Archive for May, 2012


WP Bull Terrier Club Champ Show 13 October

                      Chairman:                Juan Slabbert          Tel       083 657 4989                      Vice Chairman:        Keith Louw               Tel       082 854 7779                      Secretary:                Trudie Malan            Tel       082 465 2306   Fax :  086 670 6966   /   email:  marnitas@iafrica.com    /   www.wpbtc.co.za    31st  Championship Show Schedule   DATE                                                       13 October 2012 Sponsor                                                 DogSense Venue                                                     Jagtershof Sport Complex, Kuilsriver Time                                                       After […]

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Flashing Collars

The Flashing Dog Collar is excellent for seeing your dog in the dark. It is reflective and fluorescent, fully adjustable, soft yet strong with a metal D-ring for lead and extra strong plastic clip.  Lined in strong non-rub webbing. Non-toxic, replaceable watch batteries (included) last around 40 hours.   on/off button, 2 different settings (flashing and constant), […]

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Sheep Herding Anyone?

  Do you have a bored Border Collie or other herding breed? (Corgi, Rotti, GSD, Belgian Shepherd, Cattle Dog, Old English Sheepdog, Beardy or Aussie)    Why not try your hand at training your herding dog to work on sheep?   Situated just a mere half hour from Tableview/Plattekloof and 15 minutes from Melkbos in the […]

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Dog Bite Prevention

Any dog can bite! Click here for a free PDF download of  advice to prevent dog bites from the American Veterinary Association. 

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Liver Treat Recipe

Ingredients 500g liver (beef or lamb) 3 garlic cloves water Directions: Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add liver and garlic to boiling water. Simmer for half an hour Remove liver from water and cut into small cubes Spread out on foil lined baking sheet. Bake at 150C for 2 hours. Liver […]

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No More Pulling on the Lead!

With a dog halter, where the head goes, the body follows – making walking your dog a pleasure.The halter fits onto your dog’s head with an adjustable plastic clip behind the ears. A optional safety connector attaches the halter to the collar.Price: R100 (plus R50 postage anywhere in South Africa)For an optional safety connector – […]

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Preparing your Dog for your New Baby

Expecting a new addition to the family and it won’t have 4 legs and a tail? While you prepare for the arrival of your baby, don’t forget that your dog needs to get ready for the new addition too. When should I Start? As soon as you know that you are pregnant, begin preparing your […]

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What Age Should I Start Puppy Class

You have a new puppy and you know that at some point, you are going to need to take it to training. When should you start? Do you need to wait until the puppy has had all his shots?  Maybe you won’t need training at all – seeing as you’ve had dogs before or perhaps […]

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10 Things to do Before you get your New Puppy

    Choose a simple, two syllable name for your puppy e.g. Nemo, Lexi, Chichi.    Decide what food you will feed your puppy. Discuss feeding with your puppy’s breeder and do as much research as possible about various ways of feeding a dog. (Complete processed dry dog food, mixed feeding, home cooking or raw food)   Decide […]

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What Is Your Dog Thinking?

When your dog gazes up at you adoringly, what does it see? A best friend? A pack leader? A can opener? Many dog lovers make all kinds of inferences about how their pets feel about them, but no one has captured images of actual canine thought processes — until now.   Emory University researchers have […]

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I Hear Thunder!

  Here in the Cape, thunder storms don’t occur very often which means that it might be quite a while before you discover that your dog suffers from storm phobia.  Besides being traumatic for your dog, it can also be traumatic for you as your dog may escape from your property,  do serious damage to himself or damage […]

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