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SA Sees Growing Trend Of Robbers Poisoning Pets Before Striking

SA Sees Growing Trend Of Robbers Poisoning Pets Before Striking

More and more animals are being poisoned with illegally obtained poisons in South Africa, says the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA). The NSPCA says poisoning is arguably the most cruel and inhumane way to kill an animal. Aldicarb (also known as two-step or Temik) is the most common poison used […]

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POSTED BY Dom IN Featured, Health ON February 7, 2019


5 Essential Commands Worth Teaching Your Dog

5 Essential Commands Worth Teaching Your Dog

Just because your beloved dog is balanced, happy and healthy doesn’t mean he or she is obedient. Luckily, with a few basic tricks, you can manage certain unfavourable behaviours that you’re experiencing or that can creep in later. You could go to classes, or try these yourself and build a stronger connection with your pup. […]

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POSTED BY Dom IN Behaviour, Featured ON February 6, 2019


South Africa’s 5 Most Expensive Puppy Breeds

South Africa’s 5 Most Expensive Puppy Breeds

The love and devotion of man’s best friend may be beyond price, but breeding healthy pedigree puppies is most definitely a costly business. Here is a list of what could be the five most expensive puppy breeds on offer in South Africa today. French Bulldog Be prepared to spend anywhere from R20 000 to R70 000. It […]

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POSTED BY Pawsible Staff IN Featured ON January 29, 2019


You Got The Kids A Pup For Christmas. What Now?

You Got The Kids A Pup For Christmas. What Now?

Adopting a puppy can be exciting, especially in the spirit of the Christmas holidays! You are welcoming a little companion into your home, but before you enter this new chapter in your life, there are certain things you need to think about first. It’s a bit of an onslaught of things, actually; a little like […]

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POSTED BY Pawsible Staff IN Featured ON January 23, 2019


8 Reasons To Adopt An Older Dog Instead Of A Puppy

8 Reasons To Adopt An Older Dog Instead Of A Puppy

If you’re thinking about adopting a new canine fur baby in 2019, you might be daydreaming about all the ways in which puppies are just too unbearably cute. When many people think about getting a new dog, a puppy is often the first thing they think about. But, before you head on down to your local animal […]

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POSTED BY Alex Benade IN Featured ON January 16, 2019


Have A Dog? Do These 6 Things To Stay Happy & Healthy

Have A Dog? Do These 6 Things To Stay Happy & Healthy

Here are six tips for keeping your entire family — creatures and all — healthy and happy. Of course it starts with preventative care; don’t wait till your pet is sick to see the vet. Instead, stick to a regular schedule of wellness exams. Sharing your bed With dogs on the bed, and cats who sleep […]

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POSTED BY Pawsible Staff IN Featured ON January 15, 2019


5 Things To Know Before Adopting A Bully Breed

5 Things To Know Before Adopting A Bully Breed

There are a lot of really outrageous — and just plain wrong — myths about these breeds’ physical make-up. From claims that they come equipped with super powerful jaws that lock like a crocodile’s to theories that they have swelling brains that make them go crazy, it’s no wonder bully breeds have a somewhat spotty […]

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POSTED BY Pawsible Staff IN Featured ON January 11, 2019


6 Reasons Your Dog May Be Chewing Himself

6 Reasons Your Dog May Be Chewing Himself

It’s perfectly natural and normal for dogs to occasionally chew on their legs, feet, ears, and tails. This behavior is no different than when you scratch an itch — it provides relief. However, if you notice that your dog is constantly chewing himself, it may indicate a deeper problem — particularly if the chewed area […]

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4 Things Not To Do When Owning A Power Breed Dog

4 Things Not To Do When Owning A Power Breed Dog

We do want to remind all dog owners that owning a dog comes with great responsibility. We encourage power breed owners to guard against aggression. — Belinda Abrahams, Cape of Good Hope SPCA spokesperson First, don’t support backyard breeders and second, don’t accept a puppy unless you fully understand the nature of the parents. The reason […]

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POSTED BY Pawsible Staff IN Featured ON January 10, 2019