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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

Signs of leptospirosis infection in dogs

Signs of leptospirosis infection in dogs

Companion Animal Network Australia urges dog owners to watch out for symptoms of deadly bacterial disease Following recent veterinary reports of exposure to a deadly bacterial disease in NSW and NT, leading animal welfare charity Companion Animal Network Australia...

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...

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

Pet ownership barriers to be broken down

Pet ownership barriers to be broken down

Pet charity Paws for a Purpose are conducting a national survey to learn about the key factors that may be preventing wider pet ownership in Australia. Pet ownership provides valuable social and health benefits to both the pet and their owner, yet many people,...

Pet adoption

Rescue Awards 2022 is open for entries

Rescue Awards 2022 is open for entries

Recognising rescues, shelters, and councils that keep people and their pets together in times of hardship SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: 3 May 2022: Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, pet ownership has substantially increased with thousands of Australians finding...

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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