Dog Health
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15 Beagle Facts: Get to Know This Lovable Dog Breed Better

Familiarise Yourself With the Beagle Dog Breed Whether you’re already a proud beagle parent or are looking to add one to your family in the future, Bravecto® hopes to relay some new and interesting facts about beagles you may not...

Posted by bravectosouthafrica - 11 November 2020

Dog Activities
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Dealing With the Loss of a Pet

Farewell, Best Friend Grieving the death of a pet is an unfortunate reality all animal lovers have to deal with at some point in life....

Dog Health
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Different Types of Service Dogs, How They Help Their Humans With Disabilities and More

An Introduction to the Service Dog For the longest time in human history, dogs have proven to be our best friends. These loyal animals play...

Dog Activities
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Interpreting Dog Sounds and What They Mean

Understanding Your Four-Legged Friend Better Have you ever found yourself thinking ‘What on earth is my dog trying to tell me?’ Rest assured – you’re...

Cats
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Cat Behaviour: Understanding Your Cat’s Social Cues

Your Dog May Have a Master, But Your Cat Has Staff… Go back in history and you’ll find that cats were seen as and treated...

Dog Health
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Dog Ear Infection: Everything You Need to Know About Dealing With Canine Otitis

How Do I Know If My Dog Has an Ear Infection? If your dog is profusely shaking their head or they can’t seem to stop...

Dog Health
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Dog Pregnancy: How Long Is a Dog Pregnant?

Understanding the Canine Heat Cycle, Gestation Period and Birth Who doesn’t get excited about the prospect of puppies? It’s a good thing that the canine...

Dog Health
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What to Feed a Puppy: The Do’s and Don’ts

What to Feed a Puppy and When For the initial stages of their life, puppies should consume special food, designed to help them grow big...

Cats
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Why Do Cats Purr and How? Learn What Your Cat Is Saying

The Purr Is a Sign of What? Nothing soothes the soul like the sound of cats purring. You may find that your cats commonly purr...

Dog tips and tricks
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Dog Years: How to Accurately Calculate Your Dog’s Age

Wait – Does a Dog Year Really Not Equal 7 Human Years? Not if you want your estimate of how old your best friend is...

Cats
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Cat Aging: Caring for Your Senior Cat in Their Golden Years

Ensuring a Long and Happy Nine Lives for Your Feline Friend Most of the world’s cat owners are fortunate, as it’s not an uncommon occurrence...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
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How to Train Your Dog More Effectively: Indulge Their Inner Wolf

Humans and Dogs: In a Long-Term Best Friend Relationship for 30,000+ Years You can trace the relationship between humans and dogs way, way back. More...

Dog Health
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Deworming Dogs for Better Health

When to Treat Your Dog One dog’s needs are different to the next. When determining how often to deworm your dog, there are multiple factors...

DOGS
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Choosing the Right Dog Crate and How to Crate Train

Dog Crates: What They Are and Why You Should Bother Using One A dog crate is a closed-in pen, that’s just big enough for your...

Dog tips and tricks
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Tips for Dog Grooming at Home

Don’t Be Discouraged If Dog Grooming Is Hard for Both You and Your Pup at First You may have had a bad past experience with...

HEALTH
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Armour up Against Parasitic Worms in Cats

The Importance of Deworming Parasites are organisms that live on or inside an organism of another species and lives off of that host. Prevention of...

HEALTH
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How to Mindfully Parent Your Pet

Enlist Expert Support Mindfully parenting your dog or cat isn’t something that you need to do alone. Proper care requires expert support. That’s where the...

Cat tips and tricks
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5 Wild Cat Exercises to Help Indoor Cats Stay Fit

How Much Weight Is Too Much Weight? The average medium cat weighs between 3 and 6 kilos (7 and 13 pounds). If you’re unsure of...

TICKS ON DOGS
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Ticks on Dogs and the Changing Environment

Tick and Flea-Related Issues Are Heating up “I think one of the biggest concerns that you see within the published literature for ticks is that...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
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3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Fur Friends Protected During Extreme Weather

#1 Shelter Your Furry Friends It’s essential to help your dog or cat stay comfortable during extreme temperatures. Summer temperatures can be too hot, and...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
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Get the Fast Facts: Diabetes Signs and Symptoms in Dogs and Cats

What Is Pet Diabetes? Good question. Like humans, the cells in a dog’s or cat’s body need glucose for energy, but glucose cannot be absorbed...

TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
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Why Is Year-Round Tick and Flea Treatment Important?

Ticks and Fleas: Not Just a Warm Weather Problem We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the most common external parasites to...

Cats
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A Quick Guide to Essential Cat Vaccinations

Help Your Cat Enjoy Their Nine Lives to the Full As a dedicated pet owner, you want nothing but the best for your beloved fur...

Cats
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Why Flea Treatments for Indoor Cats Are Necessary

5 Places Indoor Cats Can Catch Fleas Despite what you may think, indoor cats still run the risk of becoming flea-infested. Here are five of...

Dog tips and tricks
5 MIN READ
How to Keep Your Dog’s Bed Clean

[image] 1. A Clean Dog is Top Priority Keeping your dog’s bed clean starts with your dog. If you’re not grooming your beloved pet daily...

DOGS
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10 Dog Breeds in South Africa that Are Easy to Keep Pest-Free

Some dogs are indeed easier to keep from picking up unwanted hitchhikers than others. The reason why lies in their furry coats, behaviour and genetic...

Dog tips and tricks
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How to Stop Dogs from Barking at Every Little Thing

Why Is My Dog Barking? Dogs communicate vocally by barking and it can mean a variety of different things, it all depends on the situation....

Cat tips and tricks
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Cat Weight Loss: How Monitoring Meals Can Help Tackle Feline Obesity

Signs and Symptoms of an Overweight Cat You may think that your precious feline friend is merely fluffy, not fat. However, even moderate obesity can...

Cats DOGS
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Living and Working With Your New Co-Workers – Your Pets

Living With Pets: Times Are Changing People all across the world have had to come to terms with a new state of normal – extended...

Cats
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Catnip Uses & Its Effects on Cats

What is Catnip? You may have heard about catnip’s effect on cats or its medicinal uses, but do you know what it is? The feline...

Ticks
7 MIN READ
6 Tick-Borne Diseases to Keep At Bay

Ticks may be small, but they can cause life-threatening diseases. That’s why you need to take these tiny threats seriously. Many of these disease are...

TICKS ON DOGS
5 MIN READ
Debunking Tick Myths with Bravecto® – a Tick Treatment

Time to Debunk 10 Popular Tick Myths Stop the spread of misinformation and discover how ticks can really affect you and your fur baby. Myth...

Cat tips and tricks
6 MIN READ
Cat Training 101: A Quick Guide to Success

Yes, cats can be trained. Cat training has a triple-edged benefit. Firstly, it mentally stimulates and entertains your cat – ‘bye-bye’ boredom! Secondly, spending time,...

Cat tips and tricks
4 MIN READ
Why Does My Cat Sleep On Me Every Night?

Why do we always catch our cat sleeping near us ? The short answer is because your cat loves you and wants to be close...

DOGS
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9 Secrets Revealed By Your Dog’s Sleeping Habits

Your dog may very well be the most cuddly creature on earth. You probably don’t mind having your dog sleeping in bed with you. It’s...

Cats
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A Beginner’s Guide to Cat Adoption

Cat Adoption, rather than shopping for a cat isn’t just a noble cause, but it’s also much cheaper than buying from a breeder or pet...

Dog Health TICKS ON DOGS
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Tick Bites on Dogs and the Diseases They Cause

Ticks: The Tiny Parasite That Leads to Huge Problems These little blood suckers aren’t merely unpleasant to look at, they can do some serious damage...

Dog Health
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Life Cycle of a Dog: 4 Stages of Canine Cuddles

Keep your pup healthy by supporting them every step of their ageing process. Did you know that a puppy’s needs differ from a senior dog’s...

Fleas FLEAS ON DOGS
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Gone With Dog Fleas – Everything You Need To Know

No more dog fleas! Life has enough problems, fleas on your dog shouldn’t be one of them. An itchy dog is an unhappy dog and, as all...

Cats
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Cat Care: How To Cat-Proof Your Home And Where To Start

Taking Care of a Cat Indoors and Out Your cat is a valued member of the family that adds an abundance of love and joy...

