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March 15, 2020

BOSTON TERRIER

The bouncy Boston was bred from the English bulldog and the English terrier for ratting and as a companion. The breed requires 20-30 minutes of exercise […]
March 15, 2020

COCKER SPANIEL

The lively Cocker Spaniel was bred as a gun dog, for hunting usually near water which is why the breed loves so many water activities. This […]
March 15, 2020

The wonderful AFRICANIS

The Africanis breed is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. They are observant, friendly, lively, territorial and need daily family contact as well […]
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 […]
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

OBJECT STEALING

Usually seen in high-energy dogs and very social dogs/breeds. Boredom, attention-seeking, loneliness and excess energy are mostly to blame. Helping your dog to break the habit […]
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 […]