Pet Obesity

Image Attribution: By Lisa Cyr (Flickr: hot dog dog)   As in humans, obesity in pets is reaching epidemic proportions world-wide and almost half of the world’s pets are considered to be overweight. Although reference ranges may vary, in general pets are...

Animal Welfare in South Africa

  In South africa we live in an unusual First World, Third World mix of society. For our animals this means that a lucky few are treated well, fed daily and accepted as members of a family, while others are neglected, starved and abused. Some pets vacation in...

Adopting a Dog

Whatever it is, that has inspired you to consider adopting a dog, it is a journey you will never regret or forget. Dogs are amazing animals who give us unconditional love, who always seem to sense when we need some extra TLC and who can fill our days with laughter and...

Epilepsy in Dogs

Seeing a seizure for the first time can be an alarming and frightening experience. They come on suddenly and usually with very little warning. Seizures can be divided into partial seizures and whole body seizures ( a partial seizure can also progress to a whole body...