The unfortunate consequences of removing a pet from its mother too soon

The excitement of getting a new puppy or kitten doesn’t seem to waiver even as you get older. Few are immune to the cute factor, and the younger the pet the more overwhelming the emotion felt. Even so, the Pet Food Industry Association of Southern Africa (PFI) encourages...

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...