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This debate is liable to raise hackles. Not your dog’s, but from the disagreements about whether using treats is “training” or “bribery”. ...read more
 

As life goes, stuff happened and, in 2013, I found myself resident of a place for destitute people called Filadelfia Ark. Needless to say, these were dark times for me personally. But, in a weird and wonderful way, I found my soul right there. And the vehicle of this miraculous discovery of “me”… CATS! ...read more
 

As modern medicine improves, so does our ability to live longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives. People are remaining independent for longer and require higher standards of living when it comes to comfort and lifestyle. One of the things we’re noticing is an increasing need for the inclusion of pets in the lives of the more senior person. ...read more
 

Day care for dogs has become increasingly popular in recent years as more people understand that dogs need company and supervision during the day. All over the country, lucky dogs enjoy care and companionship at animal-loving places while their owners are at work. Doggy Day Care Port Elizabeth is one such place. ...read more
 

Animal rescuer, falconer, Wildline chairman, Wild Warrior, co-director of the Urban Raptor Project, gundog trainer… no matter how you look at this man, he is dead set on saving our planet. ...read more
 

Small Dog Syndrome (SDS) is all about little dogs exhibiting undesired behaviour in the belief that they are less of a nuisance, and less of a danger than larger dogs. Typically, dogs will be over-excited, demand attention and are inclined to snap, yap and bark. ...read more
 

“I could NEVER foster a dog; I get too attached and wouldn’t be able to give them up!” This is the response I hear time and time again when someone comments on a dog I’m walking or socialising or taking to the vet when I point out: “S/he’s not mine, I’m just fostering her. She’s available for adoption if you know of anyone who would be interested!” ...read more
 

For some dogs, a short walk and sniff down the road isn’t enough. Most dogs are incredibly athletic and require physical stimulation in addition to, or to supplement, mental stimulation. Although exercise needs are based on a dog’s age, breed, size and overall health, dogs should spend anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours exercising every day. ...read more
 

Adopting a small animal is a wonderful, rewarding experience. They’re endearing and entertaining, and can be amazing little family members. If you put in the work and attention to detail that they need to be happy, the results are so worthwhile – for them and you. ...read more
 

Old dog, new dog

18th Sep, 2017
“To see a dog flourish and bloom into a loving, trusting and trustworthy companion is life-defining. There is nothing better than knowing that you are worthy of his or her love and devotion; you have truly earned their adoration and respect.” Adopting adult or senior pets from animal shelters is a truly wonderful thing to do. It’s also easier than you may think… ...read more
 

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