Tag Archives: dogs

Walking your dog – 7 things you need to know

Some of us consider December the best time of the year – it’s summer, we get to take a break from work and the outdoors is calling! And best of all, we can enjoy all of this with our dogs. ...

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Depressed? Pets can bring your smile back

  There is nothing like coming home to our pets when we have had a bad day. No matter how grumpy we are, there is always that wagging tail or soft purr waiting on the other side of the door. ...

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Singer/actor Stefan Ludik – a man who loves his dogs

Stefan Ludik affectionately fondles his canines’ ears when talking about the three dogs sharing his heart and house. He has been on our screens for a few years now, first representing his home country, Namibia, in Big Brother Africa, after ...

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Should dogs sleep outside?

Where does your dog sleep? It is really a personal choice – some of us enjoy having them cuddled up in bed with us, others feel that their dogs should sleep outside. No matter where your dog sleeps, it is ...

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Home alone!

The holidays are officially over for many of us and we are returning to our normal work routines. This can be hard on our dogs, who love nothing more than being with their family! Read on for advice on making ...

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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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Water safety for your dog

Summer can be a great time for you and your dog. When enjoying those sunny summer days with your pet, it’s definitely important to keep him cool, and water can be a great way of doing that. But it’s equally ...

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Should you warm up and cool down your dog?

Whether you have a canine athlete, do obedience training with your dog, hike with him or just play in the garden, warming up is an important aspect of helping to prevent injuries or injury flare-ups. By raising the body temperature and ...

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Manipulating mutts

The many ways in which dogs are able to manipulate us, even though they do so in the nicest and most amusing manner, reveal how intensely they study us and work out how best to sculpt us into pliable, obliging ...

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NSPCA warns animal owners about the heat wave

The extreme weather conditions affect all animals. The importance of shade and access to drinking water is emphasised. Chained or confined animals are especially at risk. Contact your local SPCA and provide details so that assistance can be given in ...

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Kloof and Highway Pensioners Day

Join the Kloof and Highway SPCA every Wednesday for their weekly Pensioners Day #AnimaltalkCares Date: Every Wednesday Time: From 8am-4pm Venue and address: Kloof and Highway SPCA, Marilyn’s Tea House, 29 Village Road Kloof Enjoy a 10% discount and a free ...

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It’s time for spring cleaning

A change in the season brings a new set of challenges for the pet owner. We look at ways to cope with spring shedding, allergies, parasites and how to keep pets safe outdoors Take a few hours and do a ...

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