstone Veterinary Clinic released an urgent plea to their clients on social media to please have...
Posted on 13-08-2018More
Mutts the Book Gives Shelter Dogs a Chance to Shine Award-winning photographer Emma O’Brien brings the stories of shelter dogs to life with Mutts the Book. Capturing the quirky characters, gut-wrenching experiences, hilarious antics, and heart-warming...
Posted on 06-08-2018More
Now your dog (or cat) can get a CAT scan Another first for South Africa.  First, the inventor of the world famous CT scanner is a South African, and now we have the pleasure to introduce this fantastic technology to our ailing pets, by a...
Posted on 02-08-2018More
One Stop Microchip Search Engine Chip n Doodle is a community project who provides a Universal Microchip Search feature to access the databases of all the microchipping suppliers in South Africa. No more sifting through databases...
Posted on 31-07-2018More
3 FOODS TO HELP YOUR PET GET THROUGH SEASONAL CHANGES   Spring has sprung and summer is on its way, and with the changing season, so comes the time to review your pet’s diet to ensure that you’re offering him or her very best in nutrition. Is he...
Posted on 18-07-2018More
CAT GROOMING: WHEN AND HOW TO CUT YOUR CAT’S NAILS Grooming your cat's nails is always easier said than done, but we believe these handy tips will help make your life a little easier should you wish to step over 'this' line :) TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT...
Posted on 04-07-2018More
Zoonosis Zoo … what? A zoonosis is a disease or infection that has the potential to spread from pets to their owners and in some cases vice versa. There are more than sixty diseases with the potential of...
Posted on 01-07-2018More
Benefits of Crate Training a Dog Crating your dog has often been a contentious issue for many, but we believe it is more because of people being uninformed, or because it is used and abused. One could compare it to trying to teach...
Posted on 17-06-2018More
Luxury Dog Hotel AtFrits donates blankets to Khayelitsha pets this winter Over the past couple of weeks Cape Town has enjoyed a significant amount of rain. According to the City of Cape town rain in the catchment areas has increased Western Cape dam levels to a progressive...
Posted on 12-06-2018More
6 Reasons That Will Cause Diarrhea In Raw Eating For Dogs BARF or Biologically Appropriate Raw Food is another name for a raw diet. For many people, this is the ancestral and natural diet of dogs, and the only real way to feed your pooch. It's needless to...
Posted on 28-05-2018More

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