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Cat Vet Dr Kim’s tips for choosing a cattery

The holidays are fast approaching, perhaps you're thinking of taking the family to Bali or Hamilton Island or taking a few days leave to watch Roger Federer compete at the Australian Open Tennis in January.  Before you get out the credit card, who will look after your...

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The human-cat relationship, 30 years of research

Why are some cats friendly and more curious towards humans while others run away? As reported in the RSPCA Science Update 58 October 2017, this article is a review of the human-cat relationship over the last 30 years of research including findings on the cat to cat...

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Latest Dog

Heat stress, dehydration and sunburn in dogs

Summer is a great time to be out and about with your dog; swimming, taking long walks, exploring parks, camping and more. However, Dogs NSW warns the hot weather also brings unexpected summer dangers including heat stress, dehydration and sunburn in dogs that can be...

Summer dangers, snake and tick bites in dogs

Summer is a great time to be out and about with your dog; swimming, taking long walks, exploring parks, camping and more. However, Dogs NSW warns the hot weather also brings unexpected summer dangers including snake and tick bites in dogs that can be deadly! Pet...

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WIN a Peter Alexander Christmas chocolate gift pack!

 Have you been a good pet parent this year? This competition has ended. Congratulations to our winners: Debbie Marshall (NSW), Bobbi Cooney (QLD) and Chrissy Roberts (W.A.)! We have 3 Peter Alexander Christmas chocolate gift packs to giveaway valued at $55 each! Each...

WIN a SolClean Pet Care pack

WIN a SolClean Pet Care Pack You can WIN a SolClean Pet Care Pack RRP $74.70! Thanks to SolClean, we have three packs to giveaway suitable for cats and dogs.  SolClean uses the latest technologies that are chemical free, non-toxic, gentle to people, pets and the...

Dog behaviour & Training

Keep your dog entertained with KONG toys for dogs

Rodney Gooch, KONG Advisor Team Coordinator in Australia explains the different types of KONG toys for dogs, shares a story about Axel the barking Ridgeback and his top tips to keep your dog healthy and happy. Pets4Life: So, what are KONG toys for dogs, what are they...

Pet Wellbeing

Dr Joanne Righetti ways to reduce pet stress

Stress can be defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. Stress can be felt instantaneously, can pass quickly or can become chronic when experienced over the long term. Your pampered pooch or pussycat...

Adoptable pet of the week

Adopt a small male mix breed dog in NSW

You can Adopt a small male mix breed dog in NSW from Fetching Dogs. This is Ristretto, a very sweet, bright eyed and bushy tailed little boy. He is an absolutely beautiful dog who is very affectionate with his people. Snuggling up close to you on the lounge is one of...

Pet adoption

Actor Liam Hemsworth ‘Doggy Dad of the Year’

Ahead of Father’s Day on 3rd September 2017, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Australia named Actor Liam Hemsworth “Doggy Dad of the Year”. The Independence Day: Resurgence actor famously rescued his animal companions, Tani and Dora, from a shelter....

Pet Parent Stories & Tips

Michaela’s low-cost DIY catio

Michaela Lobb lives in Berwick, Victoria with three 'moggie' cats Vincent, Maximus and Tabitha. When Michaela bought her first house in 2013, she wanted a secure outdoor area for Vincent where he could get fresh air and exercise while still being a house cat. So, with...

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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