Game Rangers’ Association of Africa: dog food drive for the K9 unit in Kruger National Park

The Africa Geographic's Janine Avery is co-ordinating a dog food drive for the K9 unit in Kruger National Park. There are about 52 dogs working in the Park and form an integral part in the tracking of poachers and the detection of contraband at entrance and exit points.

Travelling by air with your pet

Technological advances have really made air travel easy – from online ticket purchasing to online check-ins, a quick, spontaneous holiday has never been easier. In fact, the most time consuming part of a trip may be finding a pet sitter that you trust and that your pets are...

Navigating a pet food label

With pet ownership on the rise, and more and more of those pets being considered part of the family, it makes sense that the pet food industry continues to grow ahead of GDP and that human food trends are now also making their way into the pet world. The combined result is that...

The need for added vitamins and flavour in pet food

It’s true that commercially prepared pet foods are fortified with vitamins and minerals, but this is not due to “harsh” manufacturing processes destroying nutrients, as is sometimes incorrectly believed. Their inclusion aids in increasing the nutritional content of the product,...