Dog Health
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Why Dog Vaccinations Are Crucial to Keep Your Pooch Healthy

Ensuring Your Dog is Happy and Healthy, No Matter What Their Age The moment you decide to bring a new dog home, you commit to...

DOGS
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Dog Swimming: Everything You Need to Know

Can all dogs swim? A history of good swimming dogs 10 best swimming dog breeds 10 worst swimming dog breeds How to teach a dog...

TICKS ON DOGS
9 MIN READ
Mango Fly Worms: How to Spot and Eliminate them

Mango fly’s are pesky parasites – put a stop to them before they start a nursery underneath your or your pet’s skin! Read more about...

Puppy
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19 Pet Supplies You Need to Welcome Your New Pup Home

So your new furry friend is finally coming home? Exciting! Whether you’re an experienced or first time dog owner, your new pup will need a...

Cats
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Cat Care 101: When Should Your Cat Visit the Vet?

Give Your Feline Friend a Boost with Quality Cat Care Adopting a kitty is the start of a loving relationship filled with furry cuddles, playful...

Dog Health HEALTH
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How to Handle Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

What is Diabetes in Dogs and Cats? Diabetes mellitus is a disease affecting the pancreas. It causes the afflicted dog or cat’s body to either:...

DOGS Ear Mites
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How to Get Rid of Ear Mites in Dogs

What Are the Symptoms of Ear Mites in Dogs? Ear mites – scientific name Otodectes cynotis – is a common parasite known to infect a...

Cats
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How to Deal With a Sick Cat

A Guide to Sick Cats What is Typical Sick Cat Behaviour? Signs of a Sick Kitten Sick Cat Symptoms for Serious Diseases The Best Foods...

Cats Ear Mites
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How to Effectively Combat Ear Mites in Cats

The Scratchy Situation: Ear Mites on Cats Ear mites (scientific name: Otodectes cynotis) are one of the most common parasitic infestations known to plague cats....

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
4 MIN READ
Dog Biscuit Recipes – Homemade, Easy And Healthy

Why Homemade Dog Treats Are the Best Option. Homemade dog treats are a labour of love for your dear wet-nosed friend.

Cat tips and tricks Cats
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How to Bathe a Cat with No Mess or Fuss

Can You Bathe a Cat Without It Turning into a Catastrophe? The answer may shock you, but yes, you can. Because most of our domesticated...

TICKS ON CATS
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Get Rid of Ticks on Cats for Good

Guide to Ticks on Cats in South Africa What are ticks? Meet the tiny threat: types of ticks 5 signs of tick fever in cats...

TICKS ON DOGS
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Ticks on Dogs -The Complete Guide

Guide to Ticks on Dogs in South Africa What causes ticks on dogs? Where do ticks come from? Different types of ticks on dogs in...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
Five Reasons to Get a Second Dog

Why you should expand your dog-family The only thing better than one dog, is two dogs. Although two dogs might mean double the mess and...

Cats
3 MIN READ
A Simple Guide to Cat Socialisation

What is cat socialisation? Simply put, by socialising your cat, you are preparing them for life. It’s the process of introducing your cat to humans,...

Dog tips and tricks
3 MIN READ
10 Dog Movies for Dog Lovers

Chilly nights are best spent snuggled up to your favourite pawed friend with popcorn and all the dog movies. If you agree, grab your pup...

Cats
3 MIN READ
Stressed Out! 10 Things that cause stress in cats

Is your cat stressed out? Most of the time, it’s difficult to tell. Cats hide physical pain and inner turmoil very well, which makes it...

Puppy
10 MIN READ
How to Get Rid of Fleas on Puppies

Guide Overview What are fleas on puppies? Common puppy parasites to monitor How can your pooch get fleas? Simple tips to take control of fleas...

DOGS
3 MIN READ
Top Small Dog Breeds for Small Living Spaces

Living in a free-standing house with a backyard for your doggo to roam free us not always an option when you begin your adult life....

Cats
3 MIN READ
Common Mistakes to Avoid When Owning a Cat

We all know that cats are pretty much always in charge of the household and they have certain expectations and standards that they expect from...

Cats Fleas
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How To Get Rid Of Fleas On Cats

Guide Overview Tips for treating outdoor and indoor cat fleas What are fleas, and where do they come from? Wrapping your head around the flea...

