September 12, 2019

Bee prepared: What to do if your dog gets stung by a bee

The warmer weather is finally on its way and with it comes longer days, flowers a-plenty, and lots of flying creatures, including bees. While bees are […]
August 6, 2019

Poisoning in dogs: How to diagnose and treat it

It happens more often than you think. From innocently licking up spilled cleaning supplies to gobbling up an intentionally laced item of food, poisoning in dogs […]
July 24, 2019

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in dogs: What is it & what are the signs your dog might have one?

Fido whined when he was trying to urinate the other day, and then last night he left a very uncharacteristic puddle of pee on the dining […]
July 16, 2019

Vomiting in dogs: What to do when your dog throws up

Vomiting in dogs is a pretty common occurrence. Chances are you’ve seen yours getting ill a number of times. The question to ask is, is he […]
July 10, 2019

Seizures in dogs: symptoms, triggers and what to do when your dog starts having a seizure

Witnessing your dog have a seizure has to be one of the scariest things for a pet owner to go through. It can be traumatizing for […]
June 18, 2019

Biliary in dogs and cats: symptoms and how to treat tick bite fever

Biliary (also known as tick bite fever) in dogs is the number one infectious disease affecting dogs in South Africa, and is potentially fatal if left […]
June 18, 2019

Ear infections in dogs: How to diagnose and treat them

Ear infections in dogs are extremely common. In fact, it is estimated that 20% of all dogs will experience an ear infection at some point in […]
June 4, 2019

Parvo in dogs and cats: all you need to know about prevention and treatment

You’ve heard the name and you know it’s something you really don’t want your pets to get, but what exactly is parvo? And are all diagnosed […]
February 19, 2019

Is your hip dysplasia doggie getting enough glucosamine from his food? You probably need a supplement

By Leigh van den Berg, Lipgloss is my Life I spent most of January living with my folks and putting up with my parents (mom, I’m […]
November 27, 2018

DogTown Virtual Adoptions

As everyone is gearing up for the Christmas Holidays, it’s probably not the best time of year to adopt a new family member, especially if you’re […]