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Measuring chronic pain in cats and dogs

Measuring chronic pain in cats and dogs

Chronic pain refers to a pain condition that occurs over a long period (months) and can be considered maladaptive. It has been increasingly recognised that chronic pain is a condition that can affect companion animals, but there is a lack of reliable and accurate...

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Crazy cat lady is a myth says research

Crazy cat lady is a myth says research

It’s the news cat owners have been waiting for: Owning lots of cats does not, in fact, mean you’re mad, sad or anxious. That’s according to researchers at UCLA, who analyzed more than 500 pet owners and found nothing to support the long-held “crazy cat lady”...

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Working dogs surrendered from drought and bush fire areas in QLD and NSW

Working dogs surrendered from drought and bush fire areas in QLD and NSW

As farmers continue to feel the ongoing effects of drought, many are having to give their beloved four-legged mates away but luckily their city neighbours are stepping up to help as reported by ABC News Brisbane. Dozens of working dogs have been surrendered from...

Improving adoptability of fearful shelter dogs

Improving adoptability of fearful shelter dogs

Fear in shelter dogs may result in euthanasia due to their aggressive behaviour, but this could be avoided by providing positive human interaction. Positive human interaction can decrease fear-induced aggression and improve adoptability of fearful shelter dogs...

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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!...

WIN a year’s supply of Advocate® for your cat or dog

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

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

World Animal Day

World Animal Day

Together we can make the world a better and safer place for all animals World Animal Day is a day of action recognised worldwide for animal rights as well as welfare. It is celebrated on 4 October, Francis of Assisi feast day, the animals’ patron saint. The mission of...

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt two six year old cats in Sydney

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

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Winners Revealed!

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Winners Revealed!

The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards is thrilled to announce the WINNERS for 2019. The Rescue Awards is a national program that celebrates and recognises achievements in the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of companion animals Australia-wide. “In our second...

Animal Stories

WWI War dog Digger awarded Blue Cross medal

WWI War dog Digger awarded Blue Cross medal

Australia first Blue Cross Award for WWI War dog Digger On Saturday 29 June at the West Croydon RSL in South Australia, Digger a WWI dog that served at both Gallipoli and on the Western Front was awarded Australia’s first Blue Cross Award. The Blue Cross is a...

Book review

Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast

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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