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body language in dogs and cats, Pet Healthcare, pet insurance, animal behaviourist, friendly dog, friendly cat, aggressive dog, aggressive cat, pet communication Body Language of Dogs and Cats What does your dog or cats' body language say? The good news is, it can be very easy, and all you need to do is be observant.  By looking at the body of your pet, you can tell a lot about it: Is the...
Posted on 21-05-2020More
Pet Healthcare, COVID-19 Pet Protocol, Lockdown, SAVC, South African Veterinary Council, Hills Pet Nutrition, Pet Insurance, PawPaw , GVC Brokers COVID-19 Pet Protocol during Lockdown What is proper pet protocol during Level 4? Have you caught a whiff of your cat’s breath and thought ‘I really need to book him in for his dental treatment when the lockdown is over?’ Or looked at...
Posted on 18-05-2020More
The future of animal health, Zoetis, practicing veterinary medicine, Animal health companies, such as Zoetis, revolutionising animal healthcare, veterinarians, prevent diseases, Pharmaceutical companies, veterinarians promoting preventative care, cost-effective treatment, Dr. Liza le Roux, Emerging Trends, Pet Ownership, cardiovascular health, fitnessm, immunity, quality of life, cancer patients, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pets improve childhood development, build social skills, build co Benefits of Human and Animal Bonds Continuum of care is the future of animal health, says Zoetis Johannesburg, 13 May 20: There is a clear shift in traditional ways of practicing veterinary medicine. Animal health companies, such as...
Posted on 13-05-2020More
Top Ten Tips Puppy Training, House Training, Marathon Training, Classic music for dogs, Separation Anxiety, Pet Insurance, Barking Dog Problems, Reasons for a barking dog, Urine Mat, No Punishment Dog Training, Positive Dog Training, Pet Health Care Ten Easy Steps To House Training a puppy How easy is it to house train a puppy? The first and most important thing to remember is that your new puppy is going to grow up very quickly.  Way faster than you are able to train him or her.  And...
Posted on 25-03-2020More
South African Vet Maims Monkey, but what does SAVC say and do about it? In October 2012 the NSPCA received information about a veterinarian who had severed one arm and both legs of a monkey and was holding the mutilated animal alive in her bedroom, without any pain...
Posted on 27-02-2020More
WOOLIES HAS ALL THE SPOILS FOR YOUR FURRY FRIENDS For the unconditional love they give us, the snuggles and companionship, our pets deserve the world. And now, with a selection of stylish accessories and homeware items, you can truly spoil them and...
Posted on 20-02-2020More
Tips to Spoil Your Pet on Love Your Pet Day 20 February is Love Your Pet Day. It makes perfect sense that after Valentine's Day, there is a special day dedicated to show a little extra love and to encourage love beyond the borders of just...
Posted on 18-02-2020More
Top Ten Tips Pet Ownership, Pet Insurance, Pet Health Care, Man vs Dog, Woman vs Dog, why a dog, Reasons for owning a dog and not a man, reasons for owning a dog and not a woman, Dogs love their owners, Dogs are company, Dogs dont make your feel guilty, STD, Diseases, You can Train a dog, Dogs understand what NO means, Top 10 Reasons for a Woman to choose a dog over a man Dogs do not have problems expressing affection in public.   Dogs miss you when you're gone.   Dogs feel guilty when they've done something wrong.   Dogs admit when they're jealous.   Dogs do...
Posted on 14-02-2020More
Listeriosis, Pets, Animals, Listeria, monocytogenes, Outbreak, Sausages, Raw Food Diet, Pet Food, Pet Insurance, Pet Healthcare Listeriosis Outbreak and our pets Listeriosis is an infectious but not contagious disease caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.   Both you and your pets are at risk of falling ill.    Back in 2018 when there was a...
Posted on 06-02-2020More
2020 PET TRENDS The pet care industry continues to grow at a rapid rate fuelled by a rise in pet parenting across the globe.  Carla Bath, Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s marketing manager, says that it’s encouraging to note...
Posted on 05-02-2020More
Why NO Bones for Dogs? The best thing to do for a dog is to never give them a bone. Why do people give dogs bones?  Where does this come from? Dogs would - by nature - hunt their prey and chew on the flesh and bones to...
Posted on 05-02-2020More
Vet Tech writes open letter to her clients Pet Healthcare Missouri Vet Tech Association Open Letter from Vet Tech “Dear Pet Owner, I am writing this to you because I am human.  I am a Veterinary Assistant, or a Veterinary Technician with hours of education and debt, or a Veterinarian with even more hours of...
Posted on 04-02-2020More
The Truth About The Parvovirus Outbreak in Cape Town The canine parvovirus is a highly contagious and potentially deadly disease that wreaks havoc on a dog’s intestinal tract.   Early January 2020, a suggested parvovirus outbreak in Cape Town raised...
Posted on 23-01-2020More
Dog Friendly beaches in Cape Town Where can one go with your dog in and around Cape Town beaches? The answer is not that simple, as many communities have their own unique needs.  The local by-laws now give a fair guide to what one...
Posted on 09-11-2019More
Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to control your pets intestinal systems, is by adding Diatomaceous Earth to their meals.  Animal rescue centres love the product because of its...
Posted on 09-11-2019More
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

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