The joy this Pit Bull has brought to us and our other dogs is indescribable
The Labrador Retriever was bred to be both a friendly companion and a useful working dog breed
TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL
Teaching your children to respect dogs (and all animals)
LET'S GET REAL!
The number of animals being dumped is out of control
A Moment Of Magic
A moment of magic occurred, and Kiara’s life changed forever
11 Good Reasons To Adopt
With thousands of beautiful dogs waiting for their Forever Home in shelters across South Africa, here are just a few good reasons why adopting a dog is the right thing to do!
Deciding Which Dog Is Right For You
Dogs form an important part of our family. They require time and energy, but the rewards you receive in return can be huge. They’re good company and are a source of limitless unconditional love.
A Bond That Will Last Forever!
Turning a house into a home
ELVIS – I'm In Love, And He's All Shook Up!
Miracles follow my boy around…
SPOT - Your Synthetic Best Friend
This robotic dog is capable of a lot of amazing things, but it lacks the personality and instincts of an actual canine
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
8 Summer Safety Tips
Summer is here and time to have fun, safely!
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
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
Miniature Schnauzer (-ology)
Affectionate, intelligent, mischievous, and often stubborn
Talking About Lymphoma In Dogs
We do not, at this time, understand why lymphoma occurs in dogs
Sasha's Adoption Story
The story of how I was adopted and found my new family
To Adopt Or Not To Adopt? Are You Prepared?
The decision to adopt a dog should never be taken lightly.
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.
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
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.
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.