Tag Archives: dog

Disaster! My dog is a digger!

Have you ever arrived home from work, only to doubt whether you came home to the correct address? Your usually well-cared-for garden has had a make-over, and not the good kind. Next thing Fluffy enthusiastically comes to greet you – ...

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Keep it cool!

Parts of South Africa are experiencing a particularly hot summer, with the mercury expected to keep rising. This is as uncomfortable for our pets as it is for us! Animaltalk brings you tips for keeping your animals safe during the ...

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Guide-Dog Annual Golf Day

This year on the 23rd of October the Durban Guide-Dog Annual Golf Day held at Umdoni Club managed to raise R9000 odd from the wonderful Hole and Tee Sponsorships, entries money, raffle and cash donations which helps greatly towards training ...

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Loud noises that scare pets

Startling at loud noises is a normal survival mechanism for animals, because loud noises are often associated with danger. In most cases, when an animal is exposed repeatedly to a noise without anything ‘bad’ happening (painful or fearful experience), the ...

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The acral lick

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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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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Dealing with the death of your dog

When an older dog passes away, it can be a challenge to open your heart to another pet. Grieving for your dog is an important step, so give yourself time to come to terms with the loss. People deal with ...

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Raindrops keep falling on my head

Raindrops keep falling on my head dance routine by Lisa and Bella! Dancing with Dogs Durban is located in Pinetown, KZN. What is Dog Dancing? There are two categories with in dog dancing, Musical Freestyle and Heel Work To Music. ...

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Lisa & Molly Dancing with Dogs

Lisa & Molly share their Dancing with Dogs routine with Animaltalk magazine! Dancing with Dogs Durban is located in Pinetown, KZN. What is Dog Dancing? There are two categories with in dog dancing, Musical Freestyle and Heel Work To Music. ...

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Breed profile: The Great Dane

A docile and sociable dog, the Great Dane is famed for his gentle nature and giant stature. Though to strangers they may look imposing, to families they are lovable and very rarely aggressive, making them great guard dogs. They take ...

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Dog walking tips

Now that it’s spring, you and your dog will certainly be in the mood for walking. Most dogs love it. Mention the word ‘walkies’ or reach for the lead, and watch your dog’s reaction. If he’s anything like mine, he’ll ...

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