Ear Mites
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Tips for Spotting and Preventing Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear mites in dogs are incredibly contagious. If your doggo enjoys playing outdoors and rolling themselves in the sand, unfortunately, they are more prone to...

Dog tips and tricks
3 MIN READ
The Beginners Guide to Being ~ A First-Time Dog Owner

Becoming a pet parent is no easy task, especially when you don’t know how to take care of a dog. If you’ve grown up with...

Fleas
2 MIN READ
Flea Control for Your Pet and Home

Flea control is challenging. These unwanted parasites can cause your pet a loss of energy, as well as affect their health and performance. And, the...

Puppy
3 MIN READ
Want to Know How to Potty Train a Puppy?

Many people assume that learning how to house train a puppy is an effortless experience. While a tiny furry friend will undoubtedly bring you plenty...

Cats
3 MIN READ
10 Tips for New Cat Owners

Cat adoption or acquiring a cat is a major responsibility. It’s a big step in your life, and it should be done by following the...

Cats Fleas
2 MIN READ
Flea Treatment for Cats – How Bravecto® Spot-On Protects:

Fighting fleas without the right flea treatment for cats can be a long-term challenge. Whether you have cats or dogs, the experience is the same...

Dog Health DOGS
3 MIN READ
Kennel Cough in Dogs and How to Treat It

What is kennel cough? Kennel cough is a very contagious infection of the upper respiratory tract caused by various viruses and bacteria. While it might...

Cat tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Tips for Travelling with Cats in the Car

Travelling with cats in the car can be a breeze if you’ve done your research and looked at the most popular and necessary tips for...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
A Happy Dog is a Happy Life: How To Keep Your Dog Healthy

As a pet parent, it’s your responsibility to look after your pet and ensure that you’re providing him or her with the best possible care...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
Fun Dog Facts You Might Not Know

Dogs are beautiful creations. From their little paws to their chubby rolls and drooling mouths, there is so much to love about dogs. With so...

Puppy
2 MIN READ
Tips for Getting a New Puppy

Getting a new puppy requires planning and preparation. While you might consider buying or rescuing a puppy on a whim, you need to know what...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
5 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog

Itching for new party tricks to teach your dog? Here are some dog training tips to explore. When considering how to teach your dog new...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Top Dog Friendly Accommodation: Holidays with your pooch

The holiday season is all about family! If you’re planning on traveling this holiday, it’s all the merrier if your pawed pal can join the...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Dog-Friendly Beaches for you and your doggo

Nothing beats sun, sand and the ocean! Now that the days are longer, you’re bound to spend more time tackling the beach with your family!...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
Christmas Dog Biscuit Recipes for Your Pup!

Delicious dog biscuit recipes! Humans don’t have to be the only ones who can enjoy baked goodies this holiday season. Christmas time is around the...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
Flea and Tick Prevention – How Bravecto® Protects Your Dog

With summer in full swing and the warmer weather, ticks, fleas and mites are also looking for some holiday treats for themselves. Unfortunately for them,...

Fleas
2 MIN READ
Risks of Fleas on your dog

Fleas are the most common parasite found on pets and is perfectly designed to be an all-around nuisance for both you and your dog. Their...

Protection
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Dehydration in dogs this summer

Hello, summer! Boy, have we been waiting for you? However, as summer starts to settle in, and we start preparing for more sunny days outdoors...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
How Does Bravecto® Work?

How does Bravecto work you ask? Below we will explain the entire process, but there’s a good reason to trust us. Staying tick, flea and...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
2 MIN READ
Living the good life: Benefits of being on Bravecto

There’s no time for ticks, fleas or mites this summer season! Luckily, we’ve got the fight against all the creepy crawlies covered so that you...

HEALTH
2 MIN READ
Top 3 Facts About Pet Diabetes

Diabetes in dogs is not as uncommon as some may think! Unlike humans, our pets aren’t able to tell us when they’re feeling ill, so...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Tips When Travelling With Your Dog

Packing, hitting the road and venturing to a brand-new adventurous destination - what’s not to love about family getaways? Family getaways are even more special...

Dog Health HEALTH
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Keeping Your Old Dog Happy And Healthy

There’s a reason why they call it the golden years. Yes, your senior dog might not be the young puppy from when he first became...

