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Prevent cat stress this holiday season

Prevent cat stress this holiday season

Many of us will be spending more time away from our homes now that COVID-19 restrictions have eased and holiday season is upon us. This may be a welcome relief to some, but not to our four-legged family members.  Our introverted feline friends will find the transition...

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Indoor cats prefer covered over uncovered litter boxes

Indoor cats prefer covered over uncovered litter boxes

Understanding cats’ preferences: Indoor cats prefer covered over uncovered litter boxes In developed countries like Australia, pet cats are commonly kept indoors, with limited or no access to outdoor areas.  Indoor cats use litter boxes to urinate and defecate but if...

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Latest Dog

Covid puppies phenomenon with vet Dr Anne Quain

Covid puppies phenomenon with vet Dr Anne Quain

While the impacts of Covid-19 have been devastating for many businesses and individuals, it has been a boom for the pet industry and rescue organisations.  During lockdown in 2020, national charity, PetRescue experienced a huge surge in pet adoptions and enquiries via...

Respiratory complications in brachycephalic dogs

Respiratory complications in brachycephalic dogs

Incidence and management of post-operative respiratory complications in brachycephalic dogs (flat-faced breeds) Study Brachycephalic dog breeds (those with very short muzzles, ie, flat-faced) such as British Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, Pugs, and Pekingese are common...

Offers

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

This competition has closed. Congratulations to the winners! You can WIN one of three copies of this fantastic new book, How to love and survive Your Teenage Dog valued at $29 RRP! Like humans, all dogs go through a teenage phase. Their brain is wired for exploration...

Eat Play Love your dog Giveaway

Eat Play Love your dog Giveaway

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to our winners - Jodie from Dee Why, Kim from Mount Dandenong, and Melany from Queanbeyan.  The book that every dog owner needs, to provide their dog with the healthiest and happiest life possible As a certified dog...

Dog behaviour & Training

Benefits of virtual training your puppy

Benefits of virtual training your puppy

Jennifer Stile was apprehensive when she found out that training classes for her puppy Josie would be moving online because of the pandemic says the article, 'Virtual training can be good for trainers, owners and dogs' by Linda Lombardi. “Initially I said I’d wait...

Pet Wellbeing

Positively ageing with pets

Positively ageing with pets

What happens to your pet if you have a crisis? Positively ageing with pets can be wonderful and with a bit of planning, you can have peace of mind knowing your beloved companion animal is being looked after well while you are in hospital or experiencing another...

Travelling with pets

Travelling with pets tips

Travelling with pets tips

The festive season can be a busy time of year for humans, but it’s also a very busy time for our pets. Summertime is often associated with holidays, social occasions and severe weather, all of which can pose risks to our furry, feathered and scaly friends.  Dr Anne...

Pet adoption

Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2021 launches

Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2021 launches

  Shining the light on pet shelters, rescues, and ordinary people saving lives Open for entries 3 May to 31 July 2021 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: 3 May 2021: Coronavirus isolation led to a surge in pet adoptions over the past year, saving thousands of animal lives. The...

Animal Stories

Animals of War poem by Santina Lizzio

Animals of War poem by Santina Lizzio

Their blood stained the land, as they served with pride. A duty to their master, they stood side by side. From the sky, to the sea, through a vast open land, together they fought—both animal and man. They flew through the sky, as messengers on wing dodging bombs and...

Book review

How to love and survive your teenage dog

How to love and survive your teenage dog

New book: How to love and survive your teenage dog – and keep your sanity! Like humans, all dogs go through a teenage phase. Their brain is wired for exploration and they are physically in their prime – with energy to spare! In her new book How to Love and survive...

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