The warmer weather currently being experienced in South Africa means the end of snakes’ period of hibernation, increasing the chances of encountering a snake on your daily walk or weekend hike – or even at home.
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Are you planning travelling with your pet abroad? | Whether travelling domestically or internationally, planning and preparing for your four-legged companion’s travel requirements is the best way of reducing any stress to yourself and your pet… > Be sure to … Continue reading
by Andrew Backstrom ~ Kara woke up crying and we could not figure out what was wrong. Then she freaked out when Logan touched her, and we realised she cannot see! It really broke my heart, my little girl that goes running/riding with me, … Continue reading
by Dr Fiona Holman & Dr Kevin Solberg ~ Whether travelling domestically or internationally, planning and preparing for your four-legged companion’s travel requirements is the best way of reducing any stress to yourself and your pet. Ensure that you have … Continue reading
Taking care of a pregnant bitch is quite a commitment, and we must take complete responsibility for their care and wellbeing during the pregnancy, birth and nurturing of puppies. They can’t exactly tell us if they are craving gherkins and ice cream … Continue reading
by Dr Zarina Motala / There are pros and cons to breeding, and the question to ask ourselves is – what is the right thing to do? Responsible, well-educated dog breeders are invaluable, and I absolutely love working with them. … Continue reading
by Dr Michael Ferreira / January is already almost over, and many of us are wondering whether we will be able to keep to those New Year’s resolutions we made. Even if you don’t consciously make a list, I suspect … Continue reading
A young kitty was brought into the Somerset West practice with a fracture on his leg assumed to be caused by an accident. Jess was helping Dr. Mia with the kitten when Dr. Mia dropped him in arms and told … Continue reading
RAD’s (Rescue Animal Drive) motto is “Love is Rescue”. Major’s story epitomises this philosophy and the unconditional love of a rescued dog.
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