|Bizarre discovery in Germany: Puma cub kept in apartment
FOUR PAWS provides sanctuary for cub that is victim of Europe’s trade in wild cats
Cape Town, 31.01.2019 – Shortly before Christmas 2018, authorities discovered and confiscated a male puma cub in a...
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|Port Elizabeth woman, 72, kills two Pit Bulls with her shotgun.
Thursday 24.01.2019 A Port Elizabeth woman was left with no other alternative to shoot the dogs. Around 10h00 that morning the neighbour’s two Pit Bulls scaled her six-foot boundary wall to attack...
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|Avian Pox and the risks it exposes to our wild and domestic birds
Cape Town 16.01.2019: There have been reports of wild birds (pigeons and doves) being brought into local veterinary clinics for euthanasia due to their faces being deformed from a disease suspected...
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|Reasons why Pet Adoption Applications are rejected
"I entered the kennels and saw him sitting in the corner. He was staring at me, but was too affraid to come to me. I slowly approached him and with caution touched his soft furry ears and head. ...
Posted on 30-12-2018More
|Why Dogs Live Less Than Humans
Here's the surprising answer of a 6 year old child.
Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their...
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|Victory for South African Veterinarians
In a unanimous judgement handed down on the 5th of December 2018, the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the South African Veterinary Association.
The matter before the Court was with respect...
Posted on 13-12-2018More
|Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for people suffering from allergies
If you are a dog-lover, but suffer allergic reactions due to the shedding of their fur, then this information is just for you. Here we share with you a list of hypoallergenic dog breeds that do not...
Posted on 10-12-2018More
|Can I treat my pet's wound at home?
We often wish and hope that we can treat our pets at home, rather than having to fork out a few hundred Rand (or more) - for "just a bandage or just a cleaning". Treating a wound is not as easy as...
Posted on 08-12-2018More
|5 Languages of Appreciation in your Pet Business
Do you want to take your pet business to the next level? Are there frustrating moments that you often experience but are not sure how to deal with it. Today we would like to talk about the people...
Posted on 05-12-2018More
|Popular Dog and Cat Names
There are so many variations to consider when choosing your new pets' name. I got my first dog when I was 5 years old. It was a stray Scottish terrier. In those days the internet did not exist,...
Posted on 03-12-2018More
|Buying Guide for Pet Toys
Toys. Today we look at a few tips on how to get the correct toys for your pets. Getting the right toys for their needs can save you money, frustration, and possibly even an emergency trip to the...
Posted on 01-12-2018More
|50 Amazing Pet Blogs
50 Amazing Pet Blogs And Websites Any Pet Lover Should Follow
Any Pet owner who cares about their furry friends wants to find the right information to keep their pets happy and healthy.
Posted on 23-11-2018More
|Black Friday Advertising Sale
Advertising SALE for 1 Day Only
All for R100 on Friday 23 November!
Get 3 banners for 1 year. We will even help you with the artwork.
Get the best exposure for your pet product with the right...
Posted on 22-11-2018More
|Animals from the ‘worst zoo’ to be relocated to FOUR PAWS sanctuaries
16.11.2018, Cape Town – Preparations to transfer recently rescued Albanian animals, which were kept in the Safari Park Zoo Fier dubbed the ‘worst zoo ever’, is currently underway.
Posted on 20-11-2018More
|There's a Rang-Tan in My Room and I dont know what to do
A supermarket in Iceland made a video to show the damage of #PalmOil Plantations to our planet, and most importantly to the now almost extinct orangutans who survive there. This Greenpeace video was...
Posted on 12-11-2018More
|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Economic Benefits
|HOME/ECONOMY Exterminates house pets Whether domestic or feral, we all know cats as efficient killing machines. Rodents, insects and even birds do not stand a chance when these cute predators are...
|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Family Benefits
|CHILDREN Stimulates mental focus The most prevalent factor for kids to perform poorly in school is their attention span. Hence, maintaining their interest is crucial to developing well-rounded...
|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Spiritual Benefits
|SPIRITUAL/METAPHYSICAL Repels negative energy Aside from the observable advantages that cat owners reap, the feline animal companion also creates positive otherworldly benefits in your home. Many...
|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Emotional Benefits
|EMOTIONAL/SOCIAL Enhances sleep quality Once upon a time, single homeowners might not have had a regularly ‘satisfying romantic sleepover’ with someone who keeps them warm at night. However, single...
|Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Physical Benefits
|PHYSICAL 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...