Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language

2016-08-30 12:05

Scientists have found that dogs use the same brain areas as humans to process language.

Dead dog hung at possible fighting site in Cape Town

2016-08-18 15:59

A possible dog-fighting site has been uncovered in Cape Town, but little can be done without witnesses coming forward with evidence.

Trendy restaurant adds posh doggy menu that will make you drool!

2016-07-23 09:32

A new restaurant has been serving posh grub to dogs.

Woman mauled to death

2016-04-26 12:16

Neighbours on Monday described the dogs that mauled to death a 32-year-old Montrose woman as “troublesome and extremely aggressive”.

Stabbed K9 heroes on the mend

2015-12-05 10:45

Spike and Rex, two canine police officers who were stabbed by a burglar, are well on their way to recovery.

It's a dog's life

2015-05-22 15:57

Irresponsible ownership of companion animals carries costs, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Careful, xylitol can kill your dog!

2015-01-30 10:01

Xylitol, the sweetener now found in everything from cake to toothpaste, may appeal to humans trying to lose weight, but it can be deadly to dogs.

Touching new ad will melt your heart with its beautiful message

2014-09-18 10:04

After watching this you will want to give your dog a hug.

Dog study suggests some bacteria can fight cancer

2014-08-14 11:25

Special bacteria, when injected into naturally occurring tumours of dogs, can seemingly fight cancer, causing tumours to shrink.

Facial recognition to find lost dogs

2014-08-06 22:58

Picture it: Facial recognition technology offers a new frontier in reuniting lost pets, owners


Ten arrested for dog fighting in Soweto

2016-08-29 18:40

Ten people have been arrested for allegedly being involved in dog fighting in a veld in Dobsonville, Soweto, the NSPCA Special Investigations Unit said.

Pets left in a hot car: Did this pooch take revenge by crashing a ride?

2016-08-01 09:17

After being locked in a hot car, a restless dog disengaged the parking brake causing the vehicle to smash into a wall.

Gene mutation explains why dogs work for treats

2016-05-03 21:57

Scientists have discovered a genetic mutation that appears to make certain dogs, like Labrador retrievers, extra motivated by food and treats and also more likely to be obese.

‘Dogs should be properly socialised to prevent attacks’

2015-12-14 11:00

Dogs should be properly socialised to prevent tragedies such as the death of eight-year-old James Sinkins, who was attacked by two dogs last Thursday, a Pietermartizburg vet said yesterday.

Housebreaker escapes after stabbing two police dogs during chase

2015-11-26 11:45

Two four-legged canine officers have been treated at a Pietermaritzburg vet after a nasty encounter with a knife-wielding burglar.

Montego helps add bite to new 'BarkingMad' site

2015-03-03 15:40

The new 'BarkingMad' website is up and running, and ready to help deserving pooches find excellent homes.

A hilarious video of dogs forgetting how to dog!

2014-12-09 11:28

Watch this video of dogs hilariously failing to catch and fetch.

Public jump to rescue shelter dogs from arson attack

2014-09-12 12:32

Last night, the public jumped into action to rescue dogs trapped in a fire at the Manchester Dogs' Shelter in the UK after suspected arson.

Alberton dogs to be euthanised after deadly distemper outbreak

2014-08-08 12:12

A number of infected dogs at the Alberton SPCA are to be euthanised after the centre was placed under quarantine after a distemper outbreak, the National Council of SPCAs said on Thursday.

Three appear for beheading and eating a dog

2014-06-26 09:32

Two Nigerian men eat a dog believing that it would protect them from malaria, poisoning and witchcraft.

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