Welfare

Bad Excuses for Giving Pets Away!

Animal welfare organisations have heard it all, no jokes! Surrendering animals is an all-year-round thing, but especially the first few …

Doubling pet sterilisations to control skyrocketing population in townships

Community members bringing pets for sterilisation | Dr Brian Bergman from Mdzananda Animal Clinic sterilising The Mdzananda Animal Clinic in …

South African Veterinary (SAVA) Statement on the Welfare of Livestock Transported by Sea

South Africa, Johannesburg, 06 August 2020: The South African Veterinary Association (SAVA) is a voluntary organisation representing veterinarians in South …

Animal Rights: Victory For Activists As China Reclassifies Dogs As Pets In New Guidelines

Lead image courtesy of World Dog Alliance. China’s agricultural ministry has just removed dogs from the national list of livestock, …

Level 4 lockdown: Can you adopt an animal yet?

Potential adopters are being turned away from animal organisations who are unsure whether they can adopt animals or not. Until …

Pet hotel takes in homeless people’s dogs

As the province and the world battles the coronavirus outbreak, homeless people are being left with even less to keep …

Number of pets being dumped rises during Covid-19 pandemic

It is advised that in the event you become ill and are unable to take care of your pet, have …

Doggie Dementia

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CCD) is a heart-breaking condition where a dog’s brain undergoes the process of ageing which may bring …

The Cruel Reality Of The Greyhound Racing Industry

Greyhound Racing looks fairly harmless on the surface. But when you delve deeper in to the reality of it, there is …