Category: Advice

12 reasons to adopt an adult cat

There are thousands of fantastic adult cats around the country that will be as loving, as fun, and as adorable as any kitten. Don’t get us wrong, we love kittens...

Puppy Mill Awareness

  Today marks the start of Puppy Mill Action Week. While we advocate and recommend adopting from reputable animal welfares, we do understand that there will always be people who...

Kittens and kids

  ‘I want a kitten to grow up with my child/ren’. We often hear this and fully understand why this seems like a good idea. Besides, kittens are small, fluffy,...

10 Reasons to adopt more than one kitten

  Kittens love other kittens. A bold statement but we’ve found it to be true. Cats are family animals – they need the company of those in their family unit...

Don’t catch wild snakes!

On Saturday, we were greeted with a bit of a surprise. Our clinic volunteers were approached by some Fisantekraal residents who wanted to sell these three snakes which they had...

Myths about male dogs

People are hesitant to adopt male dogs due to several myths. Let’s bust them for you! Myth: Male dogs are aggressive and fight with other animals. How aggressive or calm,...

Housetraining new dogs

One thing most people are worried about is housetraining! It’s nothing to panic about and is actually usually easier in adult dogs than pups. Adults are more focused, better at...

Adopt a low-energy dog

Not into exercise or have limited mobility? That shouldn’t stop you from adopting! Owning a dog does not necessarily mean you need to be fit or get out and about, and...

How to help your new dog settle in

“I don’t know that I’m adopted” Put yourself in your new pet’s paws: they don’t yet know that they’re ‘adopted’ or that this is their ‘forever home’. Try to understand...

10 great reasons to adopt an adult dog.

Getting adult dogs adopted is a challenge. People are afraid that they won’t fit into their home or family, get on with existing pets, or behave as they want them...

Pet obesity

Pet obesity is one of the biggest health issues facing pets today. An overweight or obese pet is at risk of a host of health problems. Of course, an underweight,...

Rabies

A very important subject! Please note, we cannot assist with vaccinating outside our area as we are a very small organisation with limited funds. We apologise that we cannot assist...