Tag Archives: Merial South Africa

Local businesses support sterilisation outreach project

Local businesses support sterilisation outreach project

The plight of strays is heart-rending, as these defenceless animals are left to fend for themselves, often starving and sick, in ever-more hostile environments. In few places in South Africa is the problem as evident as in the poverty-stricken community of Olievenhoutbosch, a township situated behind Midrand and Centurion. Plagued by extremely high levels of  Read more »

Don’t let your guard down – keep your pets protected all year round!

Don’t let your guard down – keep your pets protected all year round!

Have you noticed your pets scratching recently? It may be a tell-tale sign that your pets have become victims of blood-sucking ticks or fleas, and that means your home may be infested with these parasites too. Ticks and fleas feed on your pets’ blood and can consume 15 times their body weight in blood each  Read more »

Fleas At The Seaside

The constant threat of fleas is far more pronounced at the coast than inland and many pet owners living along the coast may find themselves at a loss when it comes to fighting what often seems to be an “uphill battle” against these home invaders. The reason for the unwavering activities of fleas at the  Read more »

Tails a-wagging… we’re all going on a summer holiday!

Tails a-wagging… we’re all going on a summer holiday!

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, many of us may already have our summer holiday all mapped out or will find ourselves  frantically doing so over the next few weeks. While most holidaymakers have a check list of “things to do” and “items to remember” to ensure a fantastic time away, many are  Read more »