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...

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...

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...

The surprising truth about choosing between male and female pets

So you’ve decided to get a pet but you haven’t made up your mind about gender. It seems everyone has an opinion on whether to go for a male or...

Am I a cat or a dog person? Answer these 5 questions to find out

Am I a cat or a dog person? So you know you want to lavish your love and affection on a furry friend, but you’re not sure whether it should...

8 Strange Pet Behaviours Explained

Strange pet behaviours explained If you’re a pet owner, you’ve no doubt caught your furkid doing some pretty silly stuff, from head-butting you to sniffing other animals’ butts. Here are...

Frustrating cat litter box issues & how to solve them

Frustrating cat litter box issues There are few things more frustrating than a cat who develops elimination issues, especially when the problem seems to start out of the blue –...

How to make homemade ice pack for your pet to ease pain & discomfort

Like humans, pets inevitably experience pain from time to time. An effective way to help ease your furbaby’s discomfort is by making ice packs at home. The cooling effects from...

Bladder stones & Blockages in cats: Emergency condition & Dietary fixes

Have you ever had a cat with bladder stones? If so, you may have had to make an emergency trip to the vet with your beloved kitty because s/he is...

Meow-y Christmas: 7 Safe & fun ways to spoil your pet this festive season

Christmas is just around the corner, and if you’re as crazy about your furbabies as we are about ours, you’ll want to spoil them just like every other family member....

10 Most controversial pet questions,answered by a vet (Part 2)

Here’s the second part in our two-part series focusing on some of the most contentious questions we get asked at our veterinary practice. Maybe you’ve even wondered some of these...

Should I get a dog or a cat? 5 Questions to give you paws for thought

Ready to add a furkid to your family, but not sure whether you should opt for a dog or a cat? It’s a conundrum a lot of animal lovers face,...

Travelling long distance with your pet: Insider tips from a vet

There are a number of reasons you may need to take your dog with you on an extended trip. Maybe you’re relocating, or perhaps you want to take your pooch...