WIN! with Animaltalk and Aquiles Dog Jewelry


Aquiles, the dog behind Aquiles Dog Jewelry, is celebrating his 11th birthday on 10 October. One of his birthday wishes is to give a gift to an awesome dog mom. Aquiles Dog Jewelry and Runway Jewellery South Africa have teamed ...

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Four Paws: NO to canned lion hunting

The time has come to speak up for South Africa's lions.

FOUR PAWS handed over a memorandum with more than half a million signatures, calling for an end to the barbaric and archaic practice of intensive breeding and hunting of ranched lions in South Africa, to His Excellency Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, ...

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Part 40 – Weekend boarder


When puppies on the Puppy Raising Scheme are about one year old, they go back to South African Guide-Dogs Training Centre to start their formal training to become Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, or Autism Support Dogs. They go to ‘school’ ...

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Dog fighters busted!

One of the dogs rescued at a resent dog fighting bust

  The NSPCA’s Special Investigations Unit was involved in another successful raid on a dog fighting operation on Saturday 27 August 2016 when 9 severely injured dogs were rescued and 10 people were arrested. Assisted by members of the SAPS, ...

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Part 39 – Obedience class and some fun


After I finished my puppy classes I enrolled in an obedience class. It is at the same school as I did my puppy classes and is called Elementary Obedience. As the name says it is very basic obedience. The course ...

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Part 38 – Out and about


As part of our socialisation, we have to go out and experience as many things as possible. We went to an expo and there were loads of people and things to see. There was a helicopter and people could pay ...

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Part 37 – I’ve got bigger!

toy box

I’ve been in my new home for three months now. I thought I’d show you how much I’ve grown. This was my very first dog bed when I came home, so I still like it very much. Mom says I’ve ...

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