Animals and Animal Welfare

Children and horses: showing us the path to sanity

I was watching out of an upstairs window when I noticed that one of the horses in my neighbour’s paddock…

Threatened by the Sounds of War

A spotlight has recently been shone on the South African Navy’s underwater explosions in False Bay during the peak of…

What’s Wrong with Leather?

Millions of cows, pigs, sheep, and goats are slaughtered for their skins every year. They are castrated, branded, dehorned and…

Animal lives matter — so let’s stop eating them!

Non-human animals have many of the same feelings we do. They experience contagious joy and the deepest of grief, they…

I bought her to kill her,so she didn’t get a name

Somehow it was easier that way. And, after all, I only knew her for a few hours. We met on…

Animal rights: lunacy or liberation?

The Animal Rights movement is generally misunderstood and occasionally even ridiculed. To a certain extent this perception can be traced…

The horse leads the way

Millions of views worldwide watch “The Apprentice” with Donald Trump. It replaced survivor as the most popular TV program in…

Vondi’s holistic pet nutrition

The latest spate of deaths owing to contaminated pet food has highlighted the importance of understanding your pet nutrition and…

Pet food labels

Apart from the government stipulations regarding the listing of the guaranteed analysis and the contents, there’s a good chance that…