GDV a very serious, life-threatening condition in dogs, says Royal Canin®

Gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) is also referred to as gastric torsion or bloat and results in many emergency visits to veterinarians.

Top tips for adopting a rescue

With animal shelters bursting at the seams with unwanted pets, the choice to adopt is an admirable one and one that will not support the highly unethical practice of backyard breeding as is often the case when buying from pet shops. This does not however negate the responsibility...

Pet ownership – what’s in it for me?

The health benefits of owning a pet are not only proven they are many, including emotional, physical and mental benefits.   Here are the Pet Food Industry Association of Southern Africa (PFI)’s top 8 reasons to get to your nearest shelter and consider adopting a new pet:...

Is my pet showing signs of an allergy?

Like us, pets are unfortunately not exempt from suffering from allergies. And since they’re not able to talk to us and tell us what they’re experiencing, it’s not always easy to spot the tell tail signs. Although no self-diagnosis should ever substitute the professional opinion...