August 5, 2019

Broken bones: causes, how to tell if the bone is broken, and how to treat broken bones

A broken bone and a sprain can present the same symptoms, so it is important to evaluate the injury as best you can and, if in […]
June 30, 2019

Dog bites: what causes dogs to bite, how to prevent being bitten, and what to do if you are bitten

Home treatment or an emergency trip to the vet or doctor? We’re here to help. Even though dogs are man’s best friends, they can behave unpredictably, […]
May 11, 2019

What to do if your dog is choking

Dogs are chewers – and curious creatures too. Put the two together and choking can become a serious reality if you’re not careful. What you do […]
December 9, 2018

8 tips to keep your pets happy and safe over the festive season

When decorating your home with tinsel, Christmas lights and other decorations, remember to place them out of your pet’s reach as chewing such items could cause […]
May 11, 2016

The best breed for you

(Photo credit: http://fosterdogsnyc.com/one-incredible-photo-eleven-incredible-dogs/) So, you’re thinking about getting a dog. Congratulations. But which one? You love the Labrador puppies in the toilet paper adverts, but Jack Russell […]
March 1, 2016

Acupuncture for animals

By Dr Megan Kelly Acupuncture is the insertion of fine, solid needles into the body for pain relief or to aid the body in dealing with […]
October 12, 2015

How to potty train your dog

Just like potty training a toddler, house-training a puppy strikes fear into the hearts of many a new dog owner. But never fear – training your […]
May 23, 2015

A warm cat is a happy cat

How to protect your feline friend when the mercury dips While South African winters are not as extreme as in other parts of the world, even […]
March 12, 2015

Dog Training: To treat or not to treat?

You’re at the end of your tether. No amount of shouting, smacking, or punishing is getting your dog to behave in the manner you wish him […]
February 27, 2015

Pet-friendly homes are happy homes

The benefits of pets in the family When you picture a scene of domestic bliss, chances are dogs are happily playing in the yard, or a […]
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