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Four pit-bull crosses needing assistance

Being an animal hospital we’ve never fully been set up to house stray pets, however, with the significant increase in abandoned and homeless pets we have experienced, we established a shelter and homing programme in 2015. Initially the programme was small with only three dogs and cats at any given time. Today we have more stray pets than what we can comfortably handle. Our dog runs (where hospital patients received exercise) became converted into our dog shelter facility and our cat ward (for cat hospital patients) became the cat shelter facility. Today we have a minimum of 15 pets handed over to us on a monthly basis and average 30 dogs and 30 cats at any given time. Adoptions promotion

Half blind, mangey pup gets dumped on Christmas - now living the best life

A small, scruffy black puppy was found on Christmas day, wandering the streets of Khayelitsha, looking for food and someone to care for her. We picked her up and took her to our NPO veterinary clinic. Her skin was in a terrible condition. She was covered with mange and had sores all over her back. Immediately she was given mange, flea and tick treatment and daily application of coconut oil to help the sores heal. Due to malnutrition her feet were flat and wide and her leg ligaments lax. When walking she placed everything up to her knee joint on the ground. After the puppy had received treatment and nutritious food for a week, our community service veterinarian, Melissa, decided to foster

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