How To Walk Your Dogs (The Right Way!)

Walking a dog is an easy task, or so many people think. The truth is, many people walk their dogs the wrong way! You might think there’s no wrong or right way to walk your dog, however, this is ...

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SA's smallest celeb dog Mr Miyagee is Petworld’s biggest fan

Weighing in at just under 2 kilograms, South Africa’s smallest social media star and celebrity dog, Mr Miyagee, is one of Petworld’s biggest fans. At Petworld, we celebrate our furry cu...

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5 Best Interactive Dog Toys

Here at Pet World, we love to provide the perfect toys to keep your dogs happy. We have a number of interactive toys that your fur babies will absolutely love. Our toys will not only keep them busy, b...

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Petcoins and adoption days have ‘saved lives’ at K9 & Bridgers Rescue

The Petworld loyalty rewards system and adoption days, have “saved lives” at K9 & Bridgers Rescue, one of Petworld’s animal welfare partners. Co-Founder of the organisation, M...

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Why do Dogs Sleep so Much?

You may have wondered why your dogs are constantly sleeping and taking several naps during a day. Some people also think that it might be a sign of unhappiness, boredom, or even depression; while exce...

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How to have Fun when it’s Raining Cats and Dogs

As much as our furry friends love playing at the park or going on walks, unfortunately, the weather doesn’t always play ball. When they stare at you with those sad, longing, puppy eyes during a ...

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Petworld Pawfiles: Gimli the Adventuring Shopper

At Petworld, your precious pets are our top priority, and we gladly welcome them into our stores so that they can pick out their own treats and toys (or just give us some cuddles)! Furry customers ...

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Winter Essentials for your Four-Legged Family Members

South Africa is currently in the middle of winter, and while most parts of the country don’t usually battle snow blizzards and below-freezing temperatures, it can still get very cold! This is...

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Doggie Bad Breath: 5 Solutions to Freshen it Up

Few things can spoil kisses from your pooch as much as a waft of their bad breath! Dogs may develop stinky breath due to plaque build-up on their teeth, or it could be sign of an underlying health con...

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7 Top Pet-Friendly Places to visit in the Helderberg

The Helderberg is an area with incredible experiences on offer including beaches, nature reserves, parks, wine farms, and restaurants. So why not enjoy some of these experiences with your four-legged ...

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Xylitol: The Silent Dog Killer

As a first-time dog owner, I was blissfully unaware of the hidden dangers associated with Xylitol poisoning. Many experienced dog owners may also be unaware of how deadly this widely used sugar altern...

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Caring for Your Pet’s During the Holiday Season

With the end of the year fast approaching, people are getting ready for the holiday season. It is important to properly plan for the welfare of your animal whether you are staying at home, travelling ...

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Pet Insurance: Is it really worth it?

Many pet owners are apprehensive about Pet Insurance for a variety of reasons. With the high cost of living, adding another debit order can seem daunting. Let’s discuss the benefits of good pet ...

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Back To Work: Helping Your Pet Adjust

The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has had many unintended consequences, and amidst all the negatives, there’s no doubt your pet has delighted in all the special attention and quality time with...

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It's No Small Thing

There's no denying that pets play very impawtant roles in our lives, and as such, it is essential to know which pets best suit your lifestyle, your home, your family, and your capabilities. Contra...

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A Stress-Free Move for You and Your Cat

Moving to a new home is stressful enough without having to worry about how your cat will adjust to their new environment. Cats are notoriously fussy and particular—which is part of the reason wh...

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The Basics of Keeping your Dog Healthy

We know that your dog’s health is a top priority of yours and perhaps you might feel anxious about your role in maintaining your furend’s health and happiness. Health encompasses far more ...

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Keeping Cool: A Warm-Weather Guide for Dogs

Dogs are generally very adaptable to warmer climates as long as they have sufficient shade and drinking water. There are, however, certain breeds that find it more difficult to regulate their temperat...

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Understanding and Treating Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety can manifest itself in a variety of different ways which can cause significant distress for your dog... leading to chewed shoes and furniture. Depending on the severity of your dog&...

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Getting Schooled on Fish

A guide to choosing low maintenance fish so you aren't thrown in the deep end If you’re looking to start a little aquarium of your own with minimum maintenance, you must first consider th...

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What’s in a Name? Learn your Dog’s True Origin Story

Dogs come in all delightful shapes and sizes, and their breed type will often dictate a pup’s physical traits and unique personality. But what’s the backstory behind that name? We have som...

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The Cat Whiskerer: The Tale of the Tail

Don’t know a reputable cat whisperer? Not to worry we’ve got you covered! I’m sure we can agree that every cat parent has pondered what wild thoughts must go through their furry f...

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How to Help Your Pup Adjust to a New Home

The idea of moving into a new home is wonderfully exciting, but the actual labour involved can be quite tiresome and stressful. And while wrapped up in the new endeavour, you may not notice just how r...

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5 Bizarre Pet Products You Won’t Find on our Shelves

Anyone who has ever had a pet will know what a weak spot they are to us: we’ll dress them, groom them, fawn over them endlessly, and just about blow our life savings on them without batting an e...

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You Need to Start Brushing your Cat Right Meow

Cats are excellent self-groomers, so furtunately, it’s not all that necessary for you to bathe a cat in the same way you would a dog. They can, however, do with some help when it comes to brushi...

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Clean and Serene – 6 Doggie Grooming Tips

When it comes to keeping your best buddy clean and tidy you can always rely on our very talented groomers to do the dirty work for you. However, a DIY grooming in between purrfessional services is alw...

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The Cat’s Meow – 5 Record-Worthy Felines

It isn’t exactly breaking mews that domestic cats vary when it comes to size and features, but every now and then a real special kitty is discovered and given the honourable title of Guinness Wo...

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Never Leave a Friend behind: Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

When it comes to dining out there’s nothing wrong with bringing your pooch along for the trip, as long as you know which Cape Town restaurants are happy to accommodate your canine companion. Fur...

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The Dog’s Bollocks – 5 Record-Worthy Canines

Man’s best friend comes in all shapes and sizes, and while we totally agree that every pupper is special and impawtent in his or her own right (or simply just for being a good boy/girl), these i...

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How Petworld Started

If you’re a pet owner who lives in the Goodwood or Somerset West area then it’s likely that you’re already well acquainted with that big red arch and the shiny white tiled floors tha...

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