Emigrating with pets? Here are 8 steps to follow when leaving South Africa

If you’re emigrating you’re probably dealing with tons of paperwork, and figuring out how to get your pets to your new country may feel overwhelming. Yes, there is a fair...

Dog bite wounds: why they’re worse than you think

If you are a dog owner, you’ll probably experience a dreaded dog fight at some point or another - the bared teeth, the horrible noises, and worst of all, the...

6 Tips for managing a multi-dog household

Two (or three...) is often better than one, especially when it comes to dogs. Having two dogs means that they entertain each other, are likely to experience less separation anxiety...

8 Things to know about owning a mini-breed dog

  There's no denying that puppies are adorable, which explains why mini and 'teacup' breeds of dogs are so pup-ular! Imagine owning a dog that stays a ‘baby’ fur-ever. If...

Owning a giant breed dog: 10 things no one tells you

They’ll tower over your toddler and take you up to your hip! Great danes, mastiffs, Newfoundlands and Rhodesian ridgebacks are just a few of the pooches considered giant breeds. Although...

Spoiling your pets. Simplified. We’re taking the frustration out of fussing over your fur-babies

Let’s face it, times are tough out there. The economy isn’t exactly thriving. The cost of living seems to soar ever higher as salaries shrink and free time is exchanged...

Dealing with common behavioural issues in dogs

  It's fairly normal for dogs to display undesirable behaviour from time to time. Behavioural issues, especially in puppies, aren't particularly uncommon, and in the majority of cases, they can...

10 ways to be a better cat owner

Studies have shown that owning a cat can improve your mental and even your physical wellbeing - but what about your little fluff-ball? Make sure the benefits are mutual by...

10 ways to be a better dog owner

There’s more to being great pet owner than simply feeding your pooch and giving her a place to sleep. Here are 10 things you can do to start being a...

10 symptoms you should never ignore in your pet

Not sure whether to rush your pet to the vet or if you’re overreacting? Here’s a list of 10 of the most common symptoms that require medical attention. Bear in...

Anaemia in your pet: how to spot it and when you should worry

Anaemia is a condition in which the blood doesn’t contain enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen around the body. It’s these cells that give blood its red colour....

What is my dog trying to tell me?

Do you ever wish your dog could talk, just so you’d know what she’s thinking? Well, we haven’t yet figured out how to bridge the language gap between human dialect...

Feline leukaemia virus (FELV) in cats: what all cat owners need to know

Feline leukaemia virus - often referred to as FELV - is a virus that is spread from cat to cat. It’s doesn’t affect dogs or people. FELV is usually spread...

Feline AIDS (FIV) in Cats: What you need to know to keep your cat safe

FIV – feline immunodeficiency virus, or feline AIDS - is caused by a virus that affects cats only, and is commonly thought of as AIDS in cats. It’s spread from...