|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Physical Benefits||
Enhances bone growth
Aside from being cute, sociable (in their unique ways), and superb spiritual combatants; cats are also somewhat natural healers. One of their impressive observable...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
|Getting the right bed for your old sizeable canine friend||
Everyone is aware of the critical benefits of having a good night sleep on our health, both in the short-term and the long-term. Likewise, things are no different for dogs. Dogs can lie down or curl...
Posted on 07-11-2018More
|The effects of Thunder on animals and what to do about it||
“I was in my room, relaxing and reading my favourite book. Suddenly a bomb exploded in the house, or was it outside? I don't know.
My body is shaking with fear. My heart is beating, I can barely...
Posted on 01-11-2018More
|Fallen Angels Pet Rescue Wins $10000 Brian Davies Award||
Whilst animal shelters (in South Africa) are taking a huge knock from donations due to the pressure from BBEEE compliance* on local companies, one lucky shelter has made it to the top of the ranks in...
Posted on 29-10-2018More
|Five Lessons You Must Learn Before Pet Adoption||
With millions of people around the world adopting dogs; now is a great time to start to learn important lessons before adopting a dog (or cat).
These lessons are important for to-be rescue dog...
Posted on 26-10-2018More
|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.
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
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 that provides a Universal Microchip Search feature to access the databases of all the microchipping suppliers in South Africa.
No more sifting through...
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