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Christmas Cards and 2020 Calendars out NOW!

This year our calendar, once again, features the beautiful love between Khayelitsha community members and their pets. The A3 wall-hanging calendar features beautiful pictures and inspirational animal quotes. This year's Christmas cards feature models Bolt, Bobby, Charlie, Letitia and Tabitha. Each card has the pet's story on the back and an empty centre for you to write your personal Christmas message. R150 calendar R40 pack of 5 cards R80 pack of 10 cards Our cards and calendars will be available at the following outlets.If you would like to have yours posted to you, please contact us on An extra postage charge will apply. Vondi's Holistic Pet Nutrition Sea Point Pugsl

Downward Facing Adopt a Dog is back

Love yoga? Love dogs? Then this event is just for you Join the Mdzananda Animal Clinic and yoga teacher, Lee-Ann Elliott, for a one hour gentle flow class. This open-air class will be held under the trees of De Waal Park. Be prepared to get a lick or a tail swooshing across your face as a homeless dog joins you during the class. All dogs joining will be up for adoption and we encourage you to invite anyone who is looking for a furry friend to add to their family. Yoga not your thing but still want to meet the dogs? No problem, come along. Place: De Waal Park Date: Saturday 26 October Time: 10:00 - 10:30 am (registration); 10:30 - 11:30 am (one hour yoga class); 11:30 - 12:00 noon

Saved by Good Samaritan

Found with intestines dangling from his body, this little dog was picked up by a Good Samaritan from the streets of Mitchell's Plain and rushed to Mdzananda. With tears welling up in her eyes, this good lady told us what she had found - a small dog whose stomach was ripped open and whose insides were hanging out. Our staff rushed him out of the car and straight to our theatre. Dr Brian and our theatre staff cleaned the intestines which were covered in grass and sand. They then placed everything back into the abdomen and flushed the abdomen. Chris (named after his rescuer Christine) was treated for shock and pain and then left with a comfortable blanket to recover. We weren’t sure if he would

What is the purpose of a dog in Khayelitsha?

Here is Bongiwe and Sweetie Girl's story Sweetie Girl was adopted from Mdzananda as a tiny puppy. Her mommy, Bongiwe, fell in love with her even though she was covered with mange and sickly. She received treatment and, when she was strong enough, went to her new home for Bongiwe to take care of her. Thanks to a lot of love, patience and treatment, Sweetie grew into a beautiful girl. Bongiwe visited us often. We watched Sweetie Girl grow and blossom. Bongiwe told us many stories of the things Sweetie did and proudly showed us beautiful pictures on her phone. She said that, every morning when she wakes up, Sweetie jumps onto the bed for morning snuggles. But then disaster struck... Sweet

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