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Santa Clause is Coming to Dogtown

O! You better watch out! You better not cry Better not pout I’m telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town Hey Townies Before you, all head off onto your Christmas breaks and enjoy your time with your loved ones. Please, can you spare a thought for the dogs in our centre that have […]

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Dogs On Holiday: Prioritising Safety For Calm And Happy Travel

Dogs On Holiday: Prioritising Safety For Calm And Happy Travel By Mary-Jane Gallagher There are 3,300 pet-friendly Airbnb listings in South Africa, and taking your dog on holiday with you is becoming increasingly plausible. Travelling with your best friend is straightforward, but it requires some forward planning to make sure he’s safe and comfortable for the whole […]

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Want to Work With Dogs? Here’s How To Get Started

Want to Work With Dogs? Here’s How To Get Started By Mary-Jane Gallagher   In South Africa, the number of dogs is currently at an estimated 9.2 million and growing rapidly, according to statistics by Insight Survey. Since the dog population is so large, it has created multiple dog-related career opportunities that are not only lucrative […]

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Meet Copper

Dear Universe Please, please send me a forever family. Let me tell you a little bit more about me, so you know who to send my way! I am an active girl so lazing around all day simply wont do 😉 We get one life, we need to make the most of it. Let’s go […]

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Archer is ready for his new chapter

Today I’m sending a special request out to the universe. 🌸 Archer needs a home, he is not built to be in a shelter. He is 8 years old and he is used to being part of a family, sleeping inside and being loved! His family had him for 4 incredible years and they were absolutely shattered […]

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Jester has literally grown up in front of our eyes. This is really heartbreaking as he so deserves to be part of a family. Please help me to share his appeal so that by 2021 we can post happy pics of him in his home instead  Hi world, I am Jester. I came to Dogtown […]

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Dogtown Is Hiring

Veterinary Nurse We are hiring! We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self motivated Veterinary Nurse to join our team. The ideal candidate must have a relevant veterinary qualification coupled with 3 – 5 years practical experience. Applicants need to have a valid drivers license, be physically fit and healthy and be willing to […]

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Spay It Forward

Hi friends, I take great pride in this little project of mine, but we are in trouble. We have only assisted with 24 sterilizations so far this year, but our funds have completely run out and as things are now, we are not able to sterilize even one more dog or cat  Spay It Forward […]

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Effective Ways To Exercise Your Dog During Lockdown

Effective Ways To Exercise Your Dog During Lockdown By Mary-Jane Gallagher Now that the confirmed number of Coronavirus cases in South Africa nears 1,000, a country-wide lockdown has been imposed. One of the most worrying things for dog owners that have just adopted a dog is that the health minister has banned owners from walking their […]

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Easy Indoor Exercises For You And Your Dog

Easy Indoor Exercises For You And Your Dog By Mary-Jane Gallagher Winter may still be a few months away, but there is already a distinct nip in the air to remind us that cold (and possibly wet) weather is on its way. While the typical South African winter is not nearly as inclement as winters elsewhere in […]

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