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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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CAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 VIRUS IN HONG KONG

CAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 VIRUS IN HONG KONG

A spokesperson for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) of Hong Kong said today (March 31) in a media release that a pet cat tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This is the third animal to test positive in Hong Kong, following two earlier...

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Latest Dog

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...

Foster carers needed for PTSD Dogs Australia

Foster carers needed for PTSD Dogs Australia

Australians with PTSD to SkyRocket at Alarming Rate Triggered by Covid and the Bushfires TV presenter and PTSD Dogs Australia Ambassador Tamara Wrigley is calling for funding and a new property for the non-profit, which trains displaced and unwanted dogs to support...

Offers

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

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 and they are physically in their prime – with energy to...

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

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited with owners under a new arrangement Cats and dogs may now be transhipped via Sydney to the Post Entry Quarantine Facility in Melbourne under a new temporary arrangement with Qantas airlines when there is no option for them to fly...

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

Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards Finalists Revealed 2020

Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards Finalists Revealed 2020

Kindness and compassion in pet rescue triumph in these tough times The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2020 is proud to announce the FINALISTS of the 2020 Awards, which celebrate and recognise achievements in the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of...

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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