Dog talk

Should you warm up and cool down your dog?

Whether you have a canine athlete, do obedience training with your dog, hike with him or just play in the garden, warming up is an important aspect of helping to prevent injuries or injury flare-ups. By raising the body temperature and ...

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The December holiday is getting closer!

By now most of us is getting tired, but hang in there, not much longer! Going on holiday is definitely something to look forward to, and it’s even more fun if you take your dog with! It will be a ...

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Soon in SA – five-star hotel for your dogs!

Cape Town’s first-ever five-star dog hotel, atFrits Dog Hotel & Daycare Centre, will be opening very soon. As of 1 December 2015, your four-legged friends will be able to rest their weary paws in style while on the road with ...

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Part 13 – Visit to a factory

Guide Dog puppies need to be exposed to as many places and experiences as possible. So Dad decided to take me to a factory! The factory I went to belongs to a friend of Dad’s. There were strange noises and ...

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Reaching out to animals in Mozambique

Claudia Armandi shared her story with Animaltalk: My name is Claudia Armandi. I moved from Italy to Mozambique a couple of years ago for business. As an animal lover, I couldn’t close my eyes to the many stray dogs in ...

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Is it safe to give my dog human medication?

Human drugs are frequently used in veterinary medicine to treat a number of animal diseases. Your veterinarian has knowledge relating to these pharmaceutical agents and knows when they are required. Unfortunately, pets at home can often consume human medication and this can be fatal. Only use ...

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In the jungle dancing with dogs

Lovely clip sharing this ‘In the jungle’ dancing with dogs by Lee & Freckles. Dancing with Dogs Durban is located in Pinetown, KZN. What is Dog Dancing? There are two categories with in dog dancing, Musical Freestyle and Heel Work ...

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Part 12 – My Sponsors!

So Mom got a phone call the other day – GDA phoned to say that a company has chosen to sponsor me!!! Dennis Jankelow & Associates (Pty) Limited, aka DJA, is a company that specialises in aviation insurance. As part ...

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Dog Walking Tips

Roxy Blows discussed various Dog Walking Tips on her Animal Show on MixFM 14 October 2015 #AnimaltalkListenstoRoxyBlows Listen to the live clip by clicking below: Click here to read more. For more information on Roxy’s Animal Show, please see below: ...

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Manipulating mutts

The many ways in which dogs are able to manipulate us, even though they do so in the nicest and most amusing manner, reveal how intensely they study us and work out how best to sculpt us into pliable, obliging ...

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Breed profile: The Great Dane

A docile and sociable dog, the Great Dane is famed for his gentle nature and giant stature. Though to strangers they may look imposing, to families they are lovable and very rarely aggressive, making them great guard dogs. They take ...

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Part 11 – My 3rd GDA pup class

So I attended my third puppy class at GDA (Guide-Dogs Association) with all my brothers and my sister. I must admit puppy classes are my favourite thing ever! We always learn something new. Here Ané is showing our moms how ...

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