Leaving Your Dogs Behind When You Go On Holiday?
Ensure that your dog is ready for when you go away on holiday
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
8 Summer Safety Tips
Summer is here and time to have fun, safely!
Loyal, loving, playful and funny little companion dogs
FREE us from FIREWORKS!
LET’S STOP THE MADNESS
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
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.
Becoming a mascot for Khayelitsha-based animal clinic
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.
Benny's Journey with Megaoesophagus
A little dog who’s an example of resilience and positivity
Sasha's Adoption Story
The story of how I was adopted and found my new family
Talking About Lymphoma In Dogs
We do not, at this time, understand why lymphoma occurs in dogs
To Adopt Or Not To Adopt? Are You Prepared?
The decision to adopt a dog should never be taken lightly.
Miniature Schnauzer (-ology)
Affectionate, intelligent, mischievous, and often stubborn
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s a special kind of joy in being a part of a rescue dog’s life
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.
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
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.
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.
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
How To Make Your Dog Insta-Famous
How to take your dog to social media stardom – and have fun together while doing it!
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.
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.
Pneumonia in dogs
Pneumonia is the inflammation of the lung tissue and airways, and this condition has many different causes.
Often called the Ferraris of the dog world, Dobermanns are athletic, muscular, and energetic