On Thursday 10 March 2016, Orange Grove Vet staff were introduced to five special Powder Puff Chinese Crested dogs. These five dogs had recently been rescued from a backyard breeder, having been kept in horrific conditions for most of their lives. When our staff met these five special boys & girl, they had been brought… Continue reading Meet Tinkerbell, Puff, Charlie, Rock & Grumps!
Rabbits are popular pets, as they are generally affectionate and playful, and bond quickly with their owners. They are active in the mornings and early evenings, and are therefore appropriate pets for people who work during the day. Rabbits require a balanced herbivorous diet of hay, fresh vegetables, greens and controlled amounts of fruit and… Continue reading Caring for your Rabbit – Part Two
Rabbits are popular pets, as they are generally affectionate, playful, and bond quickly with their owners. They are active in the mornings and early evenings, and are therefore appropriate pets for people who work during the day. They are intelligent animals and need attention and mental stimulation. Environmental enrichment for rabbits is a must and… Continue reading Caring for your pet rabbit – Part One
As cat owners, we know that in fact our cats own us, not the other way around! Although cats are more independent than their pet dog counterparts, they still thrive on our companionship and love. Just like dog owners, cat owners (or slaves) like to spoil their kitties with treats and toys to make their… Continue reading Orange Grove Vet’s Five Favourite products for your pets’ – Part Two
At Orange Grove Vet we know how much you care for your pets & we know how much you love to spoil them! That’s why we stock a range of products aimed at enhancing your pets lives! To help find your pooch the perfect present, here are our five favourite products for your dog! 1 –… Continue reading Orange Grove Vet’s Five Favourite products for your pets – Part One
Animal Allies, is a non profit organisation whose goal it is to reduce the overpopulation problem of feral cat colonies & domestic pets living in informal settlements in Gauteng. During February & March, in recognition of Spay Day (an international campaign aimed at raising awareness for the global issue of unwanted pet overpopulation), Animal Allies is running a spay-a-thon in partnership… Continue reading Orange Grove Vet supports NPO Animal Allies annual Spay Day campaign
On Thursday 3 March 2016, Orange Grove Vet hosted a group of six guide dog puppies & their volunteer puppy raisers for a training session. Over the past 18 months Orange Grove Vet has offered itself as a venue for the Guide Dog puppies & their raisers , where the young service dogs are exposed to a veterinary hospital environment… Continue reading Orange Grove Vet hosts training for the South African Guide Dogs Association for the Blind.