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Choosing the right diet is crucial when feeding giant breeds

Just because your dog is a large or giant breed, doesn’t mean you can pile up the food and hope for the best. These dogs need a well-balanced, nutritious meal – food that has been scientifically developed for them and ...

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10 cool things about the vampire bat

Vampire bats? Yes, they do exist, but we’re not referring to Count Dracula. These little creatures have a specific role to play in nature – let’s find out what are the ten things that make cool. 1. Only flying mammal ...

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10 points you have to consider before feeding raw food

You love your pets and only want the best for them, and one of their basic needs is quality food. With so many options to choose from, the decision of what to feed is not easy. So many pet owners ...

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Differences between expensive and less costly brands

With so many types of pet food available on the market, it can be daunting to choose a specific food for your beloved pet. Not only can you choose from different brands in the pet shop and vet shop, but ...

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Fitness for cats in lockdown

Does your cat get enough exercise during lockdown? Just a 15 to 20 minute daily commitment from you can be very beneficial to your pet’s health. Cats who laze about all day tend to gain weight, while those who do ...

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Keeping active dogs fit, balanced and healthy during lockdown

We would all like our dogs to remain healthy and injury-free – even more so when we are in lockdown and when they normally participate in dog sports. But it can become a challenge. There are three principles to consider ...

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Winter preparation – 8 tips to survive the cold

Even though most parts of South Africa enjoy relatively warm days in winter, there are areas where it gets really cold and might even see some snow. Especially in these colder regions, pet owners have to take particular care of ...

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Love of My Life Crazy Critters Lockdown competition

We all love our pets dearly, but which photo do you think should win the Crazy Critters Lockdown competition? The photo with the most votes will be the ultimate winner, will feature in the next edition of Animaltalk magazine and ...

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Bestest Buddies Crazy Critters Lockdown competition

This is your chance to vote for your favourite image. [totalpoll id=”21539″] While nothing can beat a long walk with your best friend, exploring new sights and smells, getting out the house simply isn’t an option during times of lockdown ...

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Music therapy can calm your cat

Does your cat seem a bit anxious and your first thought is to play her that one song that calms you down? Stop! You won’t necessarily do her any favours, as cats often don’t like the music we do. If ...

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Games to play with your bunny

You can prevent yourself and your bunny from becoming bored, and at the same time keep him in shape, build a strong bond with him and stimulate his mind, by playing games with him. You’ll be surprised at what your ...

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How to brush your cat’s teeth

Brushing your kitten’s teeth every day will prevent a build-up of plaque. If ever there was a good time to start brushing your cat’s teeth, it is now while we’re in lockdown. Dental problems can be significant in cats. They ...

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