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Great Christmas gift ideas for cats

Entertaining the kids over the Christmas/New Year holidays can be stressful enough. But you won’t have to worry about Fluffy with these great Christmas gift ideas for cats. We’ve asked a few cat-loving experts for their ideas to keep cats entertained and happy over...

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Nine per cent increase in pet cat vaccination in past year

The Cat Protection Society of NSW has announced a positive change in owner attitudes to responsible cat ownership, with its latest Ipsos survey showing a 9% increase in the number of vaccinated pet cats since last year. But with kitten season around the corner, it’s...

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Great Christmas gift ideas for dogs

Entertaining the kids over the Christmas/New Year holidays can be stressful enough. But you won't have to worry about keeping Fido happy with these great Christmas gift ideas for dogs! We've asked a range of dog loving experts for their ideas to keep dogs entertained...

Chocolate Labradors have shorter life span than black and yellow

Chocolate Labrador Retrievers have a significantly shorter lifespan than their black and yellow counterparts, according to the results of the largest study ever done of the breed in the UK. The median lifespan for chocolate Labradors is just 10.7 years, 1.4 years...

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Pets4Life’s Book of Treats Giveaway!

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Natasha Street, TAS, Sally Purbick-Illek, QLD and Joanne Blaik, VIC! Thanks to Vet Shop Australia, we have 3 copies of the Book of Treats to giveaway valued at $14.95 each.  Each winner will each receive one recipe...

CAT LOVERS SHOW MELBOURNE GIVEAWAY 2018

The competition has now closed.  Congratulations to Peter Simpson, Anne Radisch, and Michelle Willoughby! The 3 winners of our Cat Lovers Show Melbourne Giveaway will each receive one pair of e-tickets delivered to directly to their email inbox by the organisers of...

Dog behaviour & Training

Better behaviour assessment for shelter dogs

Better behaviour assessment could be the key to more successful adoptions and reducing the risk of euthanasia for shelter dogs, according to new University of Queensland research. School of Veterinary Science PhD candidate Liam Clay is collaborating with RSPCA...

Pet Wellbeing

Festive food and pets don’t mix

Avoid an unplanned visit to the vet this Christmas!  Festive foods and pets don't mix! The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is advising pet owners to be careful about keeping festive food well away from animals this Christmas. AVA President, Dr Paula Parker,...

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt a Medium Female Mixed Breed Puppy in W.A

You can adopt a medium female mixed breed puppy in W.A.  This is Portia from Saving Animals From Euthanasia (SAFE) Karratha.  Portia is a newbie in the SAFE program and her carer says she's great with other dogs, gentle with humans, a snuggly sleeper, a very clever...

Pet adoption

AUSTRALIA-WIDE WINNERS FOR COMPANION ANIMAL RESCUE

517 entries received in inaugural companion animal rescue awards Companion Animal Rescue Awards Founder Cathy Beer from Pets4Life is thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural Companion Animal Rescue Awards which celebrate and recognise inspiring examples of...

Pet Parent Stories & Tips

Kelly Giles shares 3 tips for introducing a puppy to a cat

When Daisy, the beloved family Labrador passed away last year, the Giles family took their time before deciding to bring home 'Bee', a Groodle (Golden Retriever Poodle cross) puppy in November.  Little did they know that their 7-year-old cat, Lincoln was not too keen...

Book review

Recipes for cats and dogs

The Book of Treats is full of easy and delicious recipes for cats and dogs from Vet Shop Australia.  It has recipes for special occasions, different seasons or just for fun for your favourite fur-friends to enjoy. With this pet recipe book, we hope to bring joy and...

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