CATEGORIES

Leaving Your Dogs Behind When You Go On Holiday?

Ensure that your dog is ready for when you go away on holiday

5 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

Keeping Your Dog Sane During The Festive Season

By Celia Forsyth ADIPCBM (UK), Canine Behaviour Specialist (Accredited Canine Behaviourist and Trainer – SABCAP), Pet Sense College/Happy Pack Dog Training and Behaviour Management

3 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

8 Summer Safety Tips

Summer is here and time to have fun, safely!

2 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

PUG (-ology)

Loyal, loving, playful and funny little companion dogs

2 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

FREE us from FIREWORKS!

LET’S STOP THE MADNESS

4 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

Working from HOME with DOGS

Studies have shown that employees who work from home are actually more productive than those who commute to the workplace

4 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

SPIROCERCA LUPI – what is it?

Spirocerca Lupi is a worm that affects dogs in the summer rainfall areas of South Africa. If this condition is left untreated, the consequences are devastating.

2 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

Loving Eyevy

Becoming a mascot for Khayelitsha-based animal clinic

2 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

ES LA VIDA ANIMAL HAVEN – born out of dreams

Es la Vida Animal Haven, near Stanford in the Over-berg region of the Western Cape, was born out of the dreams of one woman who wanted to offer something more to dogs in need.

2 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

Benny's Journey with Megaoesophagus

A little dog who’s an example of resilience and positivity

3 mins read
Canine Zone
Dec 2020 Jan 2021

Sasha's Adoption Story

The story of how I was adopted and found my new family

5 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Talking About Lymphoma In Dogs

We do not, at this time, understand why lymphoma occurs in dogs

2 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

To Adopt Or Not To Adopt? Are You Prepared?

The decision to adopt a dog should never be taken lightly.

5 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Miniature Schnauzer (-ology)

Affectionate, intelligent, mischievous, and often stubborn

3 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Feng Shui And Your Dog

We know that dogs definitely make our lives better, and in terms of Feng Shui, they definitely enhance our lives and our homes

5 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Bringing The Spirit Of Shweshwe To Our Doggy Pals

There’s an open yard that borders a veterinary clinic in Randburg, Johannesburg. It’s not difficult to find but is easily overlooked. However, despite its dusty-camouflaged exterior, it nurtures a beautiful secret – The Spirit of Shweshwe.

2 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Animal Welfare – Donation Drive Success!

“As our national donation drive came to an end on 18 July, Mandela Day, we felt extremely proud of the result that we were able to achieve, with the help and support of our customers and members of the surrounding communities,” says Genevieve Baptie, Marketing Manager of Absolute Pets.

1 min read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

13 Famous Dogs On The Internet

There are so many Insta-famous and Facebook-famous dogs around. We find out more about a few of them.

5 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

TEARS SLEEPATHON 2020 IS OPEN FOR LIMITED BOOKINGS!

TEARS Animal Rescue, a non-profit animal welfare organisation serving the Western Cape’s South Peninsula for the last 21 years, is excited to announce that its annual flagship fundraising event, the TEARS Sleepathon, will be taking place on Saturday the 14th, 21st and 28th of November 2020.

2 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Beautiful Becky

There’s a special kind of joy in being a part of a rescue dog’s life

3 mins read
Canine Zone
October/November 2020

Falling In Love With Otis

Growing up, Schalk and I both had family dogs. We loved them dearly, but they weren’t our responsibility, and our parents did most of the looking after. We both grew up and moved out of our parents’ houses, but neither of us has had our own pets until now, after making the decision to adopt little Otis from Dogtown.

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

The Link Between Cruelty to Animals and Violence Towards Humans

“One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.” – Anthropologist Margaret Mead

5 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

Dreams Can Come True

Happy rehoming stories always gladden the heart. Sometimes, though, there are some that really stand out, for different reasons – with one common thread. That thread is the fact that, despite every effort, these wonderful dogs have been overlooked time and time again, perhaps because of age, others due to minor medical issues, and yet more because they need special attention and training.

4 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

I Communicate With Animals…

Journeying into the animal kingdom and exploring the realms of animal communication – how is it that I’ve come to achieve what has been deemed by so many as impossible? Simple. My first steps were an enquiring mind and an openness that all animals, despite their size, gender or species, are emotional, thinking, intuitive and soul-bearing beings who are in a constant state of allowing and offering unconditional love to all.

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

What's The Big Deal With Socialisation?

By Celia McCulla ADIPCBM (UK), Canine Behaviour Specialist (Accredited Canine Behaviourist and Trainer – SABCAP), Pet Sense College/Happy Pack Dog Training and Behaviour Management

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

How To Make Your Dog Insta-Famous

How to take your dog to social media stardom – and have fun together while doing it!

2 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

WOODROCK'S FOSTER PROJECT

They say dogs and cats are man’s best friend – no truer a statement. Dogs have the ability to fill your heart without trying. They’re the best companions – UNDISPUTED – and can change your frown into a smile instantaneously. Their ability to make a house feel like a home is what adoption is all about – completing a family.

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

Saving Sabrina

On the 1st of May I received a call from a lady asking if I’d be able to take in a Pit Bull puppy. She said that it had been rescued from a township where it had been found buried alive by a community member who’d had her for two weeks. This lady drove past the house and saw this little skeleton puppy on the 30th of April – she was trying to hold her weak little body upright against the fence.

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

Pneumonia in dogs

Pneumonia is the inflammation of the lung tissue and airways, and this condition has many different causes.

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020

Dobermann (-ology)

Often called the Ferraris of the dog world, Dobermanns are athletic, muscular, and energetic

3 mins read
Canine Zone
August/September 2020