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No dignity for dead dog – family apologises

In the latest update on the dog dumping saga in Kensington, the family involved has offered an unreserved apology for their actions, and has accepted full responsibility. The family experienced a traumatic weekend following the sudden death of a family ...

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No dignity for dead dog – further information

The man behind the heartless dumping of the body of a family dog this week is a leading member of the legal fraternity. Adam Anderson, head of litigation at Bowman Gilfillan, one of the largest Sandton-based law firms, was caught ...

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Win two movie tickets to see Duck Duck Goose

If you are a fan of animated animal movies, don’t miss the launch of Duck Duck Goose at the end of June. This is a story about two orphaned ducklings who are separated from their flock by a bachelor goose, ...

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Win movie tickets for ‘Isle of Dogs’

Would you like to win tickets to see ‘Ilse of Dogs‘? This animation tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. All the canine pets of Megasaki City are sent to an island, which is actually ...

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Why your cat needs her naps

Cats are probably some of the laziest animals around. After all, they sleep all day, and expect their human slaves to bring them food day after day. Right? Wrong. Actually, the cat’s sleeping pattern makes perfect sense.

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Listeriosis, you and your pets

What you should know Listeriosis is caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, which is actually more common than we realise. Listeriosis is a zoonotic disease (a disease that normally exists in animals, but can infect humans), and a food- and ...

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Going raw

A nutritious diet goes a long way in keeping your dog happy and healthy Precautions to take when feeding raw When food is involved it is always necessary to practise good hygiene – this also goes for feeding your dog. ...

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How to read your pet’s food label

Looking at the pet food label on your pet’s food packaging may seem a bit confusing at first glance, but it is actually a legal document. By law, manufacturers have to include certain details about the food on the packaging. ...

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