Exercise

How to save money on vet’s bills


We all want to save money on vet’s bills and there are some simple things you can do that will certainly cut costs in the long-term. Here are our top 10 money savers: Do your research So your children want a dog and you want a cat and before you know it, your house is […]



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Walk for fun, not out of fear


Walking your dog should be fun, not frightening for you and your dog. And the more pleasurable it is, the more likely you are to get into a daily habit, which is essential for your dog’s health. Why should I walk my dog? Like humans, dogs need encouragement to exercise. When they’re puppies they’re playful […]



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Walking your dog comfortably and happily


Walking your dog should be a pleasurable and health-giving activity enjoyed by you and your dog. Unfortunately, for many dog owners, a walk is often an out-of-control disaster zone. To help you control the chaos of leashed walks, consider the following: Leashes Fixed-length leash: A standard, fixed-length leash is an absolute must because it’s the […]



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Walk off your dog’s weight


Walk is no longer just a pleasure word for dogs. For many, it’s become a life-saver. With more than 50% of South African pets overweight or obese, regular exercise has never been more important. Walking is one of the best ways to shed weight. Just as important as getting out there and walking is how […]



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What you should know about overweight pets


Fact: half of South Africa’s pets are overweight or obese. Fact: 9 out of 10 pet owners believe their pets are a normal weight. October is Pet Obesity Month and because this is such a huge problem for South Africa’s pets, we’re highlighting ways you can help yours to slim down. Firstly, it’s important to […]



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Feed less, exercise more


Obesity is the biggest health problem facing South Africa’s pets. Yip, we’re overfeeding our pets and exercising them too little and the consequences are frightening: overweight pets have shorter lives and are at higher risk of diseases like arthritis, diabetes, urinary conditions, skin conditions, heart disease and cancer. Fat pets are less happy. But obesity is both […]



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