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

Health and welfare of dogs in WA

The Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care. As companions and working animals, dogs have an important place in the lives of many Western...

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...


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

ACT set to recognise animals as sentient beings

As reported by ABC News, pet owners who keep their dogs locked up and do not allow them to exercise for longer than one day could face a fine of up to $4,000 under sweeping changes that enshrine animal feelings into ACT law. Under the bill, confinement is judged on...

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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Just in case you missed it...here's the Ch7 Sunrise segment featuring one of our 2018 Finalists for the Advocate® People’s Rescue Story, Georgi and her cat, Frankenkitten, John and his rescue dog, Tilly and Cathy Beer, Founder of the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards.

Meet Frankenkitten, the adorable four-eared, one-eye kitten inspiring future pet-owners to adopt rescue animals. 😻
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