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Calls to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas

Calls to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas

Calls to Gumtree to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas are being ignored by the online marketplace, despite being made aware that free pets are often abandoned in the New Year. In previous years, more than 300 unwanted pets in Sydney alone were abandoned...

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Pets4Life’s picks for Cat Christmas Gifts

Pets4Life’s picks for Cat Christmas Gifts

Have you started your Christmas shopping?  Here are our picks for great cat Christmas gifts your feline friend will love. Cat Christmas gift - Ripple Rug Keep your cat entertained with the Ripple rug.  This is a great 'cat activity mat' with endless possibilities for...

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Latest Dog

Dangerous foods for pets to watch out for

Dangerous foods for pets to watch out for

The festive season can be a busy time of year for humans, but it’s also a very busy time for our pets.  Festive social events are invariably associated with tasty foods, often placed within reach of companion animals which – if not kept under observation – tend to...

Pets4Life’s picks for Dog Christmas Gifts

Pets4Life’s picks for Dog Christmas Gifts

Don't forget your canine friend this Christmas.  Here are our picks for great dog Christmas gifts to keep them happily occupied, stay cool and looking glamorous over the summer holidays. Seasons' Greetings! Dog Christmas gifts - Aussie Dog Monster Treat Ball Our...

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

Pet Insurance Australia bushfire support

Pet Insurance Australia bushfire support

In response to the unprecedented bushfires across Australia, existing Pet Insurance Australia policies will now provide bushfire support cover for any pet health complications, regardless of policy type, brought about by the recent bushfire events. “This includes...

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

Give a Dog a Bone Keep Kitty Happy Christmas Appeal 2019

Give a Dog a Bone Keep Kitty Happy Christmas Appeal 2019

Give a dog a bone keep kitty happy Christmas Appeal 25 November – 15 December 2019 It’s the appeal that keeps on giving.  Every year, hundreds of Sydneysiders give generously to ensure homeless dogs and cats don’t miss out on the joys of Christmas through the annual...

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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