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Play fetch with your dog

No need to get bored while in lock down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. There are a few games that you can play with your dog, like playing fetch. You can even play the game inside your home. ...

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Ground pangolin

One of the weirdest-looking creatures in Africa is the ground pangolin, or Cape pangolin. Although he has four feet, he often walks on his hind legs with his shorter, clawed front legs close to his body. His is covered in ...

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Deafness in dogs

Fur parents are often devastated after a diagnosis of deafness, whether you have suspected this for some time or it is sudden and unexpected. It is important to remember, that, just like hearing-impaired humans, deaf dogs can live a full ...

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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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