Most people have had the experience of hearing little footsteps on our roof or catching a tail at the flash of light in your garage. You might not necessarily be sure whether it is a mouse, a rat or something … Continue reading
Category Archives: In The Public Eye
Hearing that the WHO (World Health Organization) has classified COVID-19 as a pandemic can be frightening and now that there are confirmed cases in South Africa, as well as the Western Cape, what once seemed like a distant threat seems … Continue reading
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.
It was around 3 o’ clock the morning, 2nd Jan ‘18, when I woke up to the worst gagging sounds that I have ever heard. From that sound, I immediately knew that something was very wrong. I got out of … 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
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.
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!