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3 Common Allergies and Ways to Relieve Symptoms

3 Common Allergies and Ways to Relieve Symptoms By Mary-Jane Gallagher Allergies are a result of the immune system response to foreign particles or substances that the body deems harmful, even if they’re not. Just like people, a dog’s immune system can react in the same way, resulting in an allergic response. Taking good care of your dog means […]

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Keeping Your Vulnerable Pooch Safe at Your Next Party

Keeping Your Vulnerable Pooch Safe at Your Next Party By Mary-Jane Gallagher Cats and dogs are able to hear a wider range of sounds, according to the South African National Council of SPCAs, so you have adopted  a pooch that is old, has heart disease, or any other condition that may make it more vulnerable, take precautions when […]

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Rozzie’s Plea – please give me a chance

Hello wonderful people ! My name is Rozzie but these humans here call me Rozzie-Rooooo all the time A terrible thing happened to me when I was much younger, my family died and there was nobody else who could take care of me For a long time I was very sad and I sometimes still […]

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Adoptions in March 2019

March Adoptions – 6 of our babies joined their forever families this month! Ah little Summer! This little guy was picked up by one of our caregivers one morning, on his way to work. The tiny kitten was only a few weeks old and he was placed in foster care so that he could get […]

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Shelter Life

Wow so they say any publicity is good publicity. I think every pro life shelter in South Africa will vehemently disagree after the social media frenzy, followed by the Carte Blanche insert about a no kill shelter that was investigated by the SPCA after calls of neglect recently. There are many incredible shelters out there […]

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Adoptions in February 2019

February was a quiet month for adoptions but our little Marci got to join her forever family We hope to have many more adoptions in March. Lovely little Marci has been adopted by the most amazing family. She now has a very sweet sister called Paige (now Penelope) who was also adopted from Dogtown last […]

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I’m getting back to my roots!

I’m getting back to my roots! And no I don’t mean my grey roots but I was seriously thinking about that. But that’s another story for another day. Towards the end of last year 2 of our caregivers decided to leave our shores and move overseas. It seems to be an epidemic in our country […]

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Newbies of Dogtown – January 2019

We would like to formally welcome these friendly faces to the Dogtown family! These beautiful furkids have all made their way to Dogtown for their 2nd Chance at being loved and understood. Please consider sponsoring these newbies for only R600, this is their Beginners sponsorship which will help us to make sure they arrive with […]

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Adoptions in January 2019

Here are the babies who joined their forever families in January, what an amazing start to the year!   Good things come to those who wait! Ms Moxxi has been waiting for her forever family to come and swoop her up since May 2018. Well it was worth the wait because she has really landed […]

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Looking back on our newbies of 2018

What a year 2018 was for us in terms of newbies. We welcomed not one, not two but 110 new furkids to the Dogtown family in 2018! Yes, 110!!! Our intakes came from all over the country, some rescued as strays, sadly some returns, some who we took in from other rescue centres and some […]

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