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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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Show unconditional love for your cat on Valentine’s Day

Show unconditional love for your cat on Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery.  We do know that during the Middle Ages, it was commonly believed in France and England that February 14 was the beginning of birds’ mating season, which added to the idea that...

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Latest Dog

Enjoy Easter with your pets safely

Enjoy Easter with your pets safely

With Easter just around the corner, we would like to remind pet guardians about the dangers of chocolate for your furry friends. While for humans, chocolate is simply a yummy treat, for your furry friend it can make them very sick. In fact, death from chocolate...

Message from AVA on companion animals and COVID-19

Message from AVA on companion animals and COVID-19

AVA President Julia Crawford video message: companion animals and COVID-19 AVA President Dr Julia Crawford has released a video message, regarding the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for Australian pet owners and veterinarians. Dr Crawford has provided much...

Offers

WIN a stunning coffee table book for dog lovers!

WIN a stunning coffee table book for dog lovers!

Teeny Tiny Dogs and their Stories fundraising project This competition has closed.  Congratulations to Maren Heinig, NSW! Our Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards Official Photographer, Jo Lyons Photography has created a stunning coffee table book for dog lovers...

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!...

Dog behaviour & Training

Dog training industry overhaul needed in Australia

Dog training industry overhaul needed in Australia

SCIENCE SHOWS POSITIVE PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Pet professionals call for dog training industry overhaul #TrainPetsPositively Science shows a positive, reward-based approach to dog training is best, say Australia's leading pet training organisations. The Association of...

Pet Wellbeing

Winter tips for pets

Winter tips for pets

As the temperature starts to drop with winter just around the corner, many pets are likely to require a little extra TLC and attention to keep them safe and happy during winter; and now is the time pet parents should start thinking about what extra support their pet...

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

Ways you can volunteer and help your local rescue or animal shelter

Ways you can volunteer and help your local rescue or animal shelter

It's National Volunteer Week - thank you to the thousands of volunteers who rehome pets We put the spotlight on the great work volunteers do for companion animals this National Volunteer Week 18-24 May 2020.  The theme for National Volunteer Week is “Changing...

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

TRIM The Cartographer’s Cat

TRIM The Cartographer’s Cat

The ship's cat who helped Flinders Map Australia Not many cats get memorials. Trim has six of them! This delightful new book, TRIM The Cartographer's Cat details this remarkable and much-loved feline's story who accompanied our famous explorer, Matthew Flinders....

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