Fleas
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Protect Your Home From A Flea Infestation

Now that the warmer weather is officially upon us, fleas have also, unfortunately, become more prevalent. Although fleas tend to stick it out all year...

HEALTH
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MSD Animal Health aids to help eliminate rabies

Dog Health
2 MIN READ
Dog allergies and What You Need to Know

It’s officially spring time! Gone are the gloomy days and out comes the sunshine, flowers and a whole lot of fresh, new energy. We’re pretty...

Protection
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Flowers Your Dog Should Avoid

What comes to mind when you think of spring? Flowers! The days seem brighter and the mood feels lighter, all because of the beautiful blossoms...

Dog Health
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Identifying rabies in your dog

Rabies cases in South Africa are around 600 – 900 annually reported, excluding all the numbers that go unrecorded. To minimise the risks of this...

Dog tips and tricks
3 MIN READ
Best Dog Parks in South Africa – Picnics with your best friend

Bring on the snacks, because it’s time for a dog picnic! Pack all your goodies in a basket, grab the biggest blanket you can find,...

DOGS
4 MIN READ
Dog Breeds: 10 Of The Best & Where they Originate From

Dog breeds are a specific type of dog that humans intentionally bred for different reasons over the years. Every fur-kid has personality traits that are...

Puppy
3 MIN READ
10 Tips To Socialise Your Puppy

Tip One: Vaccination vs socialisation Young pups are extra susceptible to diseases before their immune systems are fully effective. However, keeping your puppy isolated until...

Puppy
2 MIN READ
Puppy Proofing your Home

Topics covered in this article: Keep the trash at a safe distance A designated puppy-pad Cover cords and electronics Store away any harmful chemicals Set...

DOGS Puppy
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Protecting Your Puppy: Vaccination

Vaccinations aren’t an option, but rather a necessity. As soon as your puppy is weaned, it’s important that they don’t mix with other dogs or...

Dog tips and tricks
3 MIN READ
The Best Homemade Dog Treats

Everybody loves the smell of freshly baked goods filling up the house, especially your dog. Now, your fur- kid can also appreciate your baking skills...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Top 5 Dog Movies For Your Best Friend

Nothing beats cuddles on the couch with your champion of a furry best friend. World Dog Day is around the corner, and there’s still a...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
8 MIN READ
Keeping Your Pet Warm And Healthy

Winter in sunny South Africa doesn’t always feel like much to worry about regarding temperature. We still enjoy relatively sunny days as well as the...

Dog Health
2 MIN READ
Winter Tips For a Healthy Dog

Topics covered in this article: Find the balance Keep to the routine Keep exercising Keep their coat healthy Stay hydrated Boost their immune systems Along...

DOGS
3 MIN READ
Combat cabin fever for the entire family

Topics covered in this article: Go for a brisk walk Enrol in classes Playtime Take a hike Out to eat Road trip Bake cookies Everyone...

Silent killers
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Managing Mange And Mites In Your Dog

Adding a new member to the family is an exciting and special time for everyone. As soon as you hold the little ball of fluff...

Dog Health
2 MIN READ
Dog Blood Transfusion – Animals Need The Gift Of Life Too!

The 14th of June is World Blood Donor Day, and to celebrate this important day, Dr Mats Abatzidis shares his insight on the topic. Sometimes...

Dog Health
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Keeping my dog safe from nicotine poisoning

Dogs are our best furry friends and unfortunately, they don’t always understand that certain things will hurt them. Luckily, however, we can help them stay...

Dog Health DOGS
3 MIN READ
How To Help Your Dog De-Stress

Topics covered in this article: Exercise A variety of toys Gentle dog massage A steady routine Ignore him Ask your veterinarian Just like us, dogs...

Dog Health DOGS
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Consequences of obesity in dogs

Topics covered in this article: Breathing and heart problems Subclinical conditions Quantity and quality of life Arthritis Digestive disorders Heat intolerance Decreased liver function Dogs...

Silent killers TICKS ON DOGS
9 MIN READ
Keeping Your Dog Safe From Hypertension

The month of May marks the start of winter, and with the cooler weather on our doorsteps, we're all about keeping you and your dog...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
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How to Deal with an Overexcited Dog

Topics covered in this article: True hyperactive dogs How to calm your dog Dogs are known for being full of life and energy and tend...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
2 MIN READ
My Dog can’t play fetch. What do I do?

