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Five reasons to adopt an adult dog

Although there are many, we give you five reasons to adopt an adult dog. Whether you are looking at getting your first furry companion, or are a well-experienced dog owner, deciding to bring a new ‘man’s best friend’ into your life is always a big decision. Majority...

Is your dog really purebred?

We’ve all heard purebred pet horror stories and some can even cause a bit of a chuckle like the miniature domesticated piglet that grows up to be a massive pig in a small flatlet. But is it possible that your pet pooch is also not as purebred as you thought? A real...

Why does my dog eat grass?

Ever heard of the old expression of the grazing dog? Well, neither have we, but as every pooch parent can attest to; we’ve seen it. This is strange, yet normal behaviour for any four legged friend. But it usually leaves us worried and with a lot of questions. Are they...

Why a dry nose doesn’t always mean that your dog is sick

Pooch parents everywhere have an extreme obsession with their pet’s noses. They worry when they seem too wet, too dry, too hot, too cold… But the BIGGEST fear that has been branded into the brain of every dog owner is a dry nose. So let us tell you why you don’t need...

Are bones really safe for your dogs?

Ever heard of the expression; “give a dog a bone”? Well, is that idiom actually sound advice? This is a matter of great debate between dog experts, although they can agree on one thing; that you should NEVER give your pet cooked bones.  The debate regarding raw bones...

The shocking dog food deception

What we are about to tell you is not conspiracy theories or based on rumours and suspicion. These are all facts that have been uncovered in scientific journals and through various investigative journalistic exposés. The truth is never easy to hear and the biggest and...

Do you look like your dog?

Whether you find it flattering or insulting, every dog owner is familiar with the old saying that pooch parents start looking like their four-legged children. You might not agree, but science certainly does. Yes, studies have actually proven that it is indeed true!...

How to Stop Your Pets from Ruining Your Furniture

We love them, can’t live without them, but they sure can do a number on your furniture. From stains on carpets to ripped upholstery is a common sight in any pet lovers home. But there are certain solutions: Keep out of reach What do they say? “The most obvious...

How to Choose the Right Pet for Your Family

A dog is not just a pet; it’s another family member. The benefits of a pet far exceeds being merely a companion; they have been proven to be a source of stimulation (especially in remedial circumstances) and serves as a great source of education for children in terms...

Most Common Dog Illnesses Caused by Malnutrition

A pet suffering from poor nutrition is a big problem posing real health issues. Malnutrition can lead to serious disorders and diseases, and can cause permanent damage. There are a few tell-tale signs that your dog is not receiving all the necessary nutrients it...

Is Your Dog Getting Enough Nutrition? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

There is nothing worse than having a best friend that’s feeling a bit under the weather – especially when they are your four-legged housemate. Sadly, many times this is due to malnutrition. Many dog food brands are well aware that they are not up to scratch (pun...