Dog talk

Miniature Schnauzer

A friendly and child-loving dog, the Miniature Schnauzer enjoys much popularity all over the world. He is one of three varieties of Schnauzer (the other two being the Standard and the Giant) and as his name indicates, he is the ...

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Animals of Cape Town need you

The animals of Cape Town need your assistance Day five of the devastating fires raging on the Cape Peninsula and firefighters have finally managed to get the blazes under control. More than 2,000 career and volunteer firefighters fought the flames ...

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Worms and deworming

Internal parasites may take up residence in your pet’s intestines or other organs and cause serious health complications. We look at how deworming products are formulated and manufactured to provide a safe and effective way to control them. Endoparasites or ...

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World’s 10 most expensive dog breeds

A list of the world’s most expensive breeds of dog: Note: These prices are calculated averages and will vary from breeder to breeder! 1. Basset Hound (R14,000 – R17,500) These droopy-eared dogs make for great companions. They have a very ...

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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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