There’s a misconception that your dog does not need to be groomed in the winter months, especially if they stay indoors. However, this is not true. In fact it becomes more important to groom your pet in winter as their … Continue reading
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Know your breed As a dog owner you should always research your breed to see how well they cope with the cold. Some breeds, like huskies, will have no problem taking on the colder weather, while others are better suited … Continue reading
Sometimes it seems as if our pets have these magical powers that make us happy, we think that might be true. Here are some ways our pets show us they care.
We all know someone who is totally obsessed with his or her cat or dog (most of us are!) We’ve tried to be as unbiased as possible, and we’d love to know if you’re a cat person or a dog … Continue reading
At TAH we routinely go to great lengths to give you peace of mind when your pets are in need of surgery. We have very experienced surgeons to make sure the surgery has the best chance of success and we use … Continue reading
Every year, TAH and other veterinary practices see many cases of Parvovirus infection (‘Catflu’) during the summer months, and unfortunately a large amount of misinformation in the press and social media about the virus!
The Festive season is upon us and we wish all our clients a merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Please drive safely! At the moment we have a Distemper outbreak in Moorreesburg! We already had to euthanize a lot … Continue reading
What is heat stroke? Also known as Hyperthermia, this is an elevation in body temperature that is above the generally accepted normal range. Although normal values for dogs vary slightly, it usually is accepted that body temperatures above 39° C … Continue reading
5 incredible life lessons your dog can teach you They may not be able to talk or communicate verbally, but man’s best friend might also be man’s greatest teacher. If you pay enough attention you might just learn a thing … Continue reading
Its our one year birthday at TAH Somerset West! We are one year old and can’t believe how a year has flown by. We are exceptionally pleased and delightfully proud of how we have developed as a practice in our first … Continue reading