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You are invited to the Blessing of the Animals

The St George's Cathedral invites you to their annual Blessing of the Animals service on the 8th of October 2017. "As part of our annual celebration of the Feast of St Francis and in observance of World Animal Day, which both fall on a weekday (Wednesday 4th October), we will be starting our main morning service on Sunday 8th October with a Blessing of Animals in the Cathedral at 4 Wale Street, Cape Town. As was experienced last year, the symbolism of bringing the animals inside the church rather than having a separate service for them elsewhere at another time, is powerful. We wish to invite you and your animals to the service. This year we also envisage having species that it would be inap

Enhancing our staff to be the best pet carers

Can you believe it! In October this year Mdzananda is turning 21! As part of our journey our staff team has grown in leaps and bounds. Without our dedicated team of staff we would not be able to serve the pets and their community. Today the clinic employs 23 staff members of whom 17 are community members. As a non-profit community-based organisation we place great value on the inclusion of community members in our staffing complement. Staff members have been trained by our veterinarians to be qualified Animal Welfare Assistants, Hospital Assistants, Theatre Assistants and Pet Carers. They have become educators and mentors for their surrounding community. Staff development is a priority

A day with the Mdzananda Mobile Clinics

When community members cannot bring their dogs to our clinic we take the clinic to their dogs! Many people in the townships of South Africa are deprived of consistent, modern vet care because of where they live. They may be located many kilometres away from an animal hospital or clinic. The Mdzananda Animal Clinic receives anxious calls daily from community members needing help for their animals but who are just too far from us to bring their pets. Many people do not have transport to bring their pets to us and the mini-bus taxi services do not usually allow pets to travel in them. To help the community and their pets we have a mobile veterinary clinic that visits various areas in the commun

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