Pet Health Insurance South Africa

Pawpaw Vaccinations

Vaccinations In-text: (, 2018) Your Bibliography: (2018). Vaccinations. [online] Available at: [Accessed 1 Mar. 2018]. What you should know about vaccination? Vaccinations protect your...

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Do not let your Doggo eat Choco

Why Chocolate is Bad for Dogs | Hill's Pet In-text: (Hill's Pet Nutrition, 2018) Bibliography: Hill's Pet Nutrition. (2018). Why Chocolate is Bad for Dogs | Hill's Pet. [online] Available at:...

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Pros and Cons of Spaying and Neutering Your Pet

PROS:  Spaying and neutering your pet has become part of every basic adoption program. No shelter will allow you to take home a pet without it and the reasons for the decision have proven to be very positive. For example: Controls overpopulation of dogs...

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Keeping your cat cool through summer

As cat owners, we are aware that our cats have less need for our attention as much as our dogs do. Therefor when it comes to our little feisty furry friends, we’re more – just as they are – laid back. However, it may seem as if your cat does not need help...

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Most dogs are intolerant of too much heat, so it is crucial that you are aware of the signs of heat stress or heat stroke, and how to treat them if they come about. Knowing exactly what to do when your pooch is overheating, and immediate action can save...

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Are you overwatering your dog?

They say that generally a dog should drink between 0.6 and 1 ounces of water for every pound of body weight. However, you don’t have to waste your time calculating this for your furry friend. If your dog is healthy and its bowl is constantly filled, it will go right...

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Should you shave your dog or cat this Summer?

As a pet owner, we are always wanting what’s best for our pet, whether it be what food they’d enjoy, the type of collar or lead that would look good on them, the most comfy bed or even just a simple good ol’ toy. However, when it comes to drastic...

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The 10 Best Ways to Get Rid of & Prevent Ticks on Dogs

Spot-on Treatments Using an over the counter spot-on medication that you purchase from your veterinarian, pet store, or online can be a very effective method for controlling both ticks and fleas. These medications are effective at keeping parasites at bay for up to a...

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HOW CAN I HELP MY DOG WITH ALLERGIES? Bathe your furry friend often. A soothing bath will kill any fleas on your dog, help heal skin irritation, and make him/her feel more comfortable and less itchy. Also, clean animals aren't as attractive to fleas. Pick a non-grain...

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Costs Food is only one small part of the financial responsibility of having a pet. If you adopt a puppy or kitten, they will need to be spayed/neutered, and immunized to protect them from diseases. We all fear that dreaded unexpected accident...

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1. Dog Health - Make sure your dog’s vaccinations are up-to- date before you hit the trail. It’s always a good idea to have your veterinarian give your dog a check-up to ensure he/she is in good health. If your dog is not used to long treks, build...

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About Fostering

Before you foster: First think about your four legged children at home: Are their vaccinations up to date (<12 months since last vaccine for the 5-in-1 vaccine and kennel cough and <3years for rabies vaccine (in certain provinces (KZN) rabies are done yearly)....

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Need to submit a claim?

Need to submit your claim documents? 1. Download the claim form and have your veterinarian sign and complete their section. 2. Submit along with your detailed invoices. 3. All claims documents are to be submitted within 60 days from treatment...

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Featured Photo Campaign

Congratulations @justin_jt3 and @khantouchuzi 👍🏽🙌🏽🎉👏 You have each won a R500 pet voucher in our Featured Photo Campaign. Please inbox us your contact details. HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED. Keep an eye out for our next...

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Winter is all about keeping ourselves and loved ones warm. Stand a chance of winning 1 of 2 R750 pet vouchers this July with our #PawPawWinterWarm campaign. Follow the link for more info...

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Most of us have a four legged friend that loves us more than life itself. The goal is all about showing your love for your pet by sharing your best images of them. We'll be giving away 2 R500 pet vouchers to 2 lucky winners for best Cat and Dog...

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Distemper Warning

DISTEMPER OUTBREAK/ HONDESIEKTE UITBRAAK There is a severe outbreak of Distemper in Atlantis and surrounds. Distemper is caused by a virus and is very easily spread between dogs. The majority of infected dogs die from the disease. Distemper...

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SAYING FOREVER GOODBYE TO YOUR FUR KIDS “Their paw prints will forever be embedded in your heart.” ~ Dave Thorpe For an animal lover putting their companion animal to sleep (euthanasia) is one of the hardest decisions they will have to make...

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I just want to thank the entire team for always providing the best service when I make contact with you. I enjoy working with you all. You make growing my business easier and are the reason I can provide my clients with the best service. Keep it up, thank you.
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