Health And Food

Help my dog's a food thief! What to do when your dinner isn’t safe


Pup parents often love to share everything about their lives with their furry friend but sometimes we want to keep our dinner all to ourselves (especially when said dinner could contain ingredients that are harmful to your dog!). So what's a dog owner to do when their dog insists on stealing food off their plate, kitchen counter tops, or even the braai grill? 


Weird Things Your Dog Eats: The good, the bad, and the healthy!


Being the a proud pet parent to a fuzzy pooch can be a joy but that doesn’t mean that it’s all sunshine and daisies. If you have a dog then you no doubt have witnessed your pup licking or eating something super weird, and you probably still don’t know why they do it! From their own poop to vomit, grass, and so much more, we take a look at the weird things your dog eats and whether or not they’re healthy or should be avoided.


Is your dog overweight?


We all love to spoil our dogs with treats and generous helpings of food but it’s easy to get carried away. Dogs put on excess weight very easily, especially if they spend most of their day lazing about at home in their doggy bed. So, how do you know if your dog is overweight? We’ve put together this handy guide on how to manage to your dog’s weight and help them shed a few extra kilos when necessary.


Holiday Foods That Are Safe To Share With Your Pup


The festive season is just around the corner and that means loads and loads of celebratory meals. And, because we love our dogs to bits it’s only natural that you would want your dog to share in the festivities with a special treat from the table. But be warned, not everything on your Christmas table is safe for your dog.


5 Healthy Things To Sneak Into Your Dog’s Food


Dogs the world over are being fed healthier diets as pet owners become more and more concerned about what’s going into their dogs’ bowls at meal times. Whether you’re feeding your pooch premium dog food or are cooking up homemade pet grub there are plenty of healthy things you can slip into pet food to boost your dog’s health.


5 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet!

Woman and dog look into sky

We all know that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but did you know that owning a pet is just as beneficial to your health? Owning a furball can result in physical, mental and emotional health benefits for for all ages - which proves that dogs and cats aren’t just a cute face!


Fit Food for Your Pet - the best dog foods for your pooch


As more and more people start focusing on healthy and organic eating we thought we would give you the tips and info you need to put your dog on a healthy path as well.


Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for People with Allergies


Don’t let allergies put you off getting a pet pooch, instead do some research on hypoallergenic dog breeds that probably won’t irritate your allergies. There are loads of dog breeds out there and not all of them will cause their owners to sneeze all day long.


5 Healthy Dog Treat Recipes Your Pup Will Love!


Finding the perfect treats for your dog can be a nightmare. You never know what’s in them and so you can’t be sure that what you’re giving your dog is great for his tummy or his health. So, we’ve gone on the hunt for some fabulous dog treat recipes that you can make at home - they’re healthy and delicious and your dog is bound to love them.


How to Get Fit WIth Fido in 2015!


It’s a new year and we’re sure you have a New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy this year. But, while you’re focusing on your own health why not spare a thought for you pup as well? Many pet owners are unaware that their dogs are overweight and it’s important to realise that, just like you your pooch needs exercise and a healthy diet to stay in tip top shape.


Choose the Right Dog Treats


We all love to treat our pups to a little treat every now and then. I mean, how else would we let them know that we love them more than anything? Plus, when they do something really clever or sit, stay and fetch exactly when we tell them to they should always be rewarded with something delicious.