Category Archives: Emergencies

How to deal with an animal emergency, here are some pointers…

Snakes Alive!

   By Dr Dorianne Elliott, Onderstepoort Bird and Exotic Animal Clinic What You Should Know About Pet Reptiles And Safety The hobby of keeping reptiles as pets is booming. This is hardly surprising considering the fantastic variety of shapes, colours and sizes represented by the species common in the trade.  Although these fascinating animals can… Continue Reading

Pet poisoning

Even chocolate can kill by Dr Elrien Scheepers  Pet poisoning happens so quickly and unexpectedly in most instances. Knowledge is power, though … it helps to keep your pet safe and out of harm’s way. Read part two of our series on substances that are poisonous to your pets.   Dead tasty antifreeze Antifreeze contains 95%… Continue Reading