Earth Pet Newsletters and Alerts

Read our monthly newsletters and other pet related notifications. The text versions are available below, as well as download links for the pdf versions.

December 2021

Landfills are the antithesis of sustainability. They are the earliest form of waste management, however in the past few years we have come to realize that these sites have an increasingly damaging impact on our planet.
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November 2021

Animal diseases pose a continuing threat to human and animal health, food security, the environment, and the national economy. In the event of an outbreak, it is vital to properly manage and dispose of the infected animals to prevent any further spread of the disease.
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October 2021

In terms of environmental impact, cremation has a lower impact than the disposal of carcasses on landfill as the high temperatures ensure no pathogenic micro-organisms can contaminate the environment. Cremation does however have a higher environmental impact than EarthPet’s closed composting system.
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Rabies Fact Sheet

ABOUT 59 000 DEATHS OCCUR ANUALLY WORLDWIDE DUE TO RABIES! 40% of the victims are children younger than 15. The virus attacks the brain and is fatal once symptoms appear. Vaccinating saves lives. Rabies is 100% preventable.

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Rabies Alert

On the 23 August 2021, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services confirmed that they had received lab results confirming rabies in two dogs in Khayelitsha in the City of Cape Town.
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September 2021

Composting is the natural process of recycling organic matter into a valuable product that can enrich soil and plants. Composting simply speeds up the process of decomposition by providing an ideal environment for bacteria, fungi, and other decomposing organisms to do their work.
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August 2021

We are very excited to announce the start of our new monthly newsletter. Over the course of the year EarthPet has collected data from veterinary practices, private clients and welfare organizations through our carcass collection forms. The aim of this monthly newsletter will always be to inform and provide facts in order to promote transparency and to dispel any misinformation.
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