DOGS

What the? A sex-crazed pitbull chases, kills and humps a cow in King William’s Town

What could have been a simple mischievous dog-chases-cow story turned into a very bizarre one

Rumor has it: Top dogs compete for honours in New York

A German shepherd named Rumor won the Westminster Dog Show.

Guess what? Scientists have proved that Fido loves you more than dog biscuits

Dogs have evolved to be so dependent on us that, in tests, they are seen to pick affection over food.

​Seoul cloning lab promises Fido forever

Sooam Biotech Research Foundation has cloned about 800 dogs for owners or state agencies, at a cost of $100 000 each.

Ban on black boerboel exports at the heart of breeders’ row

It’s not all black and white – the government’s clampdown is meant to protect the popular dog’s purebred status.

Airports go to the dogs to save lives

Man's best friend has been brought on board to chase foraging birds from local airstrips.

I am an African and I grieve for my dog Bruno

There is no shame in cherishing our pets, who help us connect with our roots and our humanity.

Britain’s first cloned dog dubbed ‘ridiculous waste of money’

The cloning of a dachshund puppy named Mini-Winnie by a Korean company called Sooam Biotech has raised ethical issues, say scientists.

W Rand animal shelter threatened by protests

The Claw animal shelter has been struggling to survive after a week without water and service delivery protests that threaten its offices.

Meet the world’s ‘Spoiled Rotten Pets’

Pigs that go to spas and dogs with psychics are just some of the hopelessly spoiled pets on a new Nat Geo Wild TV show.

Every dog has its day: Gauteng muzzles Cape Town barking law

Gauteng authorities have dismissed the idea of introducing municipal bylaws to curb dogs barking - similar to those in Cape Town.

Dogs able to detect lung cancer, study suggests

Dogs are surprisingly adept at sniffing out lung cancer, results from a pilot project in Austria have suggested.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.