First study on human-grade dog food

The first study on human-grade dog food says whole, fresh food is highly digestible Pet owners are increasingly treating their “fur-babies” like members of the family (WHICH THEY SHOULD). This means more people are feeding their dogs meals and diets that have been developed that more closely resemble human food, incorporating human-grade meat, vegetables, and…

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Celebrate Women’s Day

Womens Day with your dog

In this fun article, we take a look at 5 ways you can celebrate Women’s Day with your dog 🐶 National Women’s Day in South Africa is a special occasion to honour the strength, resilience, and achievements of women. And what better way to celebrate than including your furry friend in the festivities? 🎉❤️ Here…

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Pug Rescue SA

Pug Rescue SA rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes Pugs in South Africa. Pug Rescue SA also offers welfare assistance where and when needed to Pugs and non pugs. Pug Rescue SA is proudly sponsored by Dogs Haven and is also the home of Pickle the Dwarf Pug. Pug Rescue SA also offers sanctuary to Pugs who…

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Lowering our dog’s cancer risk

Lowering your dogs cancer risk

Did you know that what you feed your dog can have an effect on lowering your dog’s cancer risk! Here’s why it is so important to add fresh “human food” to your pet’s kibble! Today, ninety-six percent of pet owners around the globe are feeding dry commercial pet foods. Of those 96%, there is a…

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Women’s Day

In celebration of Women’s Day, we wanted to honour all the incredible ladies wearing that hat of being phenomenal dog moms with this epic song! We hope all you amazing gals have an incredible day, month and year! If you ask us, every day should be Women’s day! Let us know if your four-legged buddy…

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Johannesburg’s Dog Parks


Check out this list of some of Johannesburg’s dog parks! Do you have a favourite that did not make it on our list? We have created a guide on our Instagram that lists 5 of Joburg’s top dog parks, all you have to do is click here! We have not personally tried all of these…

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Pet Fire Safety Day

Pet Fire Safety Day is a great opportunity to ensure that your home is safe for yourself and your furry friends! What is Pet Fire Safety Day? The combined efforts of the Kennel Club and ADT Security Services led to the first Pet Fire Safety Day being held in the late 2000s. Since then, it’s…

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How To Better Understand Your Dog

In this awesome video, we look at how to better understand your dog through their body language! Things like tail or ear movements can indicate your dog’s needs. This video can help you to better communicate with your dog. How to Understand Your Dog Better: Communication Clues Just like humans, dogs do get into moods…

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Spoil a shelter doggie with a Christmas Gift for a Dogtown Dog! We know it’s been a difficult year so Dogtown has tried to cater for all budgets. Christmas at Dogtown is very important, and every year the team do their best to make the day as special as possible for all their Dogs without…

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