Weekly massages, health shakes, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy sessions.
It sounds like a Hollywood socialite's diary but nowadays it could also be a diary of a dog's life, as loving pet owners cough up big money in veterinary bills, alternative healthcare and visits to human hospitals.
Pavement special Lola suffers from hip dysplasia. Her owner, Cape Town talent agent Emma Ress, is considering a R30000 hip-replacement operation.
Lola visits veterinary nurse Mandy McCue's hydrotherapy practice once a week, where she swims in a harness before having her muscles massaged in a hydrotherapy pool. The dog also takes rheumatoid arthritis pills for humans. "A lot of my clients don't have kids. Animals are their family," said McCue.
While he is penning critically acclaimed literary works, Johannesburg-based Rian Malan is also a "24-hour dog nurse".
He cares for his Boxer, Roxton, 11, who has had two cataract operations and hip surgery, setting Malan back about R18 000.
When Norman Taberner's dachshund lost the use of its back legs, it was operated on at N1 City Hospital in Cape Town, and given wheels.
"We do exercises with her and take her for acupuncture. It cost us about R30 000," he said.
Model Michelle Chan ensures her Yorkshire terriers get a balanced diet by feeding them Herbalife nutritional shakes.
Animals are even doing gym workouts to help heal back and limb problems.
Table View vet Dr Monique Crouch has an underwater treadmill - and she has given acupuncture to cats, dogs, a rabbit and even a penguin.