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 […]
February 6, 2019

Joint issues in dogs – the painful truth

Most dogs at some point in their lives will suffer with joint issues. While some breeds are more prone to joint problems, general health issues as […]
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 14, 2016

Dog Behaviour by Ansie Minnaar

By Ansie Minnaar Back when all dogs were wild, actions like chewing, scent-marking, barking, chasing, jumping and biting weren’t an issue. Now that dogs are part […]
March 14, 2016

Dog Essentials: What You Need Before Bringing Your Dog Home

You’ve decided you’re getting a dog. Congratulations! But before you bundle him into the car and take him home, there are a few basic essentials that […]
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 […]
June 18, 2015

HERB ALERT : ROSEHIP

Roses: Most commonly known for their beautiful flowers, the fruit of the rose plant often goes unnoticed, but did you know these fruits, known as rosehip, […]
May 23, 2015

Ding dong, supper’s here!

Pavlov’s theory of classical conditioning The name Pavlov is synonymous with dogs. A bell rings and the dogs salivate at the prospect of food. But do […]
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 […]