The police’s K9 unit in the Cape Metro is an instrumental part of crime fighting in the city
Dogs can use their remarkable sense of smell to recognise the specific scent of seizures, researchers said Thursday, raising hope that canine carers could one day protect sufferers before a fit takes hold.
Since the beginning of December, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Bloemfontein has received close to 700 animals that have either been abandoned by their owners or fled from fireworks.
The Western Cape Agriculture Department has urged pet owners to remain calm about the canine distemper outbreak in the province.
The Cape Town-based Animal Welfare Society of South Africa says it’s seen a spike in the number of dogs infected with the canine distemper virus.