Archive for June, 2012


Dogs in Europe

Mervyn and I are away at the moment  on a family holiday in Europe. Of course, I keep my eyes peeled for dogs where ever we go.  We started off in Istanbul. There, we only saw a few pet dogs, a GSD , a Lab and one or two small breeds. All beautifully behaved and […]

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City Petfinder

The City of Cape Town offers a Petfinder service. If you have lost your pet, you can search through a single database of all the animals in the care of the City’s 21 *Registered Animal Organisations (RAOs). Because CityPetFinder has been created in partnership with these RAOs, it has a broader database than any of these organisations […]

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Further Courses

Once you have completed  all of our puppy programmes or the Beginner’s obedience Course, you need to sign to sign up for our next batch of courses. Please note the following course starting dates:   Intermediate Obedience 21 July Advanced Obedience 21 July Trix Course 28 July Total Recall 21 July (course now full – […]

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Petfriendly Living Magazine – launching soon!!

Exciting new quarterly travel & lifestyle Magazine for people with pets! Launching 30 June 2012!   petfriendly living MAGAZINE is a quarterly travel and lifestyle magazine for animal lovers who consider their pets to be family members who are included, not only in holiday plans, but also in everyday activities and on outings.  We at […]

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It’s a Dog’s Life

Startlingly, in a country having kittens over its plummeting birth-rate, there are now twice as many pets in Japan as there are children. While the average age of Japan’s population has been steadily climbing and birth rates falling rapidly, Japan has become a pet superpower. As the number of dogs has increased, so too has […]

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Meet “our” Guide Dog

Exciting News! We have sponsored a Guide Dog from the SA Guide Dog Association. As soon as we hear more about our special dog, we will let you know. This is the 3rd guide dog sponsored by the club  Visit www.guidedog.org.za to find out more about Guide Dogs. 

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Woman loses arm in dog attack

INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS A woman lost her arm when she was mauled by a boerboel dog in Uitenhage on Thursday, Eastern Cape police said. Lt-Col Priscilla Naidu said the woman was attacked while walking in Vanes Estate at about 8am. “It is believed the boerboel ran out into the street and attacked the woman,” she said. […]

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Good Citizen Gold Evaluation

This Saturday at 3pm, Marianne Ott will be evaluating out first group of Good Citizen Gold handlers (and their dogs!). Bring a camp chair and come and watch the action. The evaluations will take place at the club gounds, under the big tree where the trainers park.   Maybe you would like to give Good Citizen a try. The next Bronze […]

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Dog Whisperer visits Singapore

Eager fans waited at the venue two hours before the event began. They weren’t even deterred by a sudden downpour this morning. But it wasn’t a famous singer or actor they were looking out for. The celebrity they wanted to catch sight of was Cesar Millan, the star of National Geographic Channel’s popular “Dog Whisperer” […]

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