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June 17, 2020

CARING FOR YOUR PETS THIS WINTER

Winter has arrived in Cape Town, and just as we hall out our thick winter woollies and blankets – so should you also pay your pets some extra special attention.   Here are some tips on how to keep them warm and snug during the colder months: Ensure that your animals have access to shelter and warm bedding at all times. Preferably, allow them to sleep indoors. If your dogs live outside during winter, make sure that the kennel is waterproof, and position the kennel so that it is not directly facing the wind and rain. Raise the kennel slightly off the […]
June 17, 2020

8 TIPS ON ENDING WINTER WORRIES FOR YOU & YOUR PET

Although temperatures in South Africa are usually fairly pleasant year round, in winter month lows can still dip down to almost freezing. This can provide a dangerous environment for some dogs depending upon certain conditions and where they live. For example, if you live in a neighbourhood where antifreeze is used, the key ingredient, ethylene glycol can be toxic, and in some cases even deadly, for dogs and other animals if ingested. What’s even worse, the smell and taste of this dangerous chemical is actually quite pleasant so dogs are actually likely to consume it if they happen to run […]
June 17, 2020

8 WAYS TO STOP PUPPY BITING

Puppies are irresistibly cute until they sink their needle-sharp baby teeth into your soft skin. Then, all of a sudden, they turn into a little monster that you can not get away from fast enough.   How can you teach your puppy to stop biting you? 1 – Don’t Use Your Hands We have all done it – the puppy is rolling around and we go right in with our hands to wrestle him, because he is just so cute – but this is exactly when those sharp little teeth strike. Rather consider using a toy to play with your puppy. 2 – Stop […]

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