Lifestyle

April is AnimalTalk’s National Pet Month

During the month of April, Animaltalk magazine is putting the spotlight on responsible pet ownership and issues regarding the welfare of pets. Please support National Pet Month by using our click-to-feed campaign! Before you make the decision to become a pet owner, ...

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Animals of the Victoria Falls

Although not the world’s widest or highest waterfalls, the Victoria Falls are considered the most spectacular. When taking all the dimensions into account, they are the biggest curtain of falling water on planet Earth. Situated in the mighty Zambezi River ...

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The Puma

Puma Fact File Scientific name: Puma concolor Distribution: From the northern Yukon in Canada (North America) to the southern Andes in South America Habitat: Although he prefers dense bush, this cat can adapt to every habitat type within his region ...

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10 cool things about the hawksbill sea turtle

Looks Hawksbill turtles are medium-sized sea turtles. Adults are usually 76 to 90cm long and weigh between 45 and 91kg. Their skin is covered in thick, overlapping scales that are called scutes. The scutes are usually amber-coloured and richly patterned, ...

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Medical dogs

Medical detection dogs are taking their life-saving missions to a whole new level. The dogs’ amazing sense of smell – between 1,000 and 10,000 times better than our own – is helping to identify various diseases and conditions that are ...

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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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5 ways to keep your cat happy

Keeping your cat indoors is certainly much safer, but could lead to boredom, frustration and unwanted behaviour. So, follow our guidelines to make sure your cat enjoys good quality of life. 1. Choose the right breed Certain breeds make much ...

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Pets moving house  

You may be ready to call your new house ‘home’, but for your pets it will simply be a strange place filled with strange smells.

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