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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

Avoid puppy scams in Australia

Avoid puppy scams in Australia

Companion Animal Network Australia shines the light on puppy scams that are breaking hearts Leading animal welfare charity Companion Animal Network Australia (CANA) has partnered with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) during Scams Awareness...

Greysland Sensory gardens Open Day

Greysland Sensory gardens Open Day

On 30 May 2021 Greyhound Rescue’s Rehabilitation and Rehoming centre at Bargo, NSW officially opened ‘Greysland’.  Nat Panzarino, Greyhound Rescue’s President, explains: “These unique gardens are a major component in enabling Greyhound Rescue’s staff and volunteers to...

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...

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...

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...

Pet Wellbeing

New War Animals Memorial unveiled

New War Animals Memorial unveiled

New War Animals Memorial unveiled On the 11th of September every year, a service takes place in the small town of Fréthun (on the outskirts of Calais, France) to commemorate all those who have served under the NATO flag.  Whilst not strictly part of NATO, Australia...

Pet adoption

Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2021 Winners revealed

Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2021 Winners revealed

Outstanding pet shelters, rescue groups, and volunteers from coast to coast receive the recognition they deserve In another year that has been very challenging for rescue groups and animal shelters across the country, the Pet Insurance Australia Companion Animal...

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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