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Puppy school

Puppy classes are much more than an opportunity to mix with other pups. Effective puppy classes are structured to give your dog the skills to deal with all the challenges of life as well as the correct foundations for future ...

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World Spay Day

On the last Tuesday of February, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services, particularly in low income communities. Did you know? – An unspayed female dog, her mate and ...

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Dental care for your pets

By the time your pet is two years of age he will probably have some degree of gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). With increasing age, many animals will go on to develop periodontitis, which is inflammation of the structures supporting ...

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Dogs have their day thanks to Jacaranda FM

Popular Jacaranda FM DJ, Kriya Gangiah, has decided to celebrate her birthday a little differently this year by hosting a family fun day at Harlequins Rugby Club in Groenkloof, Pretoria on Sunday the 8th of March 2015. Her birthday celebrations ...

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Case update on Husky beaten to death

Press release from NSPCA The National Council of SPCAs reports with disappointment that the case relating to the beating to death of Max, the husky, has been withdrawn after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) mediated the matter. This was communicated ...

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Zimbabwe dog breeding brings in business

With their economy going to the dogs, some Zimbabweans are turning to man’s best friend as a way to ease their hard times. Animal welfare advocates say the boom in dog breeding – much of it illegal – is leading to ...

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Your dog can be great too – Part 2

In this article we take you through the first important steps of puppy ownership. Preparing for puppy Bringing home a puppy is like bringing home a baby. There are a number of things you can get ready before you pick ...

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Digging – Part 1

Why do dogs dig? Confinement stress and lack of mental and physical stimulation Dogs who are confined to a yard, rarely taken off the premises, and provided with little or inadequate mental stimulation, are far more likely to dig and ...

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#ThursdayHealthTip

Always read the instructions on the packaging before treating your pet with a tick and flea control product. #ThursdayHealthTip

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Heroes carry 40kg dog down mountain

These wonderful heroes carried a 40kg dog down a mountain to safety. #AnimaltalkNews January 13 2015 at 07:36am By Staff Writer Cape Town – Bella, a golden retriever from Newlands, often goes up Table Mountain with her mate Blue and her ...

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#AnimaltalkTeaser

For at-your-finger-tip facts about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, see the January issue of Animaltalk magazine.

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