Latest Cat

ANCATS 22nd Anniversary Cat Show in NSW

Calling lovers of glamorous felines right meow! If there was a show of pedigree cats that defined glamour and elegance, it’s the ANCATS 22nd Anniversary Cat Show in Sydney held on Sunday, March 31 in Menai, NSW. Australian National Cats Inc proudly presents the Seven...

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Vegan or vegetarian diet for cats

Have you changed to a vegan or vegetarian diet and thinking of doing the same for your cat?  Humans can easily switch to a no meat diet very successfully without health problems.  Unfortunately, it's not the same for cats says International Cat Care. A vegan or...

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Latest Dog

Canine brachycephaly is a welfare problem

Canine brachycephaly (flat face) is a systematic welfare problem according to the latest research article in RSPCA Science Update 64. Canine brachycephaly is a mutation that causes shortening of the skull and gives dogs such as Pugs and French Bulldogs their...

Dr Leigh covers dog scooting

Veterinarian Dr. Leigh Davidson from Your Vet Online covers all you need to know about dog scooting.  Dr Leigh says there are quite a few potential reasons why your dog might scoot along the floor on their bottom. The main reason they do this is that they are either...


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

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

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

Why pet vaccination is so important

This World Veterinary Day on 27 April, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is shining a light on the importance of pet vaccination and responsible pet ownership as being essential for the health and welfare of pets. With this year’s theme of the Value of...

Adoptable pet of the week

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

Doris Day Hollywood legend and rescue animal advocate dies at 97

Vale Doris Day! Thank you for entertaining us and your passionate work to improve the lives of rescue animals around the globe. Today, a letter was sent by T. Robert Bashara, CFO of The Doris Day Animal Foundation announcing the sad news of Doris Day's passing. "With...

Animal Stories

Lila the Labrador protects the planet

As first seen in Issue 7 of RSPCA Queensland's The Biscuit, Lila the Labrador was initially trained by her owner and 4Ocean Co-founder Alex Schulze to dive for lobsters, but because she became so good at it, her owner thought she could use her talents for something...

Book review

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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I’m excited to be on the Judging panel for the Advocate People’s Rescue Story. Entries close 30 June!Here are our Category 8 Judges!
They will be judging the Advocate® People’s Rescue Story Award.

Have you adopted or fostered a pet? You know someone who has rescued a companion animal and has an amazing story to tell? Well, entries are now open for the #JetpetsRescueAwards2019 😁 via rescueawards.com.au

Pictured: Advantage Petcare Dr. Liisa Ahlström, Dan White and Rescue Awards Founder, Cathy Beer.
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