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Paws on the Promenade

What an event! On the 21st of February 2016 we hosted our very first Paws on the Promenade dog walk fundraiser. What a turnout! Over 150 dogs with their humans arrived to stroll along the Sea Point promenade in support of the Mdzananda Animal Clinic. Dogs of every shape and size put on their orange Mdzananda bandanas and strutted from the Mouille Point lighthouse to the Sea Point swimming pool and back. Thank you to everyone who joined us, all the volunteers, ER 24 for sponsoring an ambulance and most of all to Vondi's Holistic Pet Food for partnering with us on this event. If you missed out enjoy this video to get a glimpse of the day...

Rest in peace Frank

As l watched the large Boerbul walk into the clinic, he didn’t move with enthusiasm, but it was not resignation either. There was a certain peace about him, an acceptance as he gently placed one big foot at a time. About three to four years old he had been found in a ditch lying quite still and covered with flies. The kind man who came across him took a moment to look closer and realised that the dog was still alive. Summoning help he rushed the dog to Mdzananda where we discovered that he was literally being eaten alive by maggots. A long wound the length of his spine was a seething mass of wriggling critters, digging into his flesh and burrowing beneath his skin. The logical course of

Board Member position available

Keen to contribute to Mdzananda’s mission of ‘enhancing well-being for animals and their community through veterinary healthcare, education and partnerships’? The Board of Mdzananda are looking for someone with a background in HR to donate their time and join them. If you are interested please contact Dr Gemma Driscoll, Chairperson, Board of Mdzananda Animal Clinic via marcelle@mdzananda.co.za with a CV and short motivation. Closing date for applications 7/3/16.

Bubbles, saved from euthanasia, now a happy pet

Mbombosi was brought to the Mdzananda Animal Clinic with severe mange and open sores from scratching. Her owner brought her to be euthanized because she no longer wanted her because she looked ugly. Dr Blessing and Sr Ros took one look at her sad little eyes and wagging tail and refused to euthanize. Instead she was admitted to hospital where she was treated for the mange condition. This girl, who we imagined would be difficult to rehome, immediately found her forever home. Liezl Watts, a lady who applied for a three legged dog named Sisi two months prior, fell in love with Mbombosi when reading about her story in our newsletter. Mbombosi stayed at Mdzananda for nearly three months while

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