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100% Natural Relief for Itchy Pet Skin

Dr Zoo is a natural range of fur- and skincare for pets by MooGoo. After discovering the wonderful effects MooGoo products had on humans (and their pets), MooGoo developed a pH-balanced range specifically for pets – particularly itchy ones! Many ...

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Pets are not Christmas gifts!

Buying Christmas gifts can be so much fun. But if you’re thinking of buying a puppy or a kitten as a gift for anybody, think again – no matter how special that person is. Here are eight reasons why you ...

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Simon Says: The Husky – An Agility Adventure Tail

Simon the Siberian Husky speaks of his journey to the 2019 Agility World Championships in Turku, Finland. When I was very young, a nice guy who’d been visiting me came to fetch me – my new ‘hooman’ dad, Sean. He ...

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High speed and action

With all your friends jumping on the current fitness trends, and not wanting to be left behind, you and Fido decided it’s time to partake in some sports, too. Your energy level is high and Fido is as ready as ...

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Win movie tickets to Playing with Fire

Be the first to see on the big screen and win tickets to the movie Playing with Fire. This movie is about a team of expert firefighters, who save three siblings in the path of an encroaching wildfire. But the ...

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SA Government to face animal abuse criminal charges

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) provided a report to the government on 23 September 2019, outlining the welfare concerns and foreseeable contraventions of the Animals Protection Act No 71 of 1962. These contraventions are already happening on board the ...

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Thinking of getting a fish tank?

Aquariums containing live plants and animals can be incredibly beautiful and many people find great joy in watching and caring for their tanks. Although tempting, one should never simply walk into a pet store, pick a couple of pretty fish ...

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Training your cockatiel

It’s not hard to train your bird to do simple commands, such as stepping onto your hand when asked, and it doesn’t take a lot of extra time or effort – just consistency, patience and a little understanding. Start young ...

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Elephants forced to perform tricks at Johannesburg Zoo

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) is appalled at the way in which the elephants at the Johannesburg Zoo have been exploited on what is World Elephant Day – a day to celebrate elephants, but this simply isn’t the case ...

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WODAC Pet Expo 2019

We’re counting the days to this year’s WODAC Pet Expo at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, from 19 to 21 July. Claimed to be Africa’s largest pet event, the organisers promised a weekend filled with everything pet related. The annual ...

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1000 Paws Walk for SPCA

The 1000 Paws Walk for SPCA is an annual event that has proven to be the largest single fundraising event for the three participating branches of the SPCA, namely the Pietermaritzburg, Umngeni-Howick, and Mooi River & District SPCA branches. This ...

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