Latest Cat

3 Ring Championship Cat Show in WA

"A Very Special Swan Cats" 3 Ring Championship Cat Show in WA with three International Judges This ANCATS event is a 3 Ring Championship Cat Show, showcasing some of the finest and adored pedigree felines in Western Australia! ANCATS also welcomes international...

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Tips to prevent dehydration in your cat

According to International Cat Care, there may be times when you will need to prevent dehydration in your cat or increase water intake for a variety of therapeutic reasons. Your cat may have idiopathic cystitis and the aim is to encourage it to produce a more dilute...

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Latest Dog

German war dog swapped sides to become ‘Digger’ in WWI

On 3 May 1918, Australians Corporal M Roach and Private R Conway of C Company, 13 Battalion AIF were in an advanced post in trenches outside Villers-Bretonneux in France.  They enticed a German war messenger dog called Roff into their lines. Roff had a message on its...

Rottweilers most prone to canine osteoarthritis

Rottweilers are the most predisposed dog breed to suffer from canine osteoarthritis according to new research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the UK. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease diagnosed in dogs, and this study is the largest ever...


Archipaws pet portrait competition

This competition has ended. 90 entries from around Australia were received. The ‘Archipaws’ Pet Portrait competition launches today with great prizes and the opportunity to have your superstar pet portrait become a 2-meter tall flag in the Chatswood CBD in Sydney....

RSPCA Animal Health Products prize packs giveaway!

This competition has ended. Congratulations to our winners - Allira Sartori, NSW, Rachael Goldsmith, VIC and Pam Sihota, S.A! RSPCA has released their exciting new animal health product range for Aussie pets.  Thanks to IndyVet we have 3 RSPCA Animal Health product...

Dog behaviour & Training

Aussie police dog honoured in PNG

After several years of service in Australia, York was transferred to the PNG police to support the ever-growing fight against terrorism.  Sadly, after five years' service in Papua New Guinea, York died in 2015. The Queensland Police Serice (QPS) has a memorial...

Pet Wellbeing

Tips to keep your pet healthy

Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry to our RSPCA Animal Health pack giveaway and answered our question, 'what is your top tip to keep your pet healthy?' We received many great entries from cat and dog guardians around Australia!  We just had to share some of...

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt a blue grey female kitten in S.A.

You can adopt a blue grey female kitten in S.A from Wet Noses Animal Rescue.  This is Smoky! She is available for interstate adoption. Smoky is a stunning blue grey female kitten who is approximately 7 months old. Smoky came into the rescue as an older kitten with her...

Pet adoption

National Pet adoption day 2018

National Pet Adoption Day 2018 is this Sunday 4th February and homeless pets all over Australia need your help to get the word out! Tell your mum, your friends, your boss, your neighbour that it’s a great day to start the search for a new family member, to learn about...

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

Your guide to pet-friendly destinations in Australia

Pets On Holiday by Gareth Brock is an excellent comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about pet-friendly destinations in Australia - accommodation, activities including walking trails and cafes all over Australia. Whether you're hitting the road for a...


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