Why Do We Need Animal Rescue Organisations Like Lab Rescue & Wetnose?

We need rescue organisations like Wetnose, Barking Mad, Kitty & Puppy Haven and Labrador & Golden Retriever Rescue because people continue to buy animals from breeders! I know I’m going to be treading on more than a few toes here, but I really feel strongly about this, today in particular. Last week I … Continue reading

What Does It Mean To Be A Guide Dog Puppy Walker?

For a year or so you have a 5:30am wake-up call; digging; chewing; that divine puppy smell; puppy cuddles; tail wagging; 2am toilet runs- even in the rain; and a bundle of lovable fluff that is deceptively smart. Many years ago, there was a woman with a guide dog living … Continue reading

The @TsogoSun #SunCares Diepsloot Schools Arts Academy Showcase

If you think back on your school career- and your children’s school career, I’m sure your memories include countless concerts and speech festivals! Probably starting in nursery school! I remember rehearsals during and after school, late nights performing, costumes made and/or rented, tickets sold, seats booked, sitting through seemingly endless song and … Continue reading

On Parenting A Special Needs Child

A while ago, a Facebook friend posted an update that read: “It’s so easy for a special needs parent to become so wrapped up in advocating for the rights of this tiny community, that their own child fades into the background. I’m constantly aware of how fine that line is.” … Continue reading