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Meet Keisha

Good Day Ladies , Gents and furry creatures. My name is Keisha and I’m one of the caregivers here at Dogtown South Africa. My passion has been with animals since I was a small creature myself. I found it very challenging to understand and communicate with humans so my best option was to work with […]

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Meet Lee

Hi all my name is Lee As most of you may already know, I am extremely passionate about all living animals and creatures. So here is just a brief history about me before I started working at Dog Town. I was living in Durban for about 7 years and while there, my previous work was […]

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Meet Artwell

I am Artwell Chivengo, I am a father of six children.  I have been in the security Industry for 10 yrs and l had to leave that job because of the economic hardships. I started to to work at Dogtown in Nov 2014 but l would like to give my thankfulness to Wilmi and Elanza […]

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Meet Danielle

Hi my name is Danielle. I studied for 2 years nature conservation and hospitality. I wanted to work with animals since I was a little girl and now I am a caregiver at Dogtownsa and I really enjoy my job. To be a caregiver you need to be physically fit and emotional strong. What we […]

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Adoptions in April 2019

Adoptions in April 2019  We are super proud to announce that FIVE of our furkids joined their forever families this month. Happy days for Penny! Our little celebrity waited and wait but finally it looks like the perfect family snapped her up! Penny was originally found just walking along the streets of Midrand. She is […]

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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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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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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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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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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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