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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

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...

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...

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

Dental disease common in dogs and cats over the age of three

Dental disease common in dogs and cats over the age of three

Dental disease in 80% of dogs and cats over age three Dental disease is one of the most common problems diagnosed in pets, with Australian vets finding four out of five dogs and cats over the age of three years exhibit some level of dental disease says the Australian...

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

Second Chance Animal Rescue are offering free pet food

Second Chance Animal Rescue are offering free pet food

Free Pet Food Bank for those Doing it Tough Second Chance Animal Rescue is offering free pet food to anyone who is struggling to afford to feed their animals during these trying times.  Following on from their hugely successful Outreach Program, which offers free...

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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