Amanda Van Der Walt

March 7, 2020

Fearfulness…

It’s to be expected for dogs to be reactive to situations or environments that are uncommon to them. This is one of the things we’ve bred […]
March 7, 2020

English Bulldog

Once used in the horrific practice of bear-baiting but now much loved, the English bulldog is a sweet, dependable, often stubborn breed. It’s laid back energy […]
March 7, 2020

Why having pets sterilised is so important…

Article by Dr Sheilagh Hahn in the journal for SABCAP (SA Board for Companion Animal Professionals). A cat that has had 4 kittens (which is a […]
March 7, 2020

Boerboel

This breed is intelligent, observant, loyal, courageous, protective and energetic. The Boerboel was bred to guard the homestead and family within and to tackle large animals […]
March 7, 2020

Gluten-free dog biscuits Recipe

As people are opting for fewer refined grain product, a lot are switching their dogs to a gluten-free diet too. Here’s a yummy recipe for your […]
March 7, 2020

Bull Terrier

The brave and bouncy Bully was originally bred in Europe for human “entertainment” by way of dog-fighting and bull-baiting as well as for vermin control. By […]
March 7, 2020

Understanding pack structure

Wild dogs long ago adopted a hierarchical order that establishes which members get first option on food, the best resting spots and the healthiest mates. So […]
March 7, 2020

Basset hound

The Basset was bred for pack hunting because of its good sense of smell. At home, the breed needs a fairly firm and patient owner. Training […]
March 7, 2020

Developmental stages in dogs

Eyes open: 10 – 14 days (gentle introduction to handling)                  The first set of teeth, start walking: 2-3 weeks (supply appropriate rubber chews, safety) Ears […]