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8 THINGS CATS DO REALLY WELL

Call it feline intelligence or survival skills, domestic cats have developed certain talents that help them adapt to most environments

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The Chinchilla

8 Questions about these fury bundles of cuteness The chinchilla is the kind of animal who can easily lead a person into temptation. Why? He is so adorable that once you meet one, you might not be able to resist ...

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Vet Talk- Your Questions Answered

When food makes Fido sick Q.  Can dogs suffer from food poisoning? A.  Yes, very definitely, although with modern commercially prepared foods this is infrequent. In the case of super-premium diets the food is prepared in conditions which are equivalent ...

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How To Create a Cat-Friendly living space

A cat’s presence already makes your home look more beautiful   Our homes are where we feel most comfortable, and we plan our interiors according to what makes us feel that way. Some of us like everything in its place, ...

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Incredible rescue effort for animals in Iraqi zoo

A rescue team from the international animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS has succeeded in entering the crisis-ridden city of Mosul in Iraq, with the aim of evacuating the few surviving animals of the Motazah Al-Morour Zoo. The Iraqi military approved ...

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Climbing for CLAW

Did you know that it takes an average of 38,960 steps to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? With every step, CLAW veterinary nurse Jennifer Gerner of Edenvale, Johannesburg, will ascent the highest mountain in Africa in a quest to help improve the lives of thousands of animals ...

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Watering Hole

Water is essential for the survival of both humankind and the animal kingdom. The difference is that each species has its own unique way of quenching its thirst. From slurping to gulping, this is how animals quench their thirst STICKY ...

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Facebook – friend or foe?

Over the past 15 years, the internet has grown exponentially, and with it social media. Pet owners have better access to information about caring for their pets and raising happy and healthy animal companions. For animal welfare organisations, the free ...

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Go rhino-tracking with the experts!

Thanda Safari, the privately owned game reserve situated in South Africa’s Kwa-Zulu Natal province, is inviting guests to join their dedicated Rhino Monitoring Team for a half day’s insight and participation into the daily activities required to protect these magnificent ...

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Part 44 – Last goodbye

Once a Guide or Service dog has been matched with their new owner, they spend the first few weeks together getting to know each other and building that special bond. During that time they work together with the GDA Trainers ...

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