On Sunday Nov 8, the television programme Carte Blanche aired a ‘documentary’ based on a controversial study. Cats of South Africa, an animal rights organisation, protested to Carte Blanche that airing the programme would lead to heightened cruelty to animals. But Carte Blanche still went ahead.
Press Release: MTN and Ethekwini ‘arrangement’ shown to be fictitious
The World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF SA) and South African National Parks (SANParks) to team up in launching a special campaign that celebrates and calls for the support of our country’s world-class national parks.
Socialisation is the training technique of introducing and familiarising a dog to new experiences, including people, places, objects, and other animals in ways that help the dog learn how to respond to and interact with these experiences appropriately and without fear.
Do your dogs run away when they see you with the nail clippers? Do they fidget, get nervous, or even try to bite when you or the vet attempt to clip their nails? Don’t give up – it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to get your dogs to accept and even like having their nails clipped, using a technique called desensitisation.
Pretoria-based Etion Create has just been selected as one of the preferred suppliers in the Sofia offshore wind farm project in the United Kingdom, one of the largest in the world.
A new online publication, the SAFREA Chronicle, was recently launched by the Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA). The intention of this publication is to showcase the work of freelance media professionals while adding a new platform for voices in the media space.
As pet owners, many of us have learned to recognise the signs of an ear infection – scratching, head shaking, and whining are usually the first symptoms of the problem. Ear infections are fairly common in dogs, especially those with floppy ears.
Dr Karin Wilson, a knowledgeable vet from Teva Clinic in Somerset West, has kindly provided some valuable insights into the diagnosis, symptoms, potential causes, and treatment of this condition.