Dr Mina Magelakis holding Tiggy. Photo: Royal Canin
How to feed our pets properly is critical to their well-being. There is some confusion regarding cat and dog nutrition and how to ensure the pet food we buy will meet their needs.
Royal Canin‘s Dr Mina Magelakis uncovers the truth behind some common myths surrounding cat and dog nutrition. Dr Mina addresses cat and dog nutritional needs for general health and wellbeing, meat vs vegetarian, grain-free diets, food allergies, and what you need to know about feeding pets raw food. Continue Reading →
Cat playing with the KONG Kickeroo. Photo: supplied by Rodney Gooch
Rodney Gooch, KONG Advisor Team Coordinator chats with Pets4Life about how to keep your indoor cat entertained with KONG toys. Cats who are solely indoors will require plenty of stimulation and interaction to help alleviate boredom and allow them to express their natural instincts. Playing with your cat is a great way to cultivate a bond between cat and their owner. Rodney shares his tips about entertaining your indoor cat safely. Continue Reading →
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Osteoarthritis in dogs and cats is a chronic condition that will increase as our pets grow older.
Small animal surgery specialist, Dr Stephen Fearnside explains how osteoarthritis in dogs and cats is treated and what the future might hold to help manage chronic pain in Aussie family pets. Continue Reading →
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August is Pet Dental Month, protect your pet against dental disease!
When was the last time your pet’s teeth had a thorough examination and clean by a veterinarian? August is Pet Dental Health Month and pet owners are being encouraged to speak to their veterinarian about what they can do to ensure their pet maintains good oral health. Continue Reading →
Michaela Lobb shares her ideas for a low-cost DIY catio
Maximus and Vincent enjoy their DIY catio. Photo: supplied
Michaela Lobb lives in Berwick, Victoria with three ‘moggie’ cats Vincent, Maximus and Tabitha.
When Michaela bought her first house in 2013, she wanted a secure outdoor area for Vincent where he could get fresh air and exercise while still being a house cat. So, with help from her family, Michaela created a simple low-cost DIY catio, which is now enjoyed by all her three cats. And when Vincent, Maximus and Tabitha are not using their scratching posts, napping or playing in the catio, Michaela takes them outside for a walk on a lead.
Michaela says her cats love their low-cost DIY catio so much, she has to feed them inside the house just so she can spend time with them. Continue Reading →
Winter Cat Care Talks 2017 at Cat Protection Society NSW
Cat Protection Society NSW is a charity dedicated to finding loving and responsible homes for cats in need and actively working with government and non-government agencies to promote and improve cat welfare. Cat Protection Society NSW’s winter cat care talks are back! These information sessions will provide up-to-date, practical advice delivered by experts. Continue Reading →
PIAA Pet First Aid Workshops in Australia
PIAA is excited to be offering Pet First Aid Workshops across Australia. If you are involved in the pet
industry or even a dedicated pet owner, then this course is a must do. The PIAA Pet First Aid workshops are designed for a caring pet owner, walkers & pet minders, pet boarders, pet groomers and anyone who is simply interested in learning about pet health & pet care. Continue Reading →
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Top tips to keep your cat warm in Winter
Does your cat stay away, meow excessively, hide under the blanket or just being grumpy? It could be a sign that your cat is feeling cold. The Winter months can aggravate health issues like arthritis in cats. Don’t worry, we have a few simple tips to keep your cat warm in Winter. Your feline member of the family should be happy and toasty in no time. Continue Reading →