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Day Care Facilities

Puppy Town

Puppy Town is located in Durbanville. This is an excellent alternative for puppies who have to spend hours alone each day, without adequate stimulation and companionship to become happy and well mannered adults. Puppy Town provides supervised and structured group play to ensure a pleasurable experience for all puppies. Other services includes: alone time, potty training, some basic training, sleep time, problem solving games, bathing, a weekly day trip and daily feedback on what your puppy got up to during the day.

For more info call Lindi on 084 445 2001

www.puppytown.co.za


Therapy Dogs

Pets as Therapy South Africa

PAT volunteers take their pets to visit people in hospitals, hospices, retirement homes, frail care facilities, special needs schools, and a variety of other venues. These visits bring company, support, comfort, pleasure, stress relief and stimulation to those living either permanently or temporarily in such organizations.

Contact Charmaine French

(021) 938 0351
(021) 782 4467 (a/h)

Email: [email protected]
www.pat.org.za


On line magazine

PetHealthCare – South African Pet Care Magazine

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Our aim is to give the Pet Loving community of South Africa the ability to plan their holidays and take their pets along with them, thus taking the stress out of planning a Pet Friendly holiday or finding a suitable place to have a quick bite or a comfy family meal at a Pet Friendly Restaurant plus so much more.

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Pet Medical Aid

MediPet Dog and Cat Veterinary Insurance

By simply putting aside a small amount each month, you could have the peace of mind that should anything unforeseen happen to your beloved friend, you’ll be able to provide the best medical care possible. Visit their website for more information.

www.medipetsa.co.za


Hydro Rehabilitation for Cats and Dogs

Animal Fitness Centre


HydroTherapy can help for arthritis, hip dysplasia, back aches and post surgical rehabilitation in dogs and cats. It can also be used to keep pet dogs and working dogs fit and it is excellent in reducing weight in obese dogs and cats.

You can contact Sr Mandy McCue (dip.vet.nur.) in Plumbstead on 021 705 1472 or [email protected]


Physical Rehabilitation

Pet Rehab

Veterinary rehabilitation therapy can help with post surgical orthopaedic rehabilitation, back pain, peripheral nerve damage, degenerative neurological disease, hip and elbow dysplasia, osteoarthritis, weight management programs, wound healing, soft tissue injuries suce as strained muscles, tendon injuries, joint and ligament injuries.

Acupuncture and Hydrotherapy is also provided.

You can contact Dr. Monique Crouch BVSc CCRP CertSCVA (ABVA) in Blouberg, Cape Town. NOT CURRENTLY PRACTICING.

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Pet Wellness WorxWellness worx

Pet Wellness Worx specialises in the health, well-being and rehabilitative care of man’s best friend and offers the following:

  1. Hydro under-water treadmill therapy
  2. Photizo Light Therapy 
  3. Tellington Ttouch Massage Therapy
  4. Myofascial Release Therapy
  5. Vet Tens PT 2010
  6. Ball, Balance, Core Strengthening & Stretching Exercise Programmes
  7. Fitness, Working & Sporting-dogs Conditioning & Exercise programmes
  8. Geriatric, Aging & Convalescence Exercise & Rehabilitation plans
  9. Weight-Management & Obesity exercise plans
  10. Deep tissue & Lymphatic drainage
  11. Physiotherapy, mobility & Acupuncture
  12. Nutrition & Supplements

Mobile        • 0837046804
Telephone  • 0215585092
Fax             • 0865208660

72 Plattekloof Road, Plattekloof Glen,Western Cape, South Africa

 


Cape Animal Physiotherapy

Marinette Teeling

BSC Physiotherapy University of Stellenbosch 2003

MSC Animal Physiotherapy University of Brisbane 2007

Telephone 072  742 4694

Email: [email protected]

www.capeanimalphysiotherapy.co.za

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Physical Rehabilitation

Animal Physical Rehabilitation

Animal Physical Rehabilitation treats horses, dogs and cats following injury or surgery and assists in the maintenance of good musculo-skeletal health of sport and companion animals. It is complementary to veterinary medicine, not an alternative and all animal work is done in close consultation with the relevant veterinary surgeon.

Contact Dawn Jones
[email protected]
Tel: 021 761 9448
Cell: 082 344 9370

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Holistic Vet

Holisticvet is an animal wellness and rehabilitation centre in Diep River, Cape Town. We offer hydrotherapy using an underwater treadmill, physical rehabilitation and therapy, pet active classes – therapeutic exercises and doggy gym for your pets, acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine, biopuncture, animal chiropractic, animal communication and we also stock an extensive range of products for handicapped, geriatric, post operative and injured pets including braces, joint supports, wheelchairs, doggy shoes as well as natural pet solutions and supplements for your pets.

We treat dogs, cats, rabbits and small furries for conditions such as musculoskeletal : arthritis, lameness, muscle weakness or tears, hip dysplasia, cranial cruciate ligament rupture, elbow dysplasia, patella luxations, disc disease or prolapse, paralysis, nerve damage, lumbosacral disease, fractures, luxations, joint sprains, neurological conditions, degenerative myelopathy as well as all post-operative orthopaedic cases. Medical conditions : eg skin conditions, allergies, gastro-intestinal problems, heart conditions, cancer etc……

Holisticvet, 71 Main road Diep River

021 7159465  / www.holisticvet.co.za   /   [email protected]

 


Clicker Training

Clicker training

Gary Wilkes is an internationally acclaimed behaviorist, trainer, author, columnist, teacher and lecturer.

www.clickandtreat.com


Clicker Training

Clicker training

This is the website of Karen Pryor, author of Don’t Shoot the Dog and one of the founders of clicker training. On this website you will find some things she written about training such as speeches, monthly letters to the clicker training community, clicker-related articles and Internet posts about clicker training questions. This website also has a store where you can purchase anything from clickers, books, target sticks and any other related clicker gear.

www.clickertraining.com


Books

Pets Publications

Pets Publications is a Johannesburg based business that stocks a wide range of books from dogs, cats, diet, training, agility. Basically anything to do with dogs and cats. Jane can be contacted via her website.

www.petspublications.co.za


Home Grooming for Dogs

The Red Setter

Carrots Doyle is a qualified dog groomer and comes to you home to wash and groom your dog. She is also a qualified Ttouch Practitioner and there for know how to calm and relax dogs that are nervous or scared of the grooming process.

She can be contacted on 083 265 9750 or [email protected].


Tellington Ttouch

Ttouch South Africa

For more information on Ttouch, visit our SA website that contains up to date information, interesting articles and national workshop details.

www.ttouchsa.co.za

Ttouch International

This website has interesting articles and is updated with the latest developments. It also has some fasinating articles on the scientific research that has been done in this field.

www.ttouch.com

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Rescue Organisations

Bull Terrier Rescue Inc.

The Bull Terrier Rescue Inc. is a group of volunteer dog lovers whose mission is to rescue and ultimately re-home abandoned, stray and neglected Bull Terriers.All Bullies from Bull Terrier Rescue Inc. are evaluated for temperament and personality. This helps us to place them in homes that are well suited to their needs and to the needs of their future owners. We Promote and help teach Responsible Pet Ownership together with assisting with any issues owners may be experiencing at home so they may keep their Bull Terrier(s).   Located in Cape Town, BTRI is the only animal organization dedicated to this awesome breed.

www.btri.co.za