Veterinarian Dr Clint Austin joins us along with dog behaviourist Shannon McKay. We also get the harrowing tale of a listener who was innocently walking in her area when she was approached by a vicious dog who wanted nothing more than to attack her. What should one do in these situations?

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We find out what a day in the life of an NSPCA vet is like with veterinarian Bryce Marock. Then we hear about WODAC (World of Dogs and Cats) Expo which will be taking place at Gallagher Estate from 17 to 19 July from organiser Brian Blades.

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We explore the alternatives to the use of animals in testing with the Manager of the NSPCA’s Ethics Unit – Erika Vercuiel. Then our resident reptile man Arno Naude discusses the upcoming expo which focuses on all things reptilian.

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We often consider the welfare of dogs, cats, rhinos and other wildlife, but what about fish? Manager of the National Council of SPCAs Special Projects Unit, Tshepo Sebake, discusses the welfare of fish in SA, from domestic to wild. Then Brendan Murray from Owl Rescue Centre talks about South Africa’s owls.

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Boarder Collies are one of the most loved breeds in the world. Sharon is rolling solo and is joined by a representative from Boarder Collie Rescue along with actual Border Collie Jude! They also continue their conversation regarding donkeys and horses who serve us and how we can help them. Finally, the 5th annual Penguin […]

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Guide Dog Instructor – Maxine Geddie from the SA Guide Dogs Association of SA – brings in Vuka, a one year old Golden Retriever in training to become a service dog. Veterinarian Dr Clint Austin tells us why it’s in our pets’ best interests and our own, to spay and neuter within the first year. […]

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What should we be feeding our dogs and cats? What are their evolutionary nutrition requirements? Dr Sonja Maricevic, PhD from Packleader discusses pet nutrition and what exactly goes, and should go, into our pets’ food. Then Carolyn from MSD Animal Health talks about ticks and fleas and a new product launched on the market that […]

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The Kitty & Puppy Haven join Jono and Sharon to tell of the amazing work they do is rescuing and re-homing pets in need, of course they bring along a puppy who is looking for a home. Then Head of the NSPCA Wild Animals Unit – Ainslee Hay, discusses the intricacies of keeping wild animals […]

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World Veterinary Day is coming up soon, veterinarian and technical adviser in animal health – Clint Austin, tells us what this day represents. Then dog fighting and dog theft for dog fighting is on the increase in SA, Wendy Wilson from The National Council of SPCAs tells us what we can do to combat this.

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Primate Rescue is an organisation that takes in abused and abandoned primates, many of whom were adopted by well meaning families who didn’t realise how much work keeping a monkey as a pet really is.

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