It happened to me: My child was attacked by a dog

2018-04-05 15:23

Preschoolers are particularly vulnerable to attacks from dogs. Here a mother shares how her 3-year-old was mauled by a boerboel and experts give advice on handling dogs with care.

Raise your dog the right way

2017-12-21 12:34

With canine attacks on children grabbing headlines, we ask experts for advice on raising well-adjusted, safe pets.

Why you should kick your dog out of your bed

2017-09-21 10:00

A new study reveals that sharing your sleeping space with your pooch is likely to disrupt your sleep.

Piglet's concern for epileptic cat will melt your heart

2017-09-06 12:17

A cat with special needs that lives in an animal sanctuary has found a new friend to take care of her.

New Cape Town hotel to welcome pets

2017-08-21 16:06

More travelling pet owners are demanding pet-friendly accommodation in the hospitality industry, says the curator of the new Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront.

Your kids want a bunny? Here's all you need to know

2017-04-11 13:15

While they are cute, furry and perfect snuggle buddies, taking care of a bunny takes a lot more than just giving them a few carrots.

Phoenix rising: Dog ready for new home after getting shot in gang crossfire

2017-01-13 13:03

The SPCA is looking for a new home for a dog that was shot in the head in April 2016 during gang violence in Blue Downs.

Pets a great help to people with depression

2016-12-12 12:41

Many people with mental conditions say the constant presence and close proximity of their pets provide an immediate source of calm and help distract them from symptoms.

SPCA probes shooting of dogs in Durban

2016-11-01 20:18

The Kloof and Highway SPCA says it is investigating the shooting of two dogs in Wyebank, near New Germany.

WARNING! This video will make you crave a pet

2016-10-25 11:56

Getting a pet is one of the best things you can do for your children. We've lined up a few good arguments...


Five diseases you can catch from pets

2018-03-20 13:05

While pets are a big part of the family, with the rabies outbreak, pet owners are encouraged to be more careful.

Luxury pet food takes a bigger bite out of the market

2017-10-15 06:00

Fazielah Allie, the managing director and majority owner of K-9 Pet Foods, says the business was launched out of necessity two decades ago. She couldn’t find pet food that she considered healthy enough for her dogs, so she began cooking their food he

WATCH: Introducing Uber for pets

2017-09-07 18:00

A group of animal lovers in Lebanon founded a new taxi service for pets so they can be driven around with or without their owners.

R50m black industrialist pet food plant opens in Gauteng

2017-08-28 17:20

A R50m black industrialist firm which manufactures premium quality foods for the global pet market will be launched in Gauteng this week.

Animals used in therapy

2017-04-27 10:00

What if you could have therapy that included a dog? Well, it turns out you can and it’s called animal-assisted therapy.

How Ella's big surprise birthday bash will go down

2017-03-15 12:31

Two very excited 6-year-olds are hosting a big birthday bash today... and it's a surprise.

Sausage dog saved by mysteriously-triggered house alarm

2016-12-29 07:55

A triggered alarm has saved a sausage’s dog life after an armed response officer found the dog struggling in a swimming pool in Cape Town.

Guy Fawkes night: How to protect your fur kids

2016-11-02 14:42

While Guy Fawkes can be extremely fun for us, fireworks displays can be frightening and sometimes traumatic for our pets

SPCA urges KZN pet owners to claim runaway pets after weekend fireworks

2016-10-31 19:07

The Kloof and Highway SPCA in KwaZulu-Natal is appealing to pet owners, whose animals have gone missing after the weekend fireworks, to come forward and identify them.

Louisiana's four-legged flood victims await reunions

2016-08-27 11:53

Floodwaters have forced many south Louisiana homeowners to leave their beloved pets behind as they boarded rescue boats or waded out of chest-deep waters. Now they have a shot at being reunited with owners desperate to get them back.

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