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COVID-19 fuels pet obesity

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on all of us including our pets, with recent research* undertaken in the US …

The Cape’s most venomous snakes, and what to do when you see one

Vibrant Black and Yellow Puff Adder   The Western Cape is no stranger to scaly creatures. Some of the most …

This company was voted the best pet insurance brand in SA

Each year, The Star holds their annual Reader’s Choice Awards – a competition that empowers South African consumers to vote …

Parvovirus cases continue to rise in Cape Town

Positive Parvo cases have been climbing rapidly at the TEARS Animal Rescue in Sunnydale, Cape Town. More and more positive …

Bike ride helps support TEARS animal rescue shelter

The Deep South Lions Club hosted a charity bike ride on Sunday in an effort to source donations for TEARS. …

Here’s how many pets you may have without breaking the law

Lockdown has shifted many buyers’ preferences, with many seeking more space and moving to homes further removed from city centres …

Doggy diets: Working from home means pets are being fed more

Brad Mitchell said it was easier to notice during lockdown when Chrissy didn’t have food so she was fed more. …

Dog starves due to Covid-19

Yoliswa Makalima, a resident from the Khayelitsha community, visited the Mdzananda Animal Clinic to hand her dog over. Her dog, …

Call for vets to be included in Phase 2 of Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Cape Town – South Africa’s vets want to be included in the government’s national vaccine rollout plan citing professional safety …