The men forced entry through a back window and tied the family with cable ties before ransacking their home.
The suspects followed the victim home from her workplace on Mackeurtan Avenue.
The suspect was found in possession of various housebreaking implements as well as an okapi knife.
The operation also saw the arrest of two suspects who were charged with dealing liquor.
The family had their hands duct taped together in the armed robbery.
The homeowner suffered minor bruises in the armed robbery which occurred on Thursday morning.
This is the seventh incident this year where a person has been scammed in an online pet purchase.
Items valued at R8 000 were stolen by the smash-and-grab thief.
The suspects are thought to have used duct tape during the terrifying ordeal.
The suspects armed with handguns held up the businessman as he was paying his workers’ salaries.
The man had attempted to castrate his dog with elastic bands.