• Travelling with your pet? Here are 5 things to consider before em-barking

    May 13 2022

    Travelling with your pet? Here are 5 things to consider before em-barking

    The world is coming to life again, and one of the best things that we have all missed out on for the last two years is travel. We are so lucky to live in a country where we can hop in the car and no matter which way we drive, within a few hours we’re either in the mountains, on...

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  • It’s time to call off the dogs when it comes to outdated dog training techniques

    May 13 2022

    It’s time to call off the dogs when it comes to outdated dog training techniques

    The amazing thing about science is that as it evolves, so does our ability to gain a deeper insight into the secret world of our dogs – how they think and what drives their behaviour. These new insights are changing the way dog owners are approaching training. Gavin Miller, Managing Director at Marltons, shares some insight on the topic to...

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  • The skinny on pets is this: our fur friends are packing on the pounds and it’s affecting their health

    May 13 2022

    The skinny on pets is this: our fur friends are packing on the pounds and it’s affecting their health

    There’s nothing more pet owners love to do than spoil their pets. This often comes in the form of extra treats. Unfortunately, this is about as far from loving behaviour as you can get. Gavin Miller, Managing Director at Marltons, weighs in on the pet obesity epidemic that is growing worldwide and shares some insight into how to tell if...

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  • Try trading the pills for the healing power of pets

    May 13 2022

    Try trading the pills for the healing power of pets

    Pets didn’t earn the title of man’s best friend for nothing. They’re loyal, fun to be around, love unconditionally and teach us the importance of being selfless. But more than that, it’s  been proven that owning a pet can significantly impact our mental wellbeing. Gavin Miller, Managing Director at Marltons, discusses the undeniable correlation between pets and a healthier emotional...

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  • Why are millennials choosing pets over parenthood?

    May 13 2022

    Why are millennials choosing pets over parenthood?

    The pandemic has reinforced the reality that more millennials are choosing to raise pets rather than children. Gavin Miller, Managing Director at Marltons, shares insights into how a misunderstood generation is reimagining traditional parenthood and the reasoning behind it. The petcare industry has seen an explosion of growth over the last few years. In the USA alone, consumers spent around...

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  • Worried your pet may have a drinking problem?

    May 13 2022

    Worried your pet may have a drinking problem?

    The summer holidays are here and along with them come some of our hottest months. Great for braais, beaches and bikinis – but not so great for our fur friends who may be feeling more than just a little hot under the collar. The long summer months can be uncomfortable, even dangerous, for pets as temperatures rise and they start...

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