Lifestyle

The Dog-Friendly Guide to Road Trips

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All dog owners know that bringing your pets along for the holiday is part of the fun of travel. But, of course, travelling with a pet in the car can sometimes be quite stressful but with these handy tips, it doesn't have to be! Whether you’re headed away for a weekend at the beach, a camping trip, or week-long stay at a cabin in the mountains, taking your dog on your trip should be a wonderful treat, not a chore! 

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

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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? 

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5 Chew-toys your dog will love!

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Investing in a few good chew toys to distract and entertain your pup can save your shoes and your furniture!


If you’re tired of your dog chewing your most beloved shoes, or worse, your furniture, then it’s probably time to introduce some fun distractions in the form of chew toys.

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5 Must-have apps for dog lovers

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These smartphone apps are a must-have for tech-savvy dog owners.


There’s no doubt that apps have the power to change your life. Whether you want to get more organised, track your fitness goals, or even chat to your friends and family on-the-go, there are loads of apps out there to make life just a little bit easier.

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What’s in a Name? 10 Great Dog Names for Foodies

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Love food? These names will show your love for both your pup and your favourite foods.


There are loads of great dog names to choose from - there are your classic doggie names like Spot, Socks, and Cuddles - but if you’re an avid foodie you might want to give your pup a namesake that reflects your love of food.

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Everything you need when getting a new puppy

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Bringing home a new puppy is a thrilling experience, but if you don't have everything in place when your pup arrives, the experience can turn from a happy occasion to a stressful one.

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10 Tips for having a dog when you live in a flat

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So you want to adopt a dog but you live in an apartment or flat with no access to a yard? Not ideal! But, fear not, because having limited space doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t have a dog. In fact, living in a flat with a dog can encourage you to get creative and spend more quality time with your pet pooch. Here are
10 tips for having a dog when you live in a flat.

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Top 5 apps every pet owner needs

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While your phone might be full of apps designed to make your life easier, have you ever thought about downloading a few just for your pup? Believe it or not, there are loads of super useful apps out there designed just for dog owners who need a little helping hand. Here are our top 5 must-download apps for pet owners - they are all designed to make your daily tasks as a pet owner so much easier!

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4 Super Comfy Dog Beds to Lust-After this Spring

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If there's one thing you should splurge on this spring it's a super comfy bed for your pup. Every dog deserves a good night's rest and a soft, cuddly place to curl up and relax, so we put together a list of lust-after doggy beds to spoil your pooch with this spring. If your dog’s bed is looking a little worn out, then now is a great time to replace it. 

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5 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet!

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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!

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Do You Need Pet Insurance?

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Being a mom to a gorgeous fluffy pup is the best thing ever! But just like everyone else you love, your pet can and will probably get sick from time to time and unless you have money to burn taking out medical insurance for your pet is a must!

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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Joburg, Durban and Cape Town!

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Let's face it; nothing compares to your relationship with your pet pooch. Sadly, as much as we would love to take our dogs everywhere with us there are some places where dogs just aren't welcome. One of our pet peeves when it comes to taking our pups out on the town with us finding places to eat that are dog-friendly. Restaurants are generally not particularly welcoming to dogs but there are a few places where your dog can join you for lunch with the ladies, a quiet tea time break or much needed drink after work. Here is our list of dog-friendly restaurants in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban!

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