Tag Archives: dog

Vaccinating 100 dogs for World Rabies Day

International World Rabies Day is on the 28th of September and this year, the Mdzananda Animal Clinic based in Khayelitsha, aims to vaccinate 100 dogs on the day. The clinic will be hosting a mass vaccination day where pets of ...

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Share a courageous story and win

Do you have a story about a courageous dog that you want to share with us? We’re looking for all the fabulous dogs out there who have a fabulous story to tell – dogs who inspire us as much as ...

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Strutt Your Mutt with Dogtown SA

Dogtown SA announces their 2nd Strutt Your Mutt Show featuring the Montego Surprise on the 8th of September from 10am to 3pm. Pet owners are invited to enter their dogs for R50 per dog per category into one or all ...

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Animaltalk Top 32 SA-Bred challenge 2018

The Animaltalk Top 32 SA-bred challenge took place at the the World of Dogs and Cats and Pet Exhibition on 21 and 22 July 2018. Only the 32 highest placed South African bred show dogs in the Animaltalk Top 100 ...

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Keeping pets active at boarding kennels

Choosing the ideal boarding kennel for your beloved pet can be difficult. One thing that most pet parents worry about is how their pets will be entertained while at the kennel. BKC Boarding Kennels answers these two questions: Q: How ...

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Veterinary physiotherapist applications open to register with SAVC

The South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) recently announced that the veterinary -and para-veterinary professions are welcoming new para-veterinary professionals on board as veterinary physiotherapists. The council requested that applications for registration or authorisation need to be submitted as soon as ...

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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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1000 Paws Walk event to raise money

The 2018 1000 Paws Walk for SPCA will be held on Sunday 15 July 2018 at the usual venue – Hilton College. This joint fundraising event of the SPCA branches of Pietermaritzburg, Umngeni-Howick and Mooi River & District sees hundreds ...

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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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Human food for pets: the good and the bad

We are often advised not to share our food with our pet. But, are there human foods that our pets can benefit from? Dr Anne Fraser of the Ladybrand Dierekliniek gave us a breakdown of the effects of certain human ...

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Boarding kennels or pet sitters?

The choice is yours. How the year has flown! In just few months’ time many of us will be able to take a breather from another busy year, and some of us can even look forward to going away on ...

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