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MSD Animal Health aids in the fight to eliminate rabies by 2030

HEALTH
MSD Animal Health aids in the fight to eliminate rabies by 2030

Posted by bravectosouthafrica - 14 September 2018

HEALTH
Is your Dog Spring ready? 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
Poisonous Flowers Your Dog Should Avoid this Spring

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...

HEALTH
Identifying rabies in your dog: World Rabies Day

With the excitement of spring in full bloom, you might be remiss to forget that on the 28th of September, it’s World Rabies Day. Although...

DOGS
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
10 Dog Breeds and Where they Originate From

Every fur-kid has personality traits that are unique, interesting, adorable and sometimes, a little odd. There comes a time in every dog owner’s life where...

DOGS
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...

DOGS
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
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 Activities
Celebrate Women’s Day With Your Best Friend

Who said dogs are a “man’s best friend”? Celebrate Women’s Day in style with these fun activities you can do, without having to leave your...

Dog Treats
The Best Homemade Dog Treats For Your Furry Friend

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 Entertainment
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...

Dog Health
Keeping Your Pet Warm And Healthy This Winter

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...

SILENT KILLERS
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...

Blood Donor Dogs
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...

SILENT KILLERS TICKS ON DOGS
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...

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Dog Games – Exercise 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...

Doggy day-care
How to find the right doggy day-care.

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...

TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
Alternative treats to give your dog this Easter.

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...

TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
Fun activities for you and your dog this Easter.

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

TICK AND FLEA PROTECTION
How to Create a 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
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 ON DOGS
6 Signs your Dog has Ticks and what to do about it

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...

FLEAS ON DOGS
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...

FLEAS ON DOGS
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?...

FLEAS ON DOGS
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...

FLEAS ON DOGS
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...

FLEAS ON DOGS
Our Favourite 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
New Year, New Me… said everyone but the Flea.

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...