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Find out about common health issues that may affect your dog and how to handle them including, a handy vaccination chart, pet emergency first aid and more.

Taking care of your dog when you’re away

Sooner or later you may have to travel and leave your dog at home. When you do, you need to make sure that your dog is taken care of and loved just as much as when you’re together.

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Dental Health

Dental conditions are common health problems in dogs. Plaque and tartar affects your dog’s teeth. By looking after your dog’s teeth, you can help him/her live a long and happy life.

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Diet and Digestion

If your dog is suffering from a minor digestive upset, you must consult your vet. Ensure you keep your dog well hydrated and, if the problem persists, consult your nearest vet.

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First Aid

Becoming a dog owner is like parenting. There are going to be accidents and illnesses along the way. Basic dog first aid is a good skill to have to keep yourself and your dog calm.

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Heart Problems

If your dog has a cardiac problem, you must consult your vet to find the best way forward. However, the proper diet can go a long way to reducing the risk of future problems.

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Joint problems

Joint problems are common among dogs, especially as they get older. Certain breeds are more prone to joint ailments, but any trauma or surgery to the joints can affect your dog.

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Microchipping

Microchipping your pet is essential. Should anything happen and your dog gets lost, a microchip could help you to track down your beloved pet.

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Overweight Dogs

Keeping your dog at an ideal weight is vital for a happy, long and healthy life.

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Pet-friendly Holidays

If your dog is part of the family, we are sure you’d like them to join in the fun of a family holiday. SA has become more pet-friendly and there are plenty of places to take your pet.

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Pregnancy

Welcoming new puppies into the world can be exciting for everyone, as long as you’re prepared for what’s going to happen.

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Skin and Coat Problems

Minor skin and coat problems can often be addressed by diet, but if your dog’s problems are severe or if there is no improvement, please speak to your vet.

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Urinary Problems

If your dog has been diagnosed with urinary tract problems by your veterinarian, these are the steps you should follow.

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Vaccinations

You need to make sure that your canine companion has been vaccinated and that you get a vaccination card/record from your vet, dog breeder or animal shelter.

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Canine Cancer

About one in four dogs will suffer from cancer in their lifetimes. The sooner cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.

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Canine Stress

It’s important to note that different dogs get stressed over different things. Watch your dog and learn what triggers anxiety and how to avoid the root cause or help to calm him/her down.

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Dogs get heat stroke too

Dogs get heat stroke too

South Africa can get really hot and your dog is just as susceptible to heat stroke as you are. Summer time tips Always make sure your dog has somewhere cool to lie down and plenty of water available. Try to keep walk times to the early morning or late afternoon. Never ever leave your dog

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