Playing fetch is a great way for your dog to have fun and exercise too. But, what if you initiate a game of fetch, throw...

Dog Treats DOGS
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Signs that your dog’s depressed

Topics covered in this article: Appetite Changes Change in their Sleeping Routine General loss of interest Excessive Licking Avoidance What to do when your dog...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
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Dog-Friendly South African Camping Spots

South Africa is known for its beautiful and scenic camping spots. You should be able to experience camping with the whole family – including your...

DOGS
2 MIN READ
Best Types of Play for Different Breeds

Ultimately, every dog has a unique personality, and as you get to know him/her better, you will learn to see which games your dog prefers...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
12 MIN READ
Play Games with your Dog This World Health Day

With World Health Day on the 7th of April, we've been thinking about what this "picture of health" entails, besides protecting your dog from ticks...

Dog tips and tricks
3 MIN READ
How to find the right doggy daycare.

Topics covered in this article: 1. Have your dog’s medical history ready 2. Check their safety certifications 3. Group Size 4. Caregiver Qualifications 5. How...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Alternative treats to give your dog

Topics covered in this article: Chocolate Alternatives for Dogs Carob Frozen Sardines Cabbage Brown Rice Quinoa Red Peppers Cauliflower Chocolate Alternatives for Dogs As we...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
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Dog activities for your beloved pets

Topics covered in this article regarding dog activities in Easter: 1. Go on a Picnic 2. Day Trips 3. A special treat 4. An Easter...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
Dog-Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

Topics covered in this article: The do’s and don’ts Separate Hunts Plastic Eggs Strong scents Account for all the eggs The do’s and don’ts You...

TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
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How To Avoid Tick Fever This Easter

So, it happened. A tick bit your dog, and even though you hoped it wasn’t what you thought it was – it most definitely was...

Ticks TICKS ON DOGS
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Where To Look For Ticks On Your Dog

Knowing where to look for ticks on your dog is of great importance. Making use of their nifty heat sensors, ticks can sense their next victim...

Ticks
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Facts on The Life Cycle of a Tick

Phase 1 The female tick lays the eggs. The eggs vary from 2 000 to 18 000. The male tick dies immediately after he has mated, whereas...

Ticks
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What do I do if I find a tick on myself?

First of all, don’t panic. Secondly, don’t just scratch it off. It is also crucial to remember not to pinch, squeeze or crush the body...

TICKS ON DOGS
8 MIN READ
6 Signs your Dog has Ticks

Before looking out for signs in your dog should your dog have ticks, it is important to have general and frequent routine checkups to ensure...

Dog tips and tricks
2 MIN READ
5 Tricks Your Dog Needs To Know

Topics covered in this article: 1. Shake Hands 2. Fetch 3. Roll Over 4. Sit Pretty 5. Hug 1. Shake Hands The “Shake Hands” trick...

Puppy
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Are you ready for a new puppy?

You should ask yourself these questions before you take the leap! Topics covered in this article: Can You Commit? Will Your Pet Fit Your Lifestyle?...

Dog tips and tricks DOGS
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5 Essentials for travelling with your dog

Topics covered in this article: Food and water Tags Collar and leashes Entertainment Vaccination Records Food and water Remember to pack your furry friend’s favourite...

Dog tips and tricks
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Awesome and Easy DIY Toys for your Dog

Topics covered in this article: 1. Plastic Bottle Dog Toy 2. Rope and Tennis Ball Toy 3. Braided T-Shirt Dog Toy 4. Interactive Tennis Ball...

Dog tips and tricks FLEAS ON DOGS
2 MIN READ
Dog-friendly Hikes and Walks in South Africa

Topics covered in this article: Kranskloof, Magaliesberg Newlands Forest, Cape Town Huddle Park Golf and Recreation, Johannesburg Constantia Nek, Cape Town Buffalo Gorge, Middleburg Umhlanga...

FLEAS ON DOGS
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New Year, New Me, and no dog Fleas

That’s right, it’s 2018 and a brand new year is here! Hopefully, at this point, you’ve made your relevant resolutions, and you’re going strong. At...