Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

2017-09-14 14:00

Be mindful of campylobacter infection when coming into contact with the stools of a small puppy.

Kruger Park sniffer dog seriously injured by kudu bull

2017-02-16 14:41

A Kruger National Park sniffer dog is recovering well after coming off second best in an altercation with a kudu bull while she was on patrol.

WATCH: Dogs are leading the pack when it comes to the mannequin challenge

2016-11-21 10:19

Canines are joining athletes, students and celebrities in the 'mannequin challenge' craze

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.

Aw! Puppy paradise at SA's dog hotel

A South African entrepreneur has opened a dog hotel in Cape Town. We take a look at the plush pooch paradise.

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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.

Top SA surgeon performs successful operation on French Bulldog who struggled to breathe

Well known for performing complicated brain surgeries through her patients eyes and noses, Professor Darlene Lubbe recently turned her attention to a French Bulldog who needed her help... Watch.

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It's a dog's life

2015-05-22 15:57

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


What! This dog in a suit looks like a car salesman

2017-05-24 13:32

A used-car sales company named Brus Griffin's Motor World posted a hilarious video online saying that the company is owned a dog in a suit.

Study shows your dog can remember what you did

2016-11-24 12:45

When it comes to having a short memory and getting easily distracted, dogs often get a bad rap. A study suggests their recall ability may be deeper than previously thought.

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”.

‘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.

Rescue dogs bring joy to childhoods

2015-07-03 15:14

Your children can learn valuable life-lessons from owning a rescue dog

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.

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