Author Archives: Noleen Fourie

A man and his wolfdog

Did you catch Animaltalk’s exclusive interview with Kelly Lund? When Kelly brought Loki home in December 2012, he vowed not to keep the Siberian Husky/Arctic wolf mix confined. As such, the two regularly traverse the terrain around their hometown of ...

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S A Guide-Dogs Annual Golf Day in KZN

The South African Guide-Dogs Association recently raised around R9000 from hole and tee sponsorships, entry fees, raffle and cash donations at their annual golf day. These funds will go a long way towards training another service dog! The field comprised ...

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Cool things about the penguin

Penguins are very interesting creatures with many quirks. There are between 17 and 20 species (depending on who you ask), and each has its own unique traits. Why wings? You may wonder why, as penguins are flightless, they still have ...

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American Pit bull Terrier Show

The 28th of November 2015 marked the very first American Pit-bull Terrier show for the Golden Triangle Canine Foundation. It was a success and the turnout was amazing! Receiving tremendous support from people in and around their community, guests also ...

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Guide-Dog Annual Golf Day

This year on the 23rd of October the Durban Guide-Dog Annual Golf Day held at Umdoni Club managed to raise R9000 odd from the wonderful Hole and Tee Sponsorships, entries money, raffle and cash donations which helps greatly towards training ...

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Human medication for dogs and the Dog Directory 2016

Roxy Blows briefly discussed a recent article featured on the Animaltalk magazine website on Human medication for dogs and the Dog Directory 2016 on her Animal Show on MixFM. To listen to the live clip, please click below. For the full article ...

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iSimangaliso’s rhino rescued from drought

In an emergency intervention, the dehorning and translocation of six rhino – four female adults and two calves – from the uMkhuze section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park to the Western Shores has been successfully completed. The translocations followed on ...

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Doggy surrogate mother gives birth to IVF puppies

June this year saw a massive breakthrough in veterinary medicine when the world’s first IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) puppies were born after years of trying. Their existence was kept secret until the findings were formally published in the scientific journal PLoS ...

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Get your copy of Animaltalk this December

Don’t forget to get your copy of Animaltalk this December. Click below to listen to Roxy Blows chat about this bumper issue on her animal show on MixFM. For more information on Roxy’s Animal Show, please see below: Website Facebook ...

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Celebrating the world’s fastest cat

Today, 4 December, is International Cheetah Day. Worldwide people are acknowledging the cheetah’s race for survival and Namibia will be the topic and focus of activities around the world. Working hand in hand with the CCF (Cheetah Conservation Fund), Namibians ...

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Scratch that!

Cats have an instinctive need to hunt, stalk, climb and yes, scratch. While you may love your little feline dearly, you also love your couches and curtains and would like to have them intact and looking good. It’s important to ...

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