Tag Archives: animaltalk

iSimangaliso’s rhino rescued from drought

In an emergency intervention, the dehorning and translocation of six rhino – four female adults and two calves – from the uMkhuze section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park to the Western Shores has been successfully completed. The translocations followed on ...

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Get your copy of Animaltalk this December

Don’t forget to get your copy of Animaltalk this December. Click below to listen to Roxy Blows chat about this bumper issue on her animal show on MixFM. For more information on Roxy’s Animal Show, please see below: Website Facebook ...

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Scratch that!

Cats have an instinctive need to hunt, stalk, climb and yes, scratch. While you may love your little feline dearly, you also love your couches and curtains and would like to have them intact and looking good. It’s important to ...

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When your dog keeps licking one spot on his skin

There are many reasons that may cause a dog to lick a certain area more than normal. The constant licking can result in a sore which doesn’t heal – this is called an acral lick granuloma. It is very important ...

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Festive fun: keep your pets safe

The December holiday is a joyous time – but it is also stressful. Celebrating Christmas comes with a lot of organising to ensure that everything goes as planned. The last thing you need is an emergency to spoil the cheerful ...

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Anti-terror dog Diesel’s last moments – owner tells all

The death of police dog Diesel, who died in a police raid following the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, made headlines everywhere. Social media was abuzz with compassion for the dog who gave her life for the fight against terrorism. ...

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Rhino horn trade now legal in South Africa

The High Court in Pretoria set aside government’s 2009 ban on domestic trade in rhino horn, arguing that this move is the only way of preventing the animals from becoming extinct. Judge Francis Legodi read out his court order in ...

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November issue of Animaltalk

Roxy Blows spoke about the November issue of Animaltalk on her Animal Show on MixFM Wednesday 18 November 2015. Click the link to listen to the live clip In the November issue of Animaltalk Is your dog a canine superstar? Learn ...

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RIP, Diesel

Tributes have been pouring in for Diesel, the dog who lost her life in the recent attacks in Paris. After the horrific event, the national police announced in a tweet that the seven-year-old Malinois was “killed by terrorists.” Diesel was ...

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Wizards Wish fundraiser in aid of PETS

The Wizards Wish fundraiser in aid of PETS was a huge success #AnimaltalkCares On the 24th of October Wizards Wish celebrated their fifth birthday whilst hosting a fundraiser in aid of PETS (Pet Empowerment in Townships). There were lots of ...

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A victory against dog fighting!

Inspectors from the NSPCA and SAPS officers from the West Rand K9 Unit recently arrested five suspects and rescued eight injured animal victims of dog fighting. The area of Tshepisong in Roodepoort is one of many communities suffering from the ...

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The December holiday is getting closer!

By now most of us is getting tired, but hang in there, not much longer! Going on holiday is definitely something to look forward to, and it’s even more fun if you take your dog with! It will be a ...

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