Dog Flu Outbreak in the USA – What All Dog Owners Need To Know

Dog Flu Outbreak in the USA – What All Dog Owners Need To Know

Dog Flu  … Bird flu, swine flu, MRSA, the Zombie apocalypse… in this internet age, we are constantly bombarded with warnings of the biological downfall of civilization. But if you’re like me, I never take the panic to heart, however real the threat may or may not be. (If I catch the flu, it’s nothing…
Heatwave Tips for your Husky

Heatwave Tips for your Husky

Firstly, and most importantly, do NOT shave your Husky’s fur. Husky fur keeps them cool in summer and warm in winter. Shaving your Husky’s fur can be a health risk as they can get sunburnt etc Use the following tips to keep your dog cool while they are in the heat:
All You Need to Know About Pets Improving Your Health

All You Need to Know About Pets Improving Your Health

Having a pet is more than just having someone to come home to. This is another member of your family, who will love you unconditionally. It doesn’t really matter what type of animal you keep as a pet, you have someone who relies on you and just wants the best bond with you.
The Ultimate Guide to How Pets Improve Our Health

The Ultimate Guide to How Pets Improve Our Health

Did you know that it is true that when you spend a lot of time with your pet your mood and general health status is impacted positively? There are therapeutic procedures that are best done through the assistance of animals (pets).  Pets do not care who you are, what profession you are and your weight,…
Siberian Huskies in South African Summer

Siberian Huskies in South African Summer

Siberian Husky coats insulate them from heat as well as cold to a certain degree. But they can overheat, like humans, and they will need to have access to a cool area like an air conditioned room to cool off as needed. They will need a good supply of cold fresh water and deep shade…
Canine hydrotherapy

Canine hydrotherapy

From time immemorial, humankind has looked to water for survival, health and healing. Going back as far as the fifth century, Hippocrates prescribed baths in fresh spring water to cure a plethora of illnesses. The Romans and Egyptians are also well known to have used a combination of hot and cold water, in often ornate…

Spaying and Neutering

SPAYING YOUR BITCH PUPPY As with neutering a male dog, there are also many advantages to spaying a bitch.  The procedure is done under general anaesthetic by your veterinarian from about six months of age. Spayed bitches and neutered dogs make the best family pets. By Louise Thompson Accredited animal behaviour Consultant Unless you have a…
Husky Health

Husky Health

Spaying/Neutering your puppy is important especially if you are not going to breed with them. We really don’t encourage breeding of huskies as there are already so many without homes. Most rescue dogs will already have been spayed or neutered when they reach their new home. Spaying a bitch reduces their chances of developing cancer…