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Crazy cat lady is a myth says research

Crazy cat lady is a myth says research

It’s the news cat owners have been waiting for: Owning lots of cats does not, in fact, mean you’re mad, sad or anxious. That’s according to researchers at UCLA, who analyzed more than 500 pet owners and found nothing to support the long-held “crazy cat lady”...

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Top tips to keep your cat warm in Winter

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...

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Latest Dog

Compost your dog poo

Compost your dog poo

M. Leigh Ackland is professor in molecular biosciences at Deakin University explains about dog poo and how to turn it into compost. Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with 38 per cent of Australian households owning dogs. Dogs...

Inbreeding reduces litter sizes in purebred golden retrievers

Inbreeding reduces litter sizes in purebred golden retrievers

Data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study shows that inbreeding depression, the result of breeding closely-related individuals, reduces litter sizes in purebred golden retrievers. The study, conducted by Morris Animal Foundation research...

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Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast book giveaway

Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast book giveaway

This competition is now closed.  Congratulations to our 5 winners - Amanda MacLean, NSW; Wendy Gray, VIC; Priscella Rap, VIC; Sue Green S.A.; and Tracey Conry, NSW. You can WIN one of 5 copies in our Travelling With Pets on Australia's East Coast book GIVEAWAY!...

WIN a year’s supply of Advocate® for your cat or dog

WIN a year’s supply of Advocate® for your cat or dog

This competition is now closed.  Congratulations to our 6 winners - Lucy Dougherty, NSW; Faye-Elizabeth Hannam, VIC; Mary-Anne Matthews, QLD; Brendan Saunders, NSW; Kathie Winn, W.A and Amanda Phillips, NSW Thanks to Bayer, you can WIN a year's supply of Advocate® for...

Dog behaviour & Training

Scent detection is a great therapy for all dogs

Scent detection is a great therapy for all dogs

Does your dog need a nose job? A new dog sport, K9 Nose Work® is taking Australia by storm. Di Randall of Dog Star Training is a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI) who teaches pet pooches the art of scent detection using similar techniques to those used by...

Pet Wellbeing

Vets warn against lay practitioners dentistry for pets

Vets warn against lay practitioners dentistry for pets

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is warning pet owners of the health risks posed by lay dental practitioners offering anaesthesia-free dentistry for pets. An increasing number of non-veterinary companies are offering cleaning and scaling on conscious pets,...

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt two six year old cats in Sydney

Adopt two six year old cats in Sydney

You can adopt two six year old cats in Sydney from the Cat Protection Society NSW, winner of the 2018 Community Education and Outreach Program award in the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards.  Introducing Finn and Sam! Double the love!! Finn and Sam are besties...

Pet adoption

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Winners Revealed!

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Winners Revealed!

The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards is thrilled to announce the WINNERS for 2019. The Rescue Awards is a national program that celebrates and recognises achievements in the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of companion animals Australia-wide. “In our second...

Animal Stories

WWI War dog Digger awarded Blue Cross medal

WWI War dog Digger awarded Blue Cross medal

Australia first Blue Cross Award for WWI War dog Digger On Saturday 29 June at the West Croydon RSL in South Australia, Digger a WWI dog that served at both Gallipoli and on the Western Front was awarded Australia’s first Blue Cross Award. The Blue Cross is a...

Book review

Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast

Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast

Travelling with your beloved dog, cat, bird or horse? Independently researched and collated, Travelling With Pets on Australia's East Coast 4th Edition explores the best pet-friendly accommodation (from 5-star hotels to campgrounds) between Melbourne and Cairns. ...

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