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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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Benefits of early-age cat desexing

Health communication key to uptake of early-age cat desexing The Cat Protection Society of NSW has announced a positive change in owner attitudes to responsible cat ownership, but with kitten season around the corner, it’s not time to be complacent about keeping our...

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Latest Dog

Solution to dog bite incidents in the community

Vets say a sensible solution to dog bite incidents should be based on science The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that breed is not a good indicator of behaviour and that legislative decisions in relation to managing dog bites should be based on evidence...

Top dog film festival 2018

The Top Dog Film Festival was launched in 2017 to showcase the incredible bond between dogs and their people through independent films. The 2018 Top Dog Film Festival will tour in the second half of the year, screening over 2 hours of the most inspirational,...

Offers

Pets4Life’s Book of Treats Giveaway!

We have 3 Book of Treats recipe books from Vet Shop Australia to giveaway! 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 book delivered by Vet Shop Australia. This Book...

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

Inaugural Therapy Dog Awareness Month

Did you know over 20,000 Australians enjoy a visit from a therapy dog each week? From kids in a hospital to residents in nursing homes, anxious uni students and stressed office workers – every day around our nation lives are being uplifted by hard-working canines who...

Pet Wellbeing

Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse Conference 2018

Lucy’s Project, the peak organisation raising awareness of the link between animal abuse and domestic violence in Australia, will this weekend bring together family violence specialists, veterinary professionals and policy makers for the Lucy’s Project conference....

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt a male domestic short hair cat in QLD

You can adopt a male domestic short hair cat in QLD from Angel Paws Inc.   This is SEBASTIAN! This super intelligent boy somehow ended up unclaimed in a NQ pound. He has obviously been well loved. He is incredibly affectionate and loves nothing better than sitting on...

Pet adoption

PetRescue donate directly initiative

PetRescue is Australia’s most visited charity website - PetRescue.com.au.  PetRescue brings thousands of rescue pets face-to-face with thousands of potential adopters every day, and all members are able to list their pets at zero cost. PetRescue celebrated its 14th...

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

Welcoming an adopted dog into your home

How to turn a new adolescent or adult dog into your “best dog ever!” Thinking of adopting an adult dog? Diana Rayment from Greyhound Adoption Program Victoria recommends this book 'Love has no age limit' by Patricia McConnell PhD and Karen London PhD. This book tells...

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