A few months ago, during a quick weekend away to the Pilansberg Nature Reserve, I was ecstatic to get a glimpse of a White Rhino near the roadside while driving through the reserve. Within seconds the rhino disappeared into the bush after car travelling in the opposite direction disturbed it. Regardless, there is something exhilarating about seeing a rhino… Continue reading Celebrate World Rhino Day – 22 September 2016
This year, Orange Grove Vet & Vet’s Pantry staff members visited Kitty & Puppy Haven in Midrand, Johannesburg to spend their 67 minutes for Mandela Day. Prior to the visit staff collected items to donate from the organisation’s wish list. The visit was not only educational but inspiring and staff were given a hands on… Continue reading Mandela Day visit to Kitty & Puppy Haven
This year, Orange Grove Vet has selected Kitty & Puppy Haven as our Mandela Day Charity. In preparation of Mandela Day on the 18th of July, we are asking clients and friends of Orange Grove Vet to help donate much needed items which can be brought into Orange Grove Vet and will be delivered to… Continue reading Support our Mandela Day collection for Kitty & Puppy Haven 2016
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